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A message from The Faculty Center

Dated: May 24, 2019
Subject: Moodle in Archive, All Instruction Now on Canvas

 

Colleagues,

Summer courses are now available to faculty in Canvas. All SSU courses will be exclusively on Canvas starting Summer 2019. Moodle is no longer available for instruction.  Ongoing Canvas trainings are scheduled through Summer 2019.  Please visit the Faculty Center Workshop and Events page for more info, and you are always welcome to stop by for one-on-one support during regular hours.

Important Summer Dates to Consider when Planning Communication with Students

  • May 24 - Campus Email and Calendar Migration: SSU will migrate all of our university email and calendaring from Microsoft Exchange to Google. This change impacts faculty, staff, and students, so please keep this in mind as you plan your Summer communication to students. For more information about the G-Suite migration, please refer to the G-Suite How Tos and FAQs on the IT website

Canvas Release Notes

The New Canvas Gradebook will become the default gradebook in all courses starting this summer. Review the “How do I use the New Gradebook?” guide to learn about all the new handy features.

Get Help With Your Transition To Canvas This Summer

Thank you,
Faculty Center Team

Transition Timeline Summary

  • 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 (Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Spring 2019)
    • Archive data available via Web Portal until September 29, 2019, identified as “Moodle Archive”
    • After September 29, 2019, faculty can access Archive data in person at the Faculty Center until May 2020
    • Beginning June 2020, Archive data by request only via the Faculty Center
  • As best practice, faculty are encouraged to store personal copies of their Moodle Archives on personal or cloud storage by September 28, 2019