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Canvas - Connecting and Giving Students Access to Your Course Blog (Instructor)

The Canvas-Voices integration tool allows instructors to link their Voices course blog to their Canvas course site, and grant students user access to the Voices blog.

  1. If you have not created your course blog yet, create your course blog by clicking Create Your Site at the UChicago Voices home page. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the form.
  2. Only blog administrators can use the Canvas-Voices integration tool. To connect your course blog to your Canvas course, first make sure that you are logged in to Voices as the administrator of the blog.
    UChicago Voices Home Page
  3. After you log in, go to the Voices Dashboard
    Voices Dashboard
  4. Click Settings in the menu to the right and select Canvas LTI.
    Settings and L T I
  5. Select the course for which the course blog is intended.
  6. Select the WordPress role you want to give your students. In most cases, the Author role, which allows students to post blog posts, is appropriate.
    Choose Course Blog
  7. Once you are done, click Save Changes.
  8. Go to your Canvas course site, you and your students should now see a Course Blog link on the course navigation menu.
    Course Blog
  9. Ask your students to click the Course Blog link to self-enroll in your course blog and go to the course blog's Dashboard. This will open a new browser tab.

Keywords:lms, learning_management_systems   Doc ID:70615
Owner:Cecilia L.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2017-02-13 11:32 CDTUpdated:2017-05-22 09:40 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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