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canvas_faq [2021/01/20 23:04]
rosterberg
canvas_faq [2021/02/03 22:19]
kcasasanto
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   * **Q: How should I record/​store my Zoom class meetings? **   * **Q: How should I record/​store my Zoom class meetings? **
-  * A: If you record lectures or classes via Zoom, we recommend, due to limited Zoom cloud storage, that you record to your computer, then place the videos in your OneDrive. All faculty have 1 TB of OneDrive space; OneDrive is also FERA-compliant. You can then obtain the video link and embed it in your Canvas course. You may wish to create “shared” folders for courses co-taught, so the teaching team can access the course folder and assets. +  * A: If you record lectures or classes via Zoom, we recommend, due to limited Zoom cloud storage, that you record to your computer, then place the videos in your OneDrive. All faculty have 1 TB of OneDrive space; OneDrive is also FERPA-compliant. You can then obtain the video link and embed it in your Canvas course. You may wish to create “shared” folders for courses co-taught, so the teaching team can access the course folder and assets. 
-To access OneDrive - login to the O365 portal https://​portal.office.com via a browser and Login with your Olin credentials (UPN and password). ​+To access OneDrive - login to the O365 portal ​[[https://​portal.office.com]] via a browser and Login with your Olin credentials (UPN and password). ​
  
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   * **Q: So IT imported my course roster into my Canvas course. What about Add/Drop students?**   * **Q: So IT imported my course roster into my Canvas course. What about Add/Drop students?**
-  * A: At this time, faculty must check their Add/Drop notifications and then manually add or remove ​students as needed. You may wish to check your Add/Drop notifications in my.olin.edu ​and update your course roster if needed ​prior to sending out email communications to your class.+  * A: __To Add__: At this time, faculty must check their Add/Drop notifications and then manually add students as needed. __To Drop__: Unfortunately at this time, faculty cannot remove students who drop their course. Forward the drop email notification CanvasHelp@olin.edu,​ and the Canvas team will remove the student(s) for you. You may wish to check your Add/Drop notifications in my.olin.edu prior to sending out email communications to your class.
  
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   * **Q: Can I add external guests to my class?**   * **Q: Can I add external guests to my class?**
-  * A: Yes: submit a HelpDesk request to IT with the names and emails of the external guests; IT will create a Canvas account with their personal email address and notify faculty requestor who can then add them to the appropriate course.+  * A: Yes: submit a HelpDesk request to IT (email: helpdesk@olin.edu) ​with the names and emails of the external guests; IT will create a Canvas account with their personal email address and notify faculty requestor who can then add them to the appropriate course.
  
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