Blog Post: Canvas Quizzes are changing

New Quizzes is both a redesign and an improvement on the underlying system that replaces the current classic Canvas quizzes in July 2022. Canvas sees this change as providing a “new assessment engine that leverages modern technologies, enhanced features and workflow improvements“.  New functionality includes:  New and improved question types  Improved…

Blog Post: Important Changes to Turnitin

There are currently two integrations between Canvas and Turnitin, the ‘old LTI’ and the ‘Plagiarism Framework’. The Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA) will be removing the ‘old LTI’ from Canvas in August 2022.   This will co-inside with the removal of Turnitin’s Feedback studio where student feedback can be provided via Turnitin. Staff will need to use Speedgrader in…

Blog Post: Recent Assessment and Feedback Developments in Canvas (Staff)

This blog post will concentrate on two new assessment functionalities, which are small in themselves but offer a creative opportunity to rethink how we connect students with their feedback.   Annotation assessment type  The first is a new assignment type that allows your students to analyse and…

Blog Post: Canvas New Feature – Accessibility Checker Indicator

Canvas have recently made a change to their Accessibility Checker. The Rich Content Editor includes an accessibility tool that checks common accessibility errors within the editor. You can use the Accessibility Checker to design course content while considering accessibility attributes.…

Blog Post: Accessibility – Just do one thing [1. Headings]

We’re committed to making digital content accessible to as many people as possible at Liverpool John Moores University. This article is one in a series of accessibility tips to help you improve the digital environment for everyone. We would like you to adopt these tips as part of your practice.   There are some simple steps you can take…
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