Julia Lee-Soety, Biology

“I really like how easy and pretty fool-proof Canvas is. Grading writing assignments using the rubrics has been one of the best features. Setting up quizzes is also much easier, especially writing grouped questions. The only thing I had trouble initially is figuring out how to put Modules together. Once I got used to it,…

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Canvas Subscription Training

The Canvas Project Team is pleased to announce that SJU is now enrolled in Canvas Subscription Training, a series of live training webinars designed to help faculty use Canvas – whether in a class delivered fully online or to enhance a traditional face-to-face class.   Covering more than thirty topics, the courses are suitable for online education novices, distance education…

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Shawn Krahmer, Theology & Religious Studies

“I’m having my students keep reading/reflection logs, 2 entries per week.  Using the Canvas “Discussions” feature, I assigned each student to their own unique “discussion.”  That student and I are the only ones who have access to this “discussion.”  Students can upload or type in their reflections.  These are auto dated, so I know whether…

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Tim Swift, Management

“I am one of the least technologically savvy instructors at St. Joe’s, but I knew we could do better than Blackboard, so I became a Canvas Early Adopter. The Canvas training was easy to understand, and Canvas has a GREAT look and feel. My students love it.  Perhaps most importantly, Canvas is intuitive – “things”…

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Greg Tanzola, Accounting

“I am very pleased so far at the ease at which I can use Canvas.  In addition, the product is much more robust, user-friendly, and intuitive than what I have used in the past.” 

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Canvas: March Training Published

The Canvas Project Team has now published our Canvas training schedule for the month of March. In an effort to customize your training experience, we’ve developed the Canvas Profile questionnaire. This questionnaire is designed to help us get to know you, your teaching mode, learning style, and migration preference. Once you’ve filled out your Canvas Profile, a member…

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Canvas: February Training Published

Dear Colleagues, The Canvas Project Team has now published our Canvas training schedule for the month of February.Based on attendance and positive feedback from our Early Adopters, we will host training entirely online, using Zoom, for the month of February. With the Spring II term beginning on March 5th, the February training is targeted for faculty who will be teaching in Canvas at that time. We highly recommend that online faculty who…

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News from the Project Manager – January

As the Spring semester begins to move forward, there has been a significant amount of progress made around the Canvas project.  Our group of early adopters is now teaching their Spring courses in Canvas.  Throughout the semester, the Canvas Project Team will be gathering feedback to help fine tune our full launch of Canvas for…

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