Canvas is Wayne State's online learning management system. Students can take quizzes, upload assignments, participate in message boards and more. Free mobile apps for teachers and students are available.
Learn more about the transition from Blackboard to Canvas at canvasproject.wayne.edu.
Creating breakout rooms in BigBlueButton
Follow the steps below to create breakout rooms in BigBlueButton. Click to access Presenter Panel settings. Click Breakout Rooms… Select how many Rooms. Set Time Limit. Options: check Allow users to choose breakout room to join or dr...
Faculty Canvas FAQs
In addition to the LMS Support team and the Office for Teaching & Learning, everyone at Wayne State University has access to the Canvas Guides at https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/guides/. Canvas Guides provide documentation f...
RESPONDUS: What is Respondus and how do I download it?
Respondus LockDown Browser is a software students use to take an exam requiring the LockDown Browser. It disables the ability to open a new tab, print, or search while taking an exam. Students go through the LockDown Browser software to access Canvas...
RESPONDUS: How do I upload a test, survey or pool to Blackboard using Respondus?
If you have not used Respondus test builder software in over a year, you will need to update your version with the newest licensing information. This can be found in Canvas, in Help -> Faculty Resources -> Downloads. Follow the steps below ...
RESPONDUS: How does an instructor enable Respondus Lockdown Browser on an assessment? Canvas instructors can follow the steps below to enable Respondus Lockdown Browser on an assessment. 1. In the Navigation Panel click LockDown Brows
Canvas instructors can follow the steps below to enable Respondus Lockdown Browser on an assessment. 1. In the Navigation Panel click LockDown Browser. 2. Click the drop-down arrow to the left of the assessment name. 3. Click Settings. 4. U...
Setting up BigBlueButton
Follow the steps below to set-up Big Blue Button in Canvas. Create a Conference by clicking Conferences in the navigation panel. Click +Conference. Fill in the Name and Duration fields, and select BigBlueButton in the Type dropdown. Optional...
Creating a link in Canvas course menu
1. Go into settings 2. Click on Apps 3. Search for "Redirect Tool" in search bar 4. Click on the picture of the Redirect Tool 5. Click "Add App" 6. Choose a name for the link 7. Insert the URL for the website desired 8. Click on "Show in Cours...
Set up Unicheck for an assignment
Create a new Assignment. 2. Scroll down to Submission Type >> select Online >> Under online Entry Options select File Uploads 3. Scroll down to Plagiarism Review and select Unicheck. 4. Click Save & Publish at the ...
Blackboard feature equivalents in Canvas
The following chart details the names of common tools in Canvas and their Blackboard equivalents. Canvas Blackboard Function Announcements Announcements Communication with students about course events, cont...