Canvas tips

Navigating Canvas Groups

Navigating Canvas Groups

You’ve been assigned to a group in Canvas. Now what? You visit the Group Homepage, of course! This Canvas feature functions like a group-exclusive mini-course, where you’re able to do some things you can’t do in your actual course, like post announcements and create group discussions.

Personalizing Your Notifications in Canvas

Personalizing Your Notifications in Canvas

In Canvas, students get to decide how often they receive notifications about all sorts of things in their classes—here’s how to customize your updates.

Learning Technology at UBC: Past, Present, and Future

Learning Technology at UBC: Past, Present, and Future

As students at UBC, Connect has become an old friend. Whether it’s been your cramming partner every night at 2 am or a distant relative you only see once a term, you’ve likely gotten familiar with UBC’s main online learning system. Now that UBC is starting to transition away from Connect, it got us wondering—what […]

How did UBC choose Canvas?

How did UBC choose Canvas?

UBC has selected Canvas to replace Connect as our primary learning management system. But how did the university make this decision?

Introducing Canvas

Introducing Canvas

Starting in September, UBC will begin to use Canvas to deliver online course content to students. And by September 2018, Canvas will have completely replaced Connect at UBC. What can we expect from this new system?