Check out the new easy to navigate CampusPress menu that makes locating all your resources needs a breeze.
OLC is here to support you with resources to help with your online teaching and learning goals and objectives. You already have a membership through Baylor - all you need to do is explore the possibilities.
Kaltura Media Gallery Playlists can now be embedded into Canvas pages using the Kaltura button in the Rich Content Editor.
Unlock the future of classroom interaction: Microsoft Forms' groundbreaking “Present” feature, redefining engagement and transforming the way you connect with your students.
Respondus Monitor now supports screen recording! Instructors can now enable the Screen Recording option on a per exam basis from the LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor Dashboard within Canvas.
The Canvas 24/7 support number for faculty is changing. Previously, students called one toll-free phone number while faculty could call a separate toll-free phone number. The new phone number for all users is now 844-334-0228.
As you use Canvas, you may notice our new contextual help pop ups, and the new Support button in the bottom right of each page. These will link you to how-tos and articles that will help you navigate Canvas.
Since the beginning of 2023, Instructure has delivered new and exciting features that improve the teaching and learning experience in Canvas. Learn how these updates save educators time, provide more robust analytics capabilities, improve accessibility, and more.
Learning Systems will be making updates to Kaltura over the summer. Find out what we are doing.
Respondus has introduced a new screen recording feature in a recent update to their Respondus Monitor product.
As part of a move to the new LTI 1.3 standard, several publisher tools in use at Baylor will be changing.
In concert with Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Baylor LATS and OALA are hosting a Canvas Content Fix-a-thon to highlight the need for more inclusive digital content and improve accessibility with at Baylor’s new UDOIT accessibility checker.
Zoom is introducing a new streamlined flow for joining meetings.
Canvas has recently introduced a new feature that allows instructors to submit assignments on behalf of their students. This feature can be useful in situations where students have technical difficulties, accessibility issues, or other special circumstances that prevent them from submitting their work online.
Turnitin has announced the launch of its AI writing detection capabilities. This feature will help instructors identify when AI writing tools such as ChatGPT may have been used to write any part of the content submitted in a student’s assignment.
If you are a user of Respondus LockDown Browser or Respondus Monitor, you will want to take note of these new support resources.
Baylor University is proud to announce that it has partnered with Cidi Labs to offer UDOIT Advantage to our faculty. UDOIT Advantage is a powerful tool that helps instructors create accessible and inclusive online courses in Canvas.
The University Libraries and the Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL) invite the Baylor community to participate in the 2023 Educational Technology Showcase. Our theme this year is Re: Connected - The Future of University Culture and Technology.
Students who use Microsoft products may encounter challenges or difficulties with accessibility features, compatibility with assistive technology, or compliance with accessibility standards. To help students overcome these challenges, Microsoft offers a free service called Disability Answer Desk.
Instructure is excited to release the latest updates and features for the Rich Content Editor (RCE) in Canvas. To find out more about the RCE feature and updates, click on this article.
Watch how Instructure's 2022 product updates for Canvas deliver a better student experience, more efficient educator tools, greater accessibility, tighter product integration, more accessible analytics, and more. Also learn about the 2023 product roadmap.
In a blog post and short video, Turnitin's team shows you around their AI Innovation Lab and walks you through their upcoming AI writing detection capability to give you a glimpse of what their technology can do.
On Tuesday, November 15, Duo is getting a new look and some new functionality. The new look is streamlined and provides a simplified user experience. As part of the update, we are adding Verified Duo Push when accessing Baylor's Microsoft 365, Ignite, and BearWeb services. With Verified Duo Push, after you Accept a push notification from these systems, you will receive a 6-digit code that must then be entered to verify that the person requesting access is actually logging into the system. To learn more about these changes, visit baylor.edu/helpdesk/duo
The Smart Recording feature allows you to organize your cloud recording into sections called smart chapters, get the key takeaways in a quick and digestible format through recording highlights, and identify action items to take after the meeting or webinar with next steps.
The HelpDesk+ online experience made the move to Baylor’s new Drupal environment. HelpDesk+ looks the same with a few small user interface differences, enhanced accessibility, and a better experience for mobile users. We hope that you enjoy this refreshed HelpDesk+ experience.
LATS has recently updated the Zoom/Canvas Integration as well as added a new integration for Microsoft OneDrive.
The "Show Your Work" feature allows students to upload hi-resolution images of worksheets they've prepared during their exam. If this setting is enabled by the instructor, the student will be given the opportunity to upload photos of their work immediately after they submit their exam.
WordPress 6.0.2 is now available on both of Baylor's CampusPress networks. This upgrade contains several key advancements aimed at making your WordPress content-creating and site-building experience more feature-rich and intuitive.
Turnitin Draft Coach is an add-on to Microsoft Word Online that allows students to perform grammar review, citation checks, and a preliminary originality review.
Courses in Canvas will now have course dates configured rather than section dates to help determine when students have participation access to courses.
Several recent changes have been made to Baylor’s WordPress networks including a new default theme, an updated editor, and many new plugins.
The Learning Design team, in collaboration with faculty from across campus, is excited to launch a six week program for faculty interested in learning the theory and practice of designing and teaching high quality online and hybrid courses.
Instructure is offering a self-paced training course for faculty to help you learn the fundamentals of using Canvas.
Instructure loves connecting 1:1 online to help you get ready to go back to school this fall. Schedule a Panda Pro session today for answers to any of your questions about Canvas by Instructure.
With Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Institutional Membership, all faculty at Baylor have access to and full use of the many great benefits of the membership.
Flipgrid is a video discussion tool from Microsoft that opens up the classroom to make teaching and learning more personal, fun, and engaging. Enable Flipgrid in your course with Flipgrid’s Canvas integration.
On July 21, Zoom will host its inaugural Global Education Summit, a virtual experience focusing on the future of education with an international audience of education leaders, administrators, instructors, and IT professionals.
Zoom Whiteboard is a new visual collaboration solution built right into the Zoom platform that gives educators a virtual whiteboard to share ideas and allow students to work together to solve problems.
Instructors are now able to search for ProQuest documents from within Canvas, select them, and embed them directly for viewing within Canvas courses and assignments.
Instructure is making changes to Canvas on April 16, 2022. Although minor, there are a few important updates to note for teachers and students.
Avatars enable you to replace your appearance with a 3D virtual avatar that mirrors your head movements and facial expressions.
Access to Webex and BigBlueButton within Canvas will end at the end of the spring term. Microsoft Teams and Zoom will serve as Baylor's videoconferencing solutions moving forward.
Instructure has extended the migration deadline for using Classic Quizzes in Canvas until June 30, 2024.
The February 2022 release of Bongo Learn includes user interface updates for Individual and Group Assignments making it easier for students to record video feedback assignments.
Zoom provides numerous security options available to meeting hosts to help secure the Zoom environment.
Download KMS Go - take your videos with you! Kaltura has expanded support for offline viewing in the KMS Go app for iOS and Android.
Turnitin is thrilled to announce that template exclusion within Turnitin Feedback Studio is now available for turnitin.com and Canvas users!
The Zoom Learning Center is a free platform that educates and empowers Zoom users to confidently use Zoom through a series of short, on-demand online courses and videos.
Instructure is making several minor changes to Canvas on January 15 before the start of the spring semester. Although minor, there are several important updates to note for teachers and students.
Two powerful Teams functions - Meetings and Classes - will be integrated into Canvas in December, providing new ways to connect with course participants.