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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.

Explore How Canvas Content is Organized

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.

Reminder: Panopto Outage This Weekend

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.

There’s An App For That!

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.

Learn More About Top Hat in Upcoming Online Workshops

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.