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The default Canvas quota for file uploads is 2GB per course. We can increase this on a case-by-case basis, but that need is quite rare. We do have a limit to the amount of data that can be uploaded to the "files" section of Canvas courses as an institution, and need to remain aware of that.
FERPA compliance and recordings:
If you plan to record your class sessions, be sure to include this statement from the UW Privacy Office in your syllabus:
Best practices for exams:
There are many ways to run online exams, and none of them are great. If there were a solution for keeping identity secure using course resources, then we would be paying Google big bucks for it. But it doesn't exist.
Canvas: General resources are available through UW-IT at
The four tools we recommend are Canvas, Panopto, Zoom, and PollEverywhere. Your course will probably use a subset of these.
Canvas: Use this to host your course website, upload files for students, maintain a gradebook, give quizzes and exams, and store course information like your syllabus.