Oregon State University • Learn@OregonState Updates
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We've been busy this summer!

Check out these updates in Learn@OregonState

Sections in Canvas - If you teach multiple course sections, you now have many new options to manage assignments, grades and communications by section. Take a look at our FAQ <copy/paste in your browser>:

Manage Assistants has a new name -  "Add TA . . ." You can add a TA, Designer, Observer, and a new role called Grader to your Canvas site using the "Add TA . .. " course menu link. More in our FAQ: <copy/paste in your browser>:

Enable Turnitin on Canvas assignment - Turnitin originality check is now an option for Canvas File Upload assignments, which means instructors can enable Turnitin reports in a more streamlined way. The usual File Upload features are supported, including rubrics, group assignments and peer review. More details here:

New Gradebook - Canvas has released a new Gradebook. Starting September 17, it will be optional for instructors who would like to try it out in a course. Features include options to arrange and filter columns, apply late policies, and more. Take a look at the Canvas Guide, or contact if you'd like a personal tour. 

Top Hat - OSU's new student response system is integrated with Canvas. Turning will also be integrated in Canvas through 2018-19. If you'd like to know more about Top Hat, drop us a line at (aka, the Clicker team).

NameCoach - will soon allow users to enter their pronouns in addition to recording their name. Users will set up pronouns per individual course site; the name recording is universal. FAQ:

Wishing you all a very successful fall term!


Lynn Greenough
Associate Director, Learning Platform Services
Information Services | Oregon State University
541-737-1035 |
466 Learning Innovation Center (LInC)

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