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Course Accessibility Report

December 21, 2023

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What’s one simple step you can take to improve the accessibility of your course(s) before the next semester starts? Review your Course Accessibility Report.

Your Course Accessibility Report is specific to each course you teach using Canvas, and it is viewable only* by you. The report gives you a measure of the accessibility status of your course, a list of all of your course content and the accessibility of each file, and a list of the accessibility challenges that Canvas Ally found in your course. Read More About Course Accessibility Report

Welcome the New Director of Instructional Technology, Dr. Mathew Williams

October 19, 2023

Dr. Mathew Williams

Information Technology is thrilled to announce that Dr. Mathew Williams has joined us as the Director of Instructional Technology in the Academic Technology Department. With over 16 years of experience in technology management, educational development, and digital transformation within higher education, Matt brings a wealth of expertise to our team. Read More About Welcome the New Director of Instructional Technology, Dr. Mathew Williams

This PDF is Scanned

October 19, 2023

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Your PDF in Canvas has a bright red dial, a score of 0%, and the message “This PDF is scanned.” What do you do?

Step 1: Can you make another copy?

Do you have access to the original book, article, etc.? Can you find it again online or in the University Library? Read More About This PDF is Scanned

Quick Tip: Google Drive in Canvas Assignments

October 19, 2023

The University Library

Did you know that CSUN’s Google Workspaces is integrated into Canvas? This allows students to seamlessly access their Google Drive from within Canvas and easily select their work and submit them to your course. It saves them precious time and ensures that files are uploaded in the correct format.

Just a friendly reminder: this feature exclusively works with CSUN Google accounts. Non-CSUN accounts, unfortunately, cannot be connected. Read More About Quick Tip: Google Drive in Canvas Assignments

Adding LinkedIn Learning Content to your Canvas Course

October 19, 2023

Adding LinkedIn Learning to Canvas

LinkedIn Learning provides an extensive library of learning content on topics ranging from leadership and project management to data science and 3D modeling. While this platform has been available to active CSUN students, faculty and staff for some time, the Canvas integration takes it a step further by enabling faculty to link to specific LinkedIn Learning assets within Canvas page or assignment. The latter will also allow you to identify students who completed watching the videos and, if desired, award credit. Read More About Adding LinkedIn Learning Content to your Canvas Course


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