Note: If upon logging into Canvas, you do not see a shell for any of your courses, contact us!
2. Shell Combining Request
3. Canvas Lite & Users Group
*This is not a substitute for the certification that is required for teaching hybrid and fully online classes.
4. Quick-Start Videos on Canvas & Zoom
If you bypass the Canvas Lite tutorials, spend some time on the below videos.
Online Pedagogy Best Practices Discussion
Friday, April 3, 11:00am – Noon
Introduction to Canvas (online)
It is facilitated by Jim Marteney, Certified Online Learning Trainer. Learn more…
Online Regular Effective Contact Training (online)
Recorded Training Sessions
Topic: Show & Tell of Canvas Courses (2 hours)
Date: Wed, Mar 18th, 2020 1:00 PM
Many thanks to the following professors for sharing their Canvas courses, tips and tricks, and best practices: Bob Rennicks, Chris Kim, Martha Villarreal, Deanna Azevedo, Aaron Garner, Patrick McClanahan, and Steven Graham.
Topic: Zoom Training (2 hours)
Date: Wed, Mar 18th, 2020 10:00 AM
Facilitated by Kerry Steers, PDC Instructional Support Technician
Canvas Basics, Part 1 (39 min)
Covers the dashboard, basic navigation, turning tools on/off, uploading a profile picture, creating a homepage, posting a syllabus, creating announcements, and some accessibility tips.
00:00 – Intro, Canvas Dashboard / Course Cards, Profile and Picture, Notifications, Basic Navigation
Canvas Basics, Part 2 (31 min)
Covers publishing your course, using “Student View,” uploading files (PowerPoints, documents), and setting up discussions.
00:00 – Intro; Showing “Recent Announcements” on the Course Homepage
Canvas Basics, Part 3 (57 min)
Covers setting up assignments, using SpeedGrader and marking up papers, setting up Quizzes, allowing extra time and attempts
00:00 – Intro; Setting up an Assignment
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