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>: https://beav.es/ZZM
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>: https://beav.es/ZZQ
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: https://beav.es/ZZd
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 https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13738-73553813659, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com (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: https://beav.es/ZZW
Wishing you all a very successful fall term!
Associate Director, Learning Platform Services
Information Services | Oregon State University
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