"canvas" blog posts

Catching up about Canvas Connect Canvas Connect

Catching up about Canvas Connect

Just over six months ago Canvas Connect was established to support colleagues making the transition to the University’s new virtual learning environment (VLE). Now boasting nearly 200 members collaborating and sharing all things Canvas, we caught up with the two colleagues driving this collaborative space, Dr Tya Asgari and Will Moindrot, from the Centre for Innovation in Education (CIE) to find out more.

Posted on: 25 September 2023

Canvas Help for Staff: More help - Fewer ClicksCanvas Help for Staff

Canvas Help for Staff: More help - Fewer Clicks

Canvas Help for Staff has been a supportive shoulder for many of you as we waved bye-bye to VITAL and welcomed our shiny new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Canvas, to the institution in 2021. Providing you with just-in-time guidance and information on all aspects of Canvas and it’s integrations, CIE now launches a new and improved version of the course, complete with a more intuitive structure, refreshed interface, and more constructive up-to-date content.

Posted on: 6 March 2023

Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022Buddycheck Logo

Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022

Buddycheck is a peer evaluation tool used to help students to feedback and reflect upon the contribution of themselves and their peers towards groupwork tasks. This can be used to make assessment of groupwork fairer through increased accountability and peer-moderation of grades. It can also be used formatively as a prompt for reflection and source of feedback leading to development of teamwork skills. Buddycheck is intergrated into Canvas, and available for all staff at the University of Liverpool to use.

Posted on: 20 June 2022

Ready for ResitsReady for Resits banner image

Ready for Resits

At CIE, through our work in support of the Canvas project and community space Canvas Connect we’ve worked with a number of departments and schools around their resit planning. Therefore, we thought it would be useful to share some of the key tips and findings from this work for those that are new to using Canvas.

Posted on: 28 July 2021

Hybrid Active Learning – Support Site is Live on CanvasHAL Support Site

Hybrid Active Learning – Support Site is Live on Canvas

The HAL support Canvas site is a 'one-stop shop' for supporting staff for the hybrid delivery from September 2020 onwards.

Posted on: 6 August 2020

CanvasCon Europe – 9th October 2018CanvasCon Europe Event at the Barbican Centre in London

CanvasCon Europe – 9th October 2018

I attended the CanvasCon Europe Event at the Barbican Centre in London about implementing Canvas and the change in VLE's. This blog post documents my experiences from the day.

Posted on: 24 October 2018