GLOW

GLOW: Assignment and Page Duplication (New Feature)

As of July 15, 2017, instructors can duplicate existing Assignments and Pages. The duplication option for the Assignments is located in the Settings menu for every available assignment. When an assignment is copied, the word Copy is added to the end of the assignment name.   The duplication option for the Page is located in the Settings menu

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GLOW: The new Course Media Gallery

The new video streaming service (Panopto) in GLOW is available now replacing the old system, Kaltura. While we are working on the transition, note that both the old and new systems will be available. However, please start using “Panopto Media Gallery” for your Fall courses instead of “Course Media Gallery.” Here is how to upload files. 

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What is GLOW?

Glow is Williams’ Course Management System (glow.williams.edu). It’s a web-based and easy to use platform that supports instructors in their teaching and communication with students. Glow provides a suite of tools that makes it easy to put course materials online, including video and audio. It can also help faculty engage with students in a variety

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GLOW: Dashboard Course Images (beta)

Course cards on the Dashboard can contain an image as uploaded through Course Settings. Images can be dragged and dropped into the browser window or uploaded from a computer. Accepted images include JPG, JPEG, GIF, and PNG files.  

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Manually Adding Users, New Process

The new workflow asks instructors to specifically select how they are adding a user: email address, login ID, or SIS ID.  (SIS ID is not correctly working.)  Multiple entries can be copied from a spreadsheet file. Entries can be added by commas or spaces.  

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Displaying Announcements at the Top of the Home Page

If a course has a content page set as the course home page, instructors can display a certain number of recent announcements at the top of the page. This change allows instructors to show announcements as part of the course home page when students view GLOW in a web browser. To enable this feature, instructors can select

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Google Apps LTI

Canvas (a.k.a.GLOW) released the Google Apps LTI at the beginning of the year. It supports Google Drive in GLOW. Currently, the Instructional Technology group is testing the LTI. It is new and is a little buggy, but has potential to be a great tool. If you are interested in learning more about it, please contact

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