Tools in Canvas

This folder contains articles related to tools that students can access through Canvas.

Academic Tutoring with Brainfuse
Academic Tutoring with Brainfuse What Brainfuse is and what it does: Brainfuse offers live tutoring via a synchronous whiteboard-and-chat platform with...
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:45 AM
Setting Up Your Piazza Account
Instructions for students on how to access Piazza forums through Canvas Before You Start When you start using Piazza, you will be asked to provide some i...
Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 2:39 PM
Turnitin for Students
         Turnitin             Overview Turnitin, the plagiarism checking tool, is available in Canvas. Turnitin allows instructors to receive stud...
Wed, Jun 30, 2021 at 5:07 PM
Zoom for Students
Zoom User Guide Zoom is a video conferencing platform that allows users to perform synchronous (real-time) functions including host online meetings...
Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 3:22 PM
Zoom Sessions- Joining by Phone
It is possible to connect to a Zoom meeting by calling in via phone. While this is not the recommended method, since there is no video capability, it can be...
Fri, May 10, 2019 at 7:30 AM
Watching Videos in Panopto
Panopto Panopto is Penn’s media host. Many of the videos that you will watch in your Penn LPS Online courses are hosted on Panopto.   If you logged in...
Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 3:04 PM
Zoom App
The Zoom app is the recommended way to connect to your course synchronous sessions. Users that connect to synchronous sessions via a browser (such as Safari...
Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 3:08 PM
WordPress for Students
What Is WordPress? WordPress is a content management system used for creating websites and blogs. How Do I Create a WordPress Account? If you have not ...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 4:16 PM
Perusall for Students
What Is Perusall? Perusall is an annotation tool for digital text (PDFs, e-books, websites, etc.). Perusall enables collaborative annotation among studen...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 3:32 PM
Piazza for Students
Table of Contents What Is Piazza? How Do I Access My Course's Piazza? How Do I Use Piazza? How Do I Find Help with Piazza? What Is Piazza? P...
Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 11:09 AM