Canvas at the University of Auckland

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Plagiarism Framework assignments

Check online assignments for originality in Canvas.

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Join us at the Canvas monthly meetings

Held on the first Friday of every month, Canvas monthly meetings are open to all University staff.
The next meeting will take place on Friday 03 August 10am, Great Hall, Clock Tower.
Can’t be there in person? Join us remotely via: https://auckland.zoom.us/j/723405564

New Canvas features: 04 August release notes

In this Canvas release (August 4), students can manage to-do items for all their courses using a List View Dashboard option. In DocViewer, comment replies are stacked together and can be expanded to view the entire comment thread. Scheduler interface has improved functionality, allowing teachers and students to more intuitively view and manage appointment groups created for a course.

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Canvas plagiarism framework assignments

Until recently, the only way to check students’ assignments for plagiarism was to create a Turnitin (LTI) assignment. You now have the option of creating a Canvas online assignment with the Turnitin plagiarism framework enabled. Find out the advantages of using the plagiarism framework feature in Canvas.

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Using pages in your Canvas course

Canvas pages are a place where you can add content, video, images and links to files and external sites. They are great to provide students with context and descriptions for the resources you are sharing, rather than relying solely on the item-by-item structure of Modules. Pages work best when used in conjunction with Modules or linked to other places in the course such as the Homepage or Syllabus. 

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