Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Tech Tips

Smart Lookup is a nifty new feature in Office 2016. The feature automatically finds information on the Web using Microsoft’s Bing search engine without forcing users to open up an Internet browser and run a search manually. Instructions to use Smart Lookup:
  1. Open a document in Office 2016 (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  2. Put your mouse pointer on a word or a highlighted term or phrase > right-click > Smart Lookup.
This will open a panel named Insights on the right-hand side of your Office program’s window, showing the search result.

Canvas Corner

Do you know what analytics will tell you about your Canvas course, assignments, and students? Canvas allows you to review your class and student performance in a couple of different ways besides the Gradebook.  Analytics include four main areas: student activity, assignments, grades, and student analytics.  They will show you how well your students are interacting with your course and help you evaluate performance.  Please click the following links to find out how: