How to Roll Content from Blackboard to Canvas

We have had some request for a quick how-to video of rolling content from Blackboard to Canvas, and while this may not be the best method, here is the requested tutorial. The Circles team recommends you chat with a Faculty Developer/Instructional Designer (FDID) to see what strategies will work best for rolling your content. However, […]

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Five Things: Transitioning Your Courses to Canvas

This month we take a look at five things you should know about transitioning your content from Blackboard to Canvas.

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Getting off to a Quick Start in Canvas with Sample Courses from the Commons

Building a course from scratch in Canvas (or any learning management system) can be very time consuming, and importing from Blackboard into Canvas may ultimately end up costing time after all the clean up work.   Additionally, the new Rubric for Online Competencies (ROC) adds numerous standards for effective online course design & delivery, including a […]

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Expedited Keyword Search in Google Chrome

There are many reasons why Google Chrome is my go to browser. This little trick is high on the list of those reasons. This trick saves me quite a bit of time searching for stuff. When I search in Chrome, I simply type a key letter and a keyword or topic that I am looking […]

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Educause 2017

Thank you for attending our session at Educuase 2017. Below you will find the interactive outsourced memory of our session.    

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Adding a Gif to Canvas Course Cards

We have had a few questions on how to add Gifs to the Course Cards in Canvas. Here is a link to the Canvas web page for the instructions, but we thought it might be fun to make some Gif’d Gif instructions so you can learn in a Giffy.

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Canvage: Detangling Solution

  Does the Blackboard to Canvas transition have you tied up in knots? Are you looking to start right, but are not sure where to begin? Would you like some tips and tricks on how best to roll your Blackboard content to Canvas? Might we suggest… CANVAGE The Detangling Solution designed for faculty all tangled […]

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Lessons Learned in Designing Courses in Canvas: A Conversation

On November 13th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm the Circles team hosted a live-stream panel discussion with our local Canvas Pilot faculty. In this session, Pilot faculty discussed some of the lessons learned from designing courses in and testing content using Canvas.  Below you will find the recording of that session.

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Five Things: Your Syllabus in Canvas

In this month’s Five Things video we explore the five things you should know about your syllabus in Canvas.  

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360 Remote Reality: Natural History and Environmental Issues of the Colorado Plateau

Special thanks to the Valencia Foundation for the endowed chair program, which allows Valencia faculty to collaborate and innovate on new forms of learning. This year, James Adamski, professor or earth science on east, is using his endowed chair to help fund a trip where he and his students are learning about the geology, hydrology and natural […]

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