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Learning Technologies Institute Workshops Announced!
Posted: 12/10/2014 - 10:06am

In partnership with the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (TLTC), the Division of Information Technology's Learning Technologies Institute will conduct a series of FREE workshops for the university instructional community during the winter and spring semesters beginning on Monday, January 12th.

Workshops cover such topics as building a course in ELMS (Canvas); using clickers, Adobe Connect, Panopto, and wikis and blogs as teaching tools; creating media presentations with...

ELMS Incompatible with Safari 8
Posted: 11/26/2014 - 9:40am

Mac users may be negatively impacted when trying to access ELMS with the new Safari 8 browser, which is built into the OS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system. Many features, such as Speed Grader and assignment grouping, are not currently compatible with this new Safari release. Instructure engineers are working to update Canvas software to be compatible with Safari 8. As of October 24, 2014, Canvas supports the most recent versions of Flash and the following web browsers:

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New ELMS Look and Feel
Posted: 09/25/2014 - 8:58am

On Saturday, September 27, ELMS Canvas will have a few changes to its look and feel. The biggest change is that the Assignments top menu item will no longer be present. To-Do, Upcoming Assignments, and Recent Feedback are still readily available in the right-hand navigation area when one first logs on to ELMS and from within courses as they have been in the past. Canvas received considerable feedback that the Assignments top menu item was a source of confusion for students and instructors...

Upcoming Events


Dr. Stacy J. Kosko will discuss the aims and format of her "International Development and Conflict Management" Global Classroom course, which...

11/21/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Patuxent Building Room 120


Visual communication skills are essential in every discipline and aspect in education today. This webinar will introduce Adobe’s Training and...

11/18/2014 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Online in Adobe Connect


Instructors who are new to ELMS want to know: how do I get a course space and manage its enrollments? how do I communicate with my students? how...

05/29/2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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