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Using Canvas Modules to Structure Learning

Find out how colleagues from across the University have updated their Canvas modules to structure learning.

Canvas Latest Feature Enhancements

Find out about the feature enhancements recently enabled in Canvas

Ally for Canvas Update

Ally is a tool that will help you to make digital learning content more accessible for students and is fully integrated into Canvas. Find out more about Ally, why it has been introduced and why there isn’t a baseline accessibility score.

Be Course Ready on Canvas

To help you to check that the Canvas course for your module is ready for your students, we have created a handy checklist.

October webinar dates now available

Book your place on a Canvas webinar to get the most out of out exciting new VLE. October dates now available.

Creating accessible learning content - Ally for Canvas now available

Ally, a tool that will help you to make digital learning content more accessible for students, is now fully integrated into Canvas.

Canvas is here

The Canvas Implementation Team are pleased to announce that the University has now fully transitioned to Canvas, the University’s exciting new Virtual Learning Environment. Find out more about recent updates and the next steps.

August webinar dates now available

Colleagues can now book onto Canvas webinars taking place in August. Find out more about the range of sessions available and book your place.

New Features Available in Canvas

New features added to Canvas to further personalise the Canvas experience and save time.

Blackboard to Canvas Assessment Update

As we near the Blackboard to Canvas transition date and all use of Blackboard ends (31 July 2020), this communication provides you with some collated key information on assessment and feedback.

New Communication and Collaboration webinar, book now

Book your place on this new Communication and Collaboration webinar. New July dates have also just been released for all webinars and colleagues can book now.

Canvas Baseline available now

The Newcastle University Canvas Baseline sets out the minimum core requirements expected on all University modules within the centrally supported Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

June webinar dates now available, book now

Colleagues can now book onto Canvas webinars taking place in June. More dates coming soon.

Training now available. Book a session now.

Book onto a one hour webinar which will cover the core functionality and exciting new features of Canvas and provide colleagues with the skills and knowledge to set up their Canvas courses ready for the 2020/21 academic year.

Latest Canvas Implementation Update - April 2020

The University is changing from Blackboard to Canvas on 1 August 2020. This move is still going ahead but we are changing the way we support colleagues to make this change, given the current Covid-19 situation.

Covid-19 - Changes to Canvas Training

In line with government and Public Health England guidance, the University is supporting social distancing which means that no Canvas face to face sessions will take place in April and May.

Exciting Canvas update

Colleagues can now access Canvas and book onto first phase of training

Fantastic turnout at Canvas Roadshow

Canvas roadshows 20-22 January 2020.

Canvas Update Dec 2019

Early adopters identified and upcoming roadshow event.