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Canvas External Tools - About OneNote Class Notebook

This article provides information on usage and support of OneNote Class Notebook.

What is OneNote Class Notebook?

OneNote Class Notebook is an Office 365 service which is available to all UWM faculty, staff and students who have access to a UW System Office 365 account. Class Notebook is a kind of OneNote notebook with features geared specifically to coursework online. Class Notebooks can contain private note spaces for students, a class resources section which instructors can add course resources to, and group collaboration spaces. Students automatically have access to notebooks when accessed from Canvas.

For more information about OneNote and Class Notebook, see:

Who can use OneNote Class Notebook?

Class Notebook is available at no cost to UWM faculty, staff, and students. To use Class Notebook in Canvas, instructors must request for the tool to be added to their course using UWM Canvas Tools.

Where can students and instructors go for support with Class Notebook?

What should I do if I have an accessibility concern?

Class Notebooks are user managed content, much like a personal web page or Word document. Instructors and students can follow instructions from Microsoft to make Class Notebook pages accessible for all people. 

OneNote supports multiple accessible technologies, and OneNote also works with Immersive Reader.

If you discover an accessibility concern with OneNote, report your concern to the UWM Help Desk. As a student, you should also contact UWM's Accessibility Resource Center and your instructor to ensure they are aware of your concern.

What are the alternatives to OneNote Class Notebook?

Class Notebook can perform many distinct functions, but it may not necessarily be the best option based on instructional needs.

For questions about any of these tools, contact the CETL Support Commons.

Keywords:canvas lms collaboration collaborate wiki notebook note taking annotate annotation   Doc ID:120366
Owner:David D.Group:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Created:2022-08-08 14:46 CDTUpdated:2022-08-09 17:27 CDT
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