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Phone: 785-532-7722
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News

  • Raise Limit for Show Question Details in Quizzes is a new feature being voted on now in the Canvas Community. This feature would increase the amount of questions that will be displayed. You can vote for this feature now in the Canvas Community.

  • K-State Online Classic was retired Jan. 1, 2017 — Instructors no longer have the ability to access K-State Online Classic after Jan. 1, 2017. Instructors who need access to their old content in Classic will be required to submit a request formOn Dec 15, 2017, all information residing in K-State Online Classic will be archived and reside permanently offline. At that time, if instructors need access to the old data, a request form will need to be submitted and it may take several weeks to retrieve the information.

Video to enhance face-to-face and/or online instruction, presence, and interaction

Do you want to learn how to use video in different ways to improve instruction, presence, and interaction in both face-to-face and online instruction? Brent Anders, senior electronic media coordinator, recorded a presentation on how video can be created and used to help with instruction of the course content as well as to help establish and increase instructor presence.

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K-State Online Updates

Updates to Canvas were released on July 15. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle, with features added or updated every three weeks. To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete July Release Notes. In addition to the Canvas release, Information Technology Services releases updates to services and integrations with K-State Online through the month as necessary.

  • Assignment Duplication — Assignments can be duplicated in the Assignments index page. The duplication option is located in the Settings menu for every available assignment. When an assignment is copied, the word Copy is added to the end of the assignment name.

  • Pages Duplication — Pages can be duplicated in the Pages index page. The duplication option is located in the Settings menu for every page. When a page is copied, the word Copy is added to the end of the page name. Duplicating a page defaults the copied page to an unpublished status. All items in the page are duplicated including the page name, content, and options.

  • Observer Invitations — Observers can be invited to participate in course conferences with all course members or individually. In the Conferences creation page, the Invite All Course Members default includes observer enrollments. Observers can be individually added or removed from a conference invitation by deselecting the checkbox.

  • Canvas Icon Update — The icons throughout Canvas have been updated with a new Instructure-owned icon library. All new Instructure icons default as line vs solid icons. Icons have been updated throughout Canvas and the base font size has increased to improve readability.

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K-State Online Canvas is the online learning environment for Kansas State University. K-State Online provides integration with KSIS for course and final grade management, a variety of tools and services to connect student and instructors with the variety of options on the web, mobile apps and mobile browser support, as well as the tools and communication options that instructors, staff and students need.

 



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