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Audio Recordings Reminder

Here’s an important reminder about audio recordings and Canvas.  It’s important to add your audio recordings to Canvas Studio prior to adding the recording to your class.  Canvas Studio provides much more storage space than is allowed in an individual course.  If you add a few recordings directly to your class without using Canvas Studio, …

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New Quizzes Issues

There are two issues you need to be aware of right now in Canvas New Quizzes. Immersive Reader: Students who attempt to use the Immersive Reader feature while taking a New Quiz are experiencing lag time.  This may slow down how quickly they can complete a quiz.  If you have a student who uses Immersive …

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Audio Recording Trimmer

Check out https://audiotrimmer.com, a great free website that offers the ability to cut out unwanted sections of your classroom audio recordings.  This tool is an excellent solution for removing silent sections when students are working or for cutting off conversations at the end of class. Click Choose File, click Upload, and trim the section you …

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New Center for Teaching and Learning Facebook Page

Make sure you like the new Florida College Center for Teaching and Learning Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FloridaCollegeCTL! We will be adding regular teaching and technology tips that we hope will allow you to work more efficiently and effectively. We’ll also keep you up to date on any technology that isn’t working correctly, giving you workarounds …

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Webcam Quick Tip

Proper webcam position can make a huge difference in your videos. Raise your laptop to position your webcam even with your eyes, typically a height of about ten inches. Stacking large books can work just fine to get you the height you need. Once you have your webcam positioned at eye level, remember to look …

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Canvas Studio – Solution to Error When Adding Videos to Your Course

Canvas Studio has been experiencing some issues lately when adding videos to courses. Sometimes, you will see a spinning gray circle when you try to add a Canvas Studio to a page, assignment, or discussion. This occurs when using Chrome and Edge browsers. You will NOT experience this issue if you load the video using the Firefox …

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