Grades Disappearing in Canvas

When editing an assignment or quiz you might need to add a student or provide additional time.  This is one of the great features in Canvas as you can assign the quiz or assignment to different students or sections with their own due dates or availability dates and times. However, if you replace everyone or someone who has previously taken the quiz then all of their grades will no longer be visible in the grades.  It is important to use the “Add” button in the assign section of the details in order to add additional students or groups for a different date or time.  For example, you might have a student that was not present on the day of the quiz.  You want to allow this student the ability to take the quiz so you will “Add” the student and the specific date and time.

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Canvas: Getting Started Workshop

Canvas is Mercer’s new Learning Management System allowing for a robust and intuitive LMS.

In this “Getting Started” workshop we will explore the Canvas interface and basics to get your course up and running. We will also learn about communicating with students, navigating the course tools such as notifications, assignments, discussions, quizzes, and grades. In this basic session you will be able to discover the potential for Canvas and understand the basics to develop your course.


The 1-hour workshop will be held in Stetson 135, every 2nd and 4th week of the month during the Fall 2017 semester.

Tuesdays (2nd & 4th) 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesdays (2nd & 4th) 10:00 – 11:00 am

Additional times and dates can be scheduled for individual and custom raining sessions.
Contact Jerome Gratigny for further information.

Canvas Instructor Overview

500 – Canvas Interface Overview from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Canvas for Students Getting Started

200 – Canvas Overview for Students from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Mercer University Weighted Average Grade Calculator

Need a good tool for quickly calculating weighted grades?

Click to use Mercer’s weighted grade calculator.

MyCampusInsight Self-Paced Training for CampusNexus® Student

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New Media Consortium (NMC) 2016 Horizon Report

Responsive Web Design


Responsive Web Design is a modern approach to designing websites that modify the structure of the content for the device you are using.  Mobile devices are becoming increasingly used to access websites.  In the past web designers created sites for screen view on a computer and a separate site for mobile devices. Responsive design allows designers to create a single site that adjusts to the device and looks good on each device.

Mercer University is working on making our site Responsive & What does this mean for our CMS Builders and Contributors?

We will be providing training and resources to assist CMS Builders and Contributors to make the shift to Responsive design.  It is important to look at your site on devices other than the computer once you make edits to ensure that your site looks good on all devices. More training, resources and information will be coming soon to keep you updated and to understand responsive web design as we move forward.


Inside Higher Ed: 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology

Be a part of the the Inside Higher Ed’s survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology and share your experience and views of technology.

Learn more by clicking the link and to participate in the survey.