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Canvas Discussions Redesign Coming May 13

May 9, 2024

Enhancements are coming to the Canvas Discussions tool on Monday, May 13! As part of the Canvas Discussions Redesign project, next week you’ll see many new features that will help promote a more interactive, collaborative discussion environment in your course. … Read more

OneDrive Now Integrated with Canvas

March 14, 2024

We are excited to introduce Microsoft OneDrive and Collaborations integrations in Canvas! These integrations will provide a seamless experience for users, allowing them to access, share, and collaborate on files stored in OneDrive directly within the Canvas platform. By bridging … Read more

Women in IT Spotlight: Kate Moss

March 8, 2024

Today is International Women’s Day! Information Technology Services is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting Carolina Women in IT all month long. Each woman is asked to share the following: Tell us about your current role and what you do. … Read more

Create Canvas Quiz Questions All at Once

December 5, 2023

We are excited to introduce the new Text Quiz Builder, a faster way to create Quizzes and Question Banks for Canvas! Within the Canvas interface, questions must be created one-by-one, involving many clicks and fields to enter your questions, answer … Read more

VoiceThread Gets New Look Dec. 20

November 13, 2023

VoiceThread launched a new and improved update , the biggest in their history! The new VoiceThread is simpler, more accessible, and more powerful. We will automatically apply the new VoiceThread to all accounts on December 20, 2023. If you don’t … Read more

Bing Chat Enterprise Now Available to Faculty and Staff

November 9, 2023

Bing Chat Enterprise is now available to all UNC faculty and staff! See details on the announcement from ITS Communications. We also shared support materials and learning opportunities on how generative AI is being used at UNC on our previous … Read more

Teaching with Generative AI

November 2, 2023

You have likely heard of ChatGPT and other discussions around generative AI. As this emerging technology continues to be developed and used by faculty, students, and staff in the larger higher education community, instructors can find University support materials and … Read more

Blue CourseEval Added to Canvas

April 19, 2023

The Blue CourseEval tool is available in Canvas for Spring 2023! Course evaluations began April 17 for most programs and there are two options for accessing them from within Canvas: All users will find a ‘Blue CourseEval’ link under the … Read more

Upcoming Canvas Training Opportunities

April 5, 2023

By now you will have hopefully heard the news that the University is transitioning its learning management system from Sakai to Canvas. Sakai may be used for teaching through Spring 2024, which means we’re approaching the last summer Sakai is … Read more

2023 Faculty Showcase Program Announced

February 27, 2023

We are thrilled to share that the full program for the CFE Faculty Showcase on Teaching is now available! To provide the most flexibility, the Showcase will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursday, March 23rd, and then return in-person … Read more