GLOW-FAQ

How should my students record audio/video?

Audio/video (mic/webcam) recording is valuable for performative tasks such as student proficiency with arts (e.g. dance, form, etc.) or languages (e.g. pronunciation, conversation, etc.).  NOTE: For information about recording screen capture in addition to audio/video, please see How should my students record a… Continue reading »

How do I post audio recordings to Glow

You can use the Rich Content Editor to record audio. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, or Syllabus). More details on Posting Audio Recordings.  … Continue reading »

What are assignments?

Assignments include Quizzes, graded Discussions, and online submissions (i.e. files, images, text, URLs, etc.). Assignments in Canvas can be used to challenge students’ understanding and help assess competency by using a variety of media. The Assignments page shows students all of the Assignments that will be expected of them and… Continue reading »

What is Gradebook? How do I use SpeedGrader?

The Gradebook stores all information about student progress in the course, measuring both letter grades and course outcomes. SpeedGrader makes it easy to evaluate individual student assignments and group assignments quickly. Q: What are Grades and the Gradebook Q: How do I… Continue reading »

Panopto: FAQs for Instructors

Panopto is an audio/video streaming platform that is fully integrated with Glow (Canvas) that offers flexible recording and uploading tools for recording video lessons, integrating lecture slides, and in-video quizzing. Installation Q: How do I download and install the Panopto recorder? Recording Q: How do I create a… Continue reading »

Glossary for remote teaching and learning

Accessibility: Accessible course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities, and accommodates, for example, people with color blindness or another visual or hearing impairment. Contact your ITech liaison or the Williams Accessible Education office. Asynchronous activities: Class activities that are asynchronous don’t require the participants… Continue reading »

New Course Navigation Menu

On Saturday October 19, the Course Navigation menu on GLOW will be updated for improved accessibility. The new menu will include color (no more greyed out items) and visual indicators to define active/inactive menu items. No functionality will be affected. The active link will be displayed in black and include… Continue reading »

New Mute Functionality

The Gradebook has modified the functionality of muting and unmuting. The main change this Fall is that this new functionality allows graders to have more control for posting grades on a granular level, such as by section, by a feature called post policies. Additionally, instead of having to hide all… Continue reading »

How to use the new Gradebook

How do I use the new GLOW Gradebook? The top of the Gradebook includes global sorting options and settings you can use to organize your Gradebook [1], which will populate the selected student data [2] and assignment data [3]. View the old Gradebook for Comparison The top… Continue reading »

MasteryPaths and Differentiate Assignments

Differentiate Assignment is a built-in feature of Glow that lets you create different due dates and/or availability dates for content releases. MasteryPaths, also a built-in feature of Glow, is based on differentiate Assignment. When both used together, they allow you to design and customize the learning experiences of each student… Continue reading »

GLOW Gradebook, new 2019

The New GLOW Gradebook   Click to view full size. How do I use the new GLOW Gradebook? How do I use the new GLOW Gradebook? The top of the Gradebook includes global sorting options and settings you can use to organize your Gradebook… Continue reading »

How do I add a syllabus as a Module item?

In Course Navigation, click the Modules link if you are not there. Click the Add Item (+) button Click the Add dropdown menu and select File. Click the New File link, then click the Choose File (or Browse) button. Select your syllabus file on your computer and click Add Item. Continue reading »

Course Import Tool

To copy course content, assignments, and quizzes from previous semesters, use the Course Import Tool from the Course Settings. 1. Go to your new course, then in the course navigation menu on the left, click the Settings link. 2. Click the Import Content Content button on the right. 3. Continue reading »

How to embed an image in a discussion reply

Write Reply Create a new discussion entry by clicking the Reply text field. Open Image Click the Image icon. Select Canvas Tab Click the Canvas tab. Select My files   Upload Image To upload an image to embed, click the Upload File button. Select… Continue reading »

How do I delete and edit openings?

To delete an opening just click on the red X next to the opening time. The system has a confirmation step to make sure you don’t delete openings with an accidental click.   To edit an opening, click the blue wrench icon next to the opening… Continue reading »

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