Piazza

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Overview

Piazza is an anonymous question and answer tool that has been integrated into Canvas for courses taught in the School of Arts & Sciences (SAS) and the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS).

Important Notes:

  • Piazza is only available for courses taught in the School of Arts & Sciences (SAS) and the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). If you are a faculty, TA, or staff in another school who wants to explore similar communication and collaboration tools in Canvas, please email canvas@pobox.upenn.edu.

Features

  • Anonymous posting
  • Polling
  • Faculty and TAs can endorse answers from students to questions their classmates pose
  • Canvas integration

More Information

  • School of Arts & Sciences (SAS):
      • Piazza Request Form: SAS faculty can request access to Piazza through this form.
      • Setting Up Piazza in Canvas: SAS faculty, staff, and TAs can use this documentation to create a Piazza button in their Canvas sites, create a Canvas assignment using Piazza, add Piazza to Canvas modules, and add a link to Piazza through the Canvas Rich Content Editor (available with Canvas Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus).
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS):