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  • Intended learning outcomes – how to formulate them and work with them in Canvas

    Published Sep 09, 2021

    Outcomes-based grading criteria must be introduced on all KTH courses with a graded grading scale, according to the KTH president's decision. So how do you create a good intended learning outcome and ...

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  • News about Canvas and course room template

    Published Sep 03, 2021

    Do you work practically with education at KTH and have not had time to update yourself on what is new in system support for digital learning? Here you get a summary of some important news from the pas...

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  • This is why course rooms in Canvas from VT21 (or older) are read-only

    Published Aug 16, 2021

    From now on, it will be easier to find among your course rooms as completed courses are deactivated and end up in a list of previous courses. In addition, they are read-only, which means that the room...

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  • Getting the most out of Outcomes in Canvas for goal-related grading criteria

    Published Jun 02, 2021

    The function Outcomes gives you as a teacher the possibility to use intended learning outcomes (ILO) with goal-related grading criteria in Canvas. You can connect your goals to different student activ...

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  • KTH's course room template to be introduced in Canvas HT2021

    Published May 03, 2021

    As of Autumn 2020, approximately 30 percent of the course rooms will contain KTH's new course room template, distributed across the various schools. With KTH's course room template, the courses get a ...

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  • Canvas updates in New Quizzes and Assignments

    Published Apr 28, 2021

    Canvas has announced an update regarding a new type of assignment with student annotation and a new button in New Quizzes.

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  • Course rooms will be in a read-only state, starting 60 days after the course end date

    Published Apr 27, 2021

    To make it easier for teachers and students to find active Canvas rooms, a new routine to manage old course rooms in Canvas will be introduced before the autumn term starts in 2021. The course rooms w...

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  • Recommended ways to communicate in Canvas

    Published Apr 13, 2021

    To facilitate the spreading of information to students, E-learning recommends using the Canvas tools "Announcements" and "Inbox", especially for one-way communication. 

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  • Examination rooms will get an end date and be in a read-only state

    Published Mar 29, 2021

    To make it easier for teachers and students to find active Canvas rooms, a new routine to manage old examination rooms in Canvas will be introduced during spring 2021. The examination rooms will get a...

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  • The Canvas function KTH Transfer to Ladok eases the examination process

    Published Mar 23, 2021

    When mechatronics teacher Nihad Subasic of the ITM-school realised how few courses used KTH Transfer to Ladok (T2L), he decided to show his co-workers how they could transfer grades from Canvas to Lad...

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  • Three new functions in Canvas from the 20th of march 2021

    Published Mar 16, 2021

    From 20/3 2021, students will be able to submit documents via their webcam, teachers will be able to create New Quizzes via modules and assignment submissions can be sent back for completion.

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  • New button in Canvas for embedding videos from KTH Play and for Media Gallery

    Published Feb 10, 2021

    Embedding video in Canvas works poorly for some browsers if the video comes from KTH Play. To solve the problem there will be two buttons for "Embed Kaltura Media" and Media Gallery during a transitio...

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  • Course room template in Canvas saves time and makes it easier for students

    Published Feb 03, 2021

    During Spring Semester 2022, a course room template will be implemented in all course rooms in Canvas. The purpose of the template is for the course rooms in Canvas to have a more uniform design. This...

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  • Canvas updates 

    Collage with Canvas logo and KTH logo on wall
    Published Jan 18, 2021

    Try a new version of "Assignments", new placement of Student View button and a simpler content editor. Here are some news that are good for you as a teacher to know!

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  • New content editor in Canvas

    Published Dec 08, 2020

    The content editor, the "tool" you use when creating content on pages, tasks, etc. in Canvas has been redesigned to be easier to navigate. Read more about what has changed and how you can try the new ...

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  • Template for examination room in Canvas will facilitate the work

    Published Nov 25, 2020

    Before all exam periods, examination rooms are created in Canvas based on a simple template. The purpose of the template is to facilitate the implementation of the examination and create a common foun...

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  • Get inspired by other teachers' course rooms in Canvas

    Published Nov 18, 2020

    We have listed four course rooms that excel when it comes to good course design. The selection of the course rooms is based in part on what emerged in an evaluation of course rooms in Canvas done in t...

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  • Language updates in Canvas

    Published Jan 22, 2020

    Instructure, the company developing Canvas, have started updating the Swedish translation of the learning platform. The work on Swedish language translations in Canvas will continue during the spring ...

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  • Beta-release: Transfer of grades Canvas to Ladok

    Published Jan 10, 2020

    It is now possible to transfer grades, from an assignment in Canvas, to a module in Ladok. This functionality is in beta-version and is developed with the intent to make the management of grades simpl...

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