08/11/21 Wednesday EdTech Update

Calendar iconNew Quizzes Workshops Available!

New Quizzes will be the only option in Canvas after January 1st, 2022 — Classic Quizzes will no longer be available after that time.

Want to get an overview and some guidance on using New Quizzes with the Dynamic Duo? Pop into one of these upcoming workshops:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 17th, at 2:00 pm in Zoom
  • Thursday, Aug. 19th, at 9:30 am in Boyer 222
  • Wednesday, Sept. 22nd, at 10:10 am in Zoom
  • Tuesday, Oct. 26th, at 3 pm in Boyer 222

No RSVP necessary. For Zoom meetings, use the same meeting link and password as Instructional Design Office Hours. For Boyer meetings, we have a 9-person capacity for socially distanced seating; first come, first served.


folder iconBeginning of the Semester Resources

Need to update your Canvas dashboard? Consult the newest academic planning calendar documents? Publish your course? Open your course early? Find answers to these questions and more in our “Beginning of the Semester Resources” blog article.


Canvas Pro Tip iconCanvas Pro Tip:
Adding People to Canvas Courses

If you need to add a TA or colleague to a course in Canvas, please complete the request linked below and ETS will process it as quickly as possible.

Note: Anyone added to your course as a “Peer Reviewer,” such as for observation purposes, can view all published course content, discussion posts, and assignment instructions/settings, but not student roster, submissions, or grades.

Add People to Canvas Request

Canvas Pro Tip iconCanvas Pro Tip:
“From File Repository to Fabulous”
[Canvas webinar]

Canvas held an excellent webinar (~40 min) for folks new to Canvas or looking to level up the online content for their course. Check out the webinar recording and their handout of resources.


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Rocky Allinger & Cindi Kerns
callinger@messiah.edu | ckerns@messiah.edu
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