Instructional Design/Technology Newsletter
New Grade Post Policy in Canvas
Canvas has implemented new changes to the grade center. Before, instructors were able to mute/unmute grade columns. Now, instructors are able to post/hide grades.
Stump the Experts
The Open Lab sessions at the upcoming Instructional Design & Technology Conference on July 26 are designed to tackle attendees’ questions more in-depth.
Understanding Assignments in Canvas
In the fourth installment of the Getting Started in Canvas series, learn more about the five different types of assignments in Canvas as well as how to set up the Assignments Page.
New Changes to the Libraries Search Function
A recent change to the UMKC Libraries website search box results in a new look for your inquiry results.
Blackboard Soon to be Gone With the Wind
Summer 2019 is the last semester that courses will be offered in Blackboard at UMKC. Access to Blackboard will be shut off for faculty and staff on September 3rd. Students will lose access at the end of July. Make plans to archive your Blackboard courses and switch to Canvas.
Assignments, SpeedGrader, GradeCenter: Oh My!
Attend the July 26 Canvas Conference to learn how to create assignments, explore assignment settings, create custom grade columns, use the SpeedGrader, and more.
Making a Connection: Adding and Linking Files
In the third installment of the Canvas: Getting Started series, we show you how to link to content you have already created within Canvas.
Mac Mojave Manual Update Needed
Mac Mojave users will need to manually update their Panopto recorder to latest version: Panopto 7.0.
Scheduled Turnitin Outage Set for July 13
On Saturday, July 13, Turnitin will take an 8-hour maintenance window from 3 a.m. until 11 a.m. (CST).