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.
Attend the July 26 Canvas Conference to learn how to create assignments, explore assignment settings, create custom grade columns, use the SpeedGrader, and more.
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 users will need to manually update their Panopto recorder to latest version: Panopto 7.0.
Turnitin and Respondus are designed to enhance academic integrity, while Zoom can be a great alternative for a classroom.
The second installment of the Getting Started Series discusses how to customize pages in Canvas.
Explore the resources available to faculty from the Instructional Design & Technology team.
On Saturday, July 13, Turnitin will take an 8-hour maintenance window from 3 a.m. until 11 a.m. (CST).
Summer online workshops are available for UMKC faculty who are new to or familiar with the tool.
Beginning with the Fall 2019 semester, Zoom will be the only supported web-conferencing tool in Canvas.
Introducing a new series of articles, each focusing on a small aspect of Canvas, leading up to a complete course build. The first article in the series discusses how content is organized in the Canvas LMS.
Faculty members who attend the Open Textbook Library–Faculty Workshop at the UMKC Canvas Conference can earn a $250 Textbook Review Incentive in addition to learning more about Open Educational Resources.
On June 22, UMKC’s Panopto cloud site will be upgraded to the latest release. This upgrade will require an expected 3 hours of downtime.
Credo Reference is a database that contains reference materials such as digital encyclopedias, dictionaries, and more.
Blackboard Collaborate will no longer be available following the Summer 2019 semester.
Instructors who have previously taught in Canvas and want to become more efficient in their workflow and communications with students can do so by utilizing the Canvas Teacher App, which will be discussed at the July 26th conference.
New to the world of Canvas? Want to take a deeper dive into tools for your online course? The July 26th Canvas Conference is designed to help instructors excel in the creation and design of their online courses.
This is the final semester Blackboard will be available for online courses. Make the transition to Canvas today.
Top Hat, an interactive, cloud-based teaching platform enabling instructors to engage students both inside and outside the classroom, will be offereing four online workshops for both new and existing users of the tool.
On June 22, 2019, UMKC’s Panopto cloud site will be upgraded to the latest release.
Excel in Canvas by attending one of the free training sessions offered by the Instructional Design & Technology team.
Learn how to make the Canvas gradebook work for you.
Check our end-of-semester checklist to ensure your term ends smoothly.
Summer 2019 is the last semester to teach in Blackboard. Make the switch to Canvas soon.