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Using the Canvas Late Policy to Automatically Enter a 0

Using the Canvas Late Policy to Automatically Enter a 0

How to set missing assignments to a 0: Open the Canvas course. Select Grades in the left-hand course menu. Select the wheel or gear icon in the upper, right-hand corner of the grade center. The Late Policies tab will now appear. Select automatically apply grade for...

Import Grades from Canvas to Pathway

Import Grades from Canvas to Pathway

If you have entered your grades in Canvas or Blackboard, you have the option of importing them to Pathway. The Registrar’s Office has provided step-by-step instructions (opens as a PDF download) on how to import grades to Pathway...

Canvas Tip: How to Change the +/- Grading Scheme in Canvas

Canvas Tip: How to Change the +/- Grading Scheme in Canvas

Instructors have full control over the grading scheme in their Canvas course, including the +/- system. To edit the grading scheme in your course, go to Settings and select the box for "enable course grading scheme". Select view grading scheme to view the current...

Last Chance to Request a Blackboard Course Site for Spring 2019

Last Chance to Request a Blackboard Course Site for Spring 2019

Summer 2019 is the last semester Blackboard will be available for students and instructors. If you plan to teach in Blackboard in spring or summer 2019, you will need to request a course site. If you have questions about the transition, you can visit our Canvas...

No Grading in Panopto on December 15

No Grading in Panopto on December 15

On December 15, Panopto customers will be upgraded to Panopto 6.0. This upgrade will require downtime: Site maintenance will begin at 6:00 p.m. CST. Panopto expects up to 4 hours of downtime. If you need to grade student submissions in Panopto, please budget your time...

Need Help with Canvas? Use the Canvas Request System.

Need Help with Canvas? Use the Canvas Request System.

As you begin to prepare for courses for the upcoming term, you may discover you are in need of a course/section combination or a migration from Blackboard to Canvas. To streamline these requests, there is a Canvas Request System located in the Help menu on the...

Register for the UMKC Online Virtual Conference

Register for the UMKC Online Virtual Conference

Join UMKC Online for a virtual conference on Jan. 15, 2019, to explore the tools and techniques for teaching in the digital age. One topic of interest at the virtual conference will be Critical Thinking, Canvas, and Research: Designing Thought Provoking Online...

UMKC Online Office Closed During UMKC’s Winter Break

UMKC Online Office Closed During UMKC’s Winter Break

The UMKC Online office will be closed for UMKC’s winter break. The office will be closed from Friday, December 21, at the end of the business day. and we will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at 8 a.m.  While our office is closed, please see...

UMKC Online Virtual Conference Scheduled for Jan. 15

UMKC Online Virtual Conference Scheduled for Jan. 15

UMKC Online Virtual Conference Scheduled for Jan. 15 How does Canvas help you teach? Join UMKC Online for a virtual conference to explore the tools and techniques for teaching in the digital age. We will discuss:  Getting Started with Canvas Migrating Blackboard...

Make Your Canvas Course Ready for Primetime

Make Your Canvas Course Ready for Primetime

Whether you are looking for new tools to make your spring course more interactive or just clean up your course organization, UMKC Online has a number of upcoming workshops designed to help you get your spring Canvas course ready for the first day of school. Please...

Transition From Blackboard to Canvas

Transition From Blackboard to Canvas

Are you ready to make the transition to Canvas? You can easily migrate your Blackboard courses to Canvas, so you are ready for the spring 2019 term. After completing the migration steps, you are encouraged to review the course for any necessary clean-up to the...

Panopto Outage Scheduled for Dec. 15

Panopto Outage Scheduled for Dec. 15

On December 15, Panopto customers will be upgraded to Panopto 6.0. This upgrade will require downtime: Site maintenance will begin at 6:00 pm CST. Panopto expects up to 4 hours of downtime. During the time our Panopto site is offline, you will not be able...

UMKC Online Offers Training Workshops

UMKC Online Offers Training Workshops

Need help building your Canvas course? Questions about captioning in Panopto? Experiencing issues while trying to create quizzes in Canvas? Want tips on making your course accessible? You can be enlightened on these topics and more by participating in free...

Need Help with Course Migration? Use the Canvas Request System

Need Help with Course Migration? Use the Canvas Request System

As you begin to prepare for courses for upcoming term, you may discover you are in need of a course/section combination or a migration from Blackboard to Canvas. To streamline these requests, there is a Canvas Request System located in the Help menu on the...

Migrating a Course from Blackboard to Canvas

Migrating a Course from Blackboard to Canvas

With the impending deadline to convert courses from Blackboard to Canvas, you may wish to migrate a course sooner rather than later. Step-by-step directions to export your course from Blackboard and importing it to canvas can be found on the UMKC Canvas...

Copy a Canvas Course to a New Canvas Course Site

Copy a Canvas Course to a New Canvas Course Site

How do you copy content from a sandbox site in Canvas to a live course site in Canvas? What is the easiest way to copy a course site from a previous semester to a new semester? Find step-by-step directions on how to import a Canvas course on the UMKC...

Spring 2019 Course Sites are Now Available in Canvas

Spring 2019 Course Sites are Now Available in Canvas

Spring 2019 course sites have been created and are now available in Canvas. Instructors will find Spring 2019 course sites in their Canvas Dashboard, or in their All Courses list. The All Courses list is accessed by selecting Courses in the Canvas main...

Publish Your Spring 2019 Course in Canvas

Publish Your Spring 2019 Course in Canvas

Spring 2019 courses are now available in Canvas. In order for your students to access the course site and its contents, you will need to publish the course in Canvas. Follow these instructions on how to publish your course in Canvas. Please note that the...

Add and Remove Courses From Your Canvas Dashboard

Add and Remove Courses From Your Canvas Dashboard

Spring 2019 courses have been created. This might mean that the courses on your Canvas Dashboard have changed. You can add or remove courses from your Canvas Dashboard at any time by using the Courses option in the left-hand navigation menu. Check out our...

When Do You Plan on Moving to Canvas?

When Do You Plan on Moving to Canvas?

Blackboard will be available for spring and summer 2019 courses and after that it will be retired from use at UMKC. In fall 2018 we had over 1,500 courses in Canvas so we are well on our way! In fall 2019, all courses will be taught in Canvas, so make your...

Teaching in Blackboard? Request a Blackboard Course Site

Teaching in Blackboard? Request a Blackboard Course Site

If you plan on teaching in Blackboard this spring, you must request a course site using the Blackboard Request System. To access the Blackboard Request System sign into Blackboard > at the top of the page select Request System > Course Site Request....

Weekly Workshops: Nov. 5 – 9

Weekly Workshops: Nov. 5 – 9

Interested in learning more about Canvas and various teaching tools at UMKC? Join us for our free workshops! Our team of instructional designers and instructional technologists are available to answer your questions and help you use technology to enhance the learning...

Instructional Technology Support Articles

Instructional Technology Support Articles

UMKC provides a variety of technology tools to promote and support innovative teaching and learning strategies for students, faculty, and staff. From learning management systems (LMS) to lecture capture tools to web conferencing solutions, not only do we host free...

Panopto Captioning Assistance

Panopto Captioning Assistance

Since Academic Year 2016-2017, UMKC Online has implemented increasing standards for accessibility in online courses. The current standards are expressed in the UMKC Online Course Certification Checklist (items 35-39). The accessibility standards listed in the...