This is the first of a series of weekly Newsflashes TeLS will be sending out. We hope to provide some useful web based resources each week and identify some ways that we can be of assistance during this time of transition.
You can see our training schedule on the Yavapai College training site located here.
We invite you to call us, email us, or stop by our offices anytime for assistance.
We created a great resource on the TeLS Webletter for you to begin learning how to use Canvas. In addition to our scheduled trainings we invite you to call or email us and stop by the office for some one-on-one training. If you have a few people in your division you can get together to work with Canvas, please let us know and we would be happy to be there to help!
Important Places to Go for Canvas Information
Our TeLS Offices
We have a new faculty workroom and we are ready to help you with anything related to Canvas. Stop by our Prescott or Clarkdale office anytime for assistance.
The Canvas Community
The Community offers faculty a place to go to share ideas about how Canvas is working for them and as a place to add requests for features. It is also a great place to get answers about how to use Canvas.
The Canvas Vimeo Channel
The Vimeo channel has many videos for students and faculty. By selecting the “Collections” tab you can see the various albums that organize the video content.
As we move away from Blackboard, we will also be using a different plagiarism detection tool. We are moving to Turnitin and feel confident that the integration it has with Canvas will be a good experience for faculty and students.
Will be be sharing some basic “how to” videos specific to Yavapai College, but for now Turnitin has some great videos about how to use the product.
We will be moving from using Tegrity as our lecture capture software to Panopto. Panopto provides the same functionality as tegrity but has a number of other great features. Videos created in tegrity are being added to Panopto and by the beginning of the fall semester Canvas will be integrated with Panopto.
Learn about Using Panopto
Panopto has some great resources available to learn how to use the software. You can see the “How to’s” here under “documentation.” There is also a great selection of videos available here. The sections that will help the most are “Recording,” “Uploading,” and “Editing.”