Canvas Examples

Adding Apps to Canvas

External applications, developed here at Harvard and elsewhere, can add functionality and content to your Canvas course website. You can explore available apps in Instructure's EduAppCenter, and you can learn more about using the Canvas App Center in the Canvas Guides.

To add apps to your Canvas site:

1) Navigate to Settings, click the Apps tab, and select the application you'd...

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Rubrics and Peer-Review in Canvas: Examples from FAS and HKS

Rubrics and Peer-Review in Canvas: Examples from FAS and HKS

June 2, 2016

Daniel Jamous, senior instructional technologist with the FAS Academic Technology Group, led a presentation on the use of two advanced Canvas features: rubrics and peer-review. The presentation included examples from residential courses in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, as well as an online continuing education course offered through the Center for International Development at HKS.


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FAS Academic Technology Group office hours

On-Location Canvas Office Hours for FAS

December 16, 2015

Do you have questions about your Canvas course website or about integrating technology into your FAS course? In addition to email support and drop-in assistance at the Science Center, the FAS Academic Technology Group is offering on-location Office Hours for faculty, teaching team members, support staff, and students in multiple campus locations throughout the months of December, January, and February. Times and locations include:... Read more about On-Location Canvas Office Hours for FAS

The Rubric feature of the canvas learning management system

Evaluating Project Reports Using Rubrics

November 30, 2015

In Applied Physics 50b, the Rubrics feature in Canvas was instrumental in allowing students to get feedback on their project reports and to submit an improved version based on this feedback.

Applied Physics 50b, which is a new project-based introductory physics course, includes three month-long hands-on projects where students, working in teams, are asked to build physical devices applying the concepts taught in class.

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Canvas Showcase

Need some inspiration for your Canvas site? Not sure where to start?

In this section, you'll find inspiration for different kinds of Canvas sites. Whether you're looking for a site to host your course files and content or for a site rich with assignments, modules, and multimedia, Canvas has a variety of tools to fit your needs. 

Please note that in order to access many of these courses, you'll need a HUID (or XID) and PIN. 

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