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UMKC Online Newsletter

Fall 2018

Respondus LockDown Browser Now Integrated with Canvas

Respondus LockDown Browser is now integrated with our Canvas LMS. Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment in a learning management system (LMS). Quizzes or tests created for use with LockDown Browser cannot be accessed...

Keep Students Engaged with Panopto’s Quizzing Feature

You can keep students engaged with your instructor-created Panopto content by using Panopto’s Quizzing feature. While the feature is not new to Panopto, the gradebook integration with Canvas recently was enhanced. You can create multiple quizzes within one Panopto...

New Integration Enabled for TurnItIn

A new integration was enabled for TurnItIn this summer. This built-in integration makes it easy to set up a TurnItIn assignment within the Canvas LMS. Now, instead of having to set up TurnItIn on a separate screen in the app, you can create an assignment within Canvas...

UMKC University Libraries: FAQs

Check out our responses to common questions instructors have about posting materials in Canvas. Q: How can I place links to library resources (articles, eBooks, etc.) in my course site or syllabus? A: Here's a detailed how-to guide for linking to library-owned...

Canvas Tip: Notification Preferences

Notification preferences in Canvas are specified and controlled by the user. Unlike Blackboard, Canvas allows users to customize their notification experience. These preferences only apply to you, meaning your students are also able to customize their notification...

Did You Know…?

Canvas developers want to engage with you and seek your help in making Canvas more user-friendly. Within the Canvas community, you have the ability to use the Canvas Studio to view feature suggestions made by other Canvas users, vote on the usefulness of those...

OLC Collaborate–Kansas City Wrap-Up

On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the Online Learning Consortium and University of Missouri-Kansas City teamed up to host OLC Collaborate—Kansas City at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. Nearly 90 attendees attended the event, the focus being Breaking Barriers:...