About InScribe (Q&A Community) at IU

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InScribe (Q&A Community) is a learning support system that connects communities of educators and students to provide scalable, context-specific help around an organization's existing digital content and curriculum. The core of this system is a Q&A platform where information can be crowd-sourced and eventually promoted to knowledge bank articles. InScribe (Q&A Community) can help move student questions out of email and into an organized space.

InScribe (Q&A Community) sets up a community that integrates into Canvas and can also be accessed from a website. Communities can be defined as narrowly or broadly as needed. At Indiana University, InScribe (Q&A Community) is being used in a number of ways, from individual course communities to cross-disciplinary and cross-campus communities that help students navigate the transition to college.

Use InScribe (Q&A Community) in Canvas

InScribe (Q&A Community) is an external tool in Canvas. You can add it to your course navigation menu, access it as a Module item, or embed it as a widget in a Canvas page or assignment via the Rich Content Editor.

InScribe is called "Q&A Community" in the Canvas course navigation.

Enable InScribe (Q&A Community) in your course navigation

By default, InScribe (Q&A Community) is hidden in Canvas.

To add a hidden tool to your course navigation menu, see How do I manage Course Navigation links?

To create your community, click Q&A Community and give your community a name. You can also choose to connect your course to an existing community if you want several courses to be part of the same community.

For more about setting community defaults (such as email notifications and how students will be identified in your community), see Manage your InScribe (Q&A Community).

Create an InScribe (Q&A Community) Module item

To create an InScribe (Q&A Community) Module item, see Add InScribe to a Canvas Module.

Embed an InScribe (Q&A Community) widget in a Canvas page

To embed an InScribe (Q&A Community) widget in a Canvas page, see Add InScribe to a Page.

Learn more and get help

For instructions for working with InScribe (Q&A Community), consult the following resources:

For help, contact your campus Support Center.

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Last modified on 2023-06-22 08:55:06.