A message from The Faculty Center on Wednesday, August 13th

To: All Faculty & Staff
Date sent: Wednesday, August 13th, 2018
Subject: Important Canvas updates for Faculty & Staff.
Hello SSU Faculty and Staff,
As we continue to make the transition to Canvas, here is some important information you need to know for a smooth start to your Fall 2018 semester.
Don’t forget to publish your Canvas courses, modules, resources, and activities!
  • You must publish your Canvas courses before students can access them. Please publish individual course sections you will be using to teach for the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Remember modules and corresponding resources and activities located within the modules MUST...read more.


Canvas Transition Timeline

Transition Timeline Summary

  • Fall 2018: Implementation and testing of selected LMS begins. Canvas is available for faculty early adoption.

  • Spring 2019: Faculty are encouraged to adopt Canvas, and build/migrate in new LMS.

    • Instruction on Moodle ends at the conclusion of Spring 2019 (Moodle courses archived).

  • Summer 2019: All courses created on Canvas.

    • SSU-Hosted Moodle courses archived and available upon request.

  • Fall 2019: All courses created on Canvas.

    • This will be the first regular semester exclusively on Canvas.

Status of Moodle Courses During the Transition Period:

  • Moodle A/Current Courses (Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Spring 2019) will remain available for instruction through Spring 2019

  • Moodle C/Archive Courses (Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Spring 2018) are available to faculty for reference online through Spring 2019

  • At the conclusion of the Spring 2019 semester (May 2019), all courses will be moved offline and available as archives upon request