Quick Start Guide for Courses in Canvas [Video]

Quick Start Guide for Courses in Canvas [Video]

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Susan Smith Nash

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ISBN 139781788296366
Course Length3 Hours and 22 minutes

Video Description

The goal of this text is to give you the tools and knowledge you need to use Canvas for collaboration in university courses, in organizations, companies, and between individuals for a wide array of purposes. Using Canvas, you will be able to implement learning strategies that involve social learning and you’ll be able to more effectively set up and manage group projects and planning. Uses can range from developing multimedia projects, fund-raising campaigns, regulatory compliance, local wiki development, and event planning.

Style and Approach

This course is a practical guide filled with examples.We will cover the basic and advanced concepts of Canvas. Every recipe is as simple as possible without compromising creativity.

Table of Contents

The Basics
The Course Overview
Learning Objectives in Canvas
Determining the Best Course Organization
Mapping the Flow
Determining the Level of Interactivity
Determining the Types and Levels of Assessments
Course Materials
Texts That Tie to Each Unit
Creating a Document Library
Selecting the Best Videos for Your Course
Creating and Using Audio in Your Course
Presentations for Your Course
Assessments
Types of Assessments in Canvas
Aligning Assessments with Learning Objectives
Developing Your Assessments
Gradebook Functions
Grading and Feedback Functions
Building Student Activities
Selecting the Best Activities
Incorporating Feedback and Interactivity in Activities
Self-guided Activities
Discussion Board Activities for Learning Communities
Discussion Board Activities for Collaboration
Engagement and Motivation
Engagers: What Are They, and What Do They Do?
Check Your Knowledge: Formative Evaluations
The Emotional Elements of Motivation
Conditions of Learning
Building in Self-Determination
Collaborative Learning
Discussion Board for Group Projects
Peer Reviews
Wikis
Google Docs / Google Sheets for Group Presentations
Big Blue Button for Webinars

What You Will Learn

  • See the best way to plan and design an online course
  • Discover the unique features of Canvas and how to use them
  • Get to know the best way to organize content
  • Understand how to incorporate multimedia
  • Know how to use Canvas’ social media features
  • Make sure that students achieve their learning goals and objectives
  • See different forms of assessment in Canvas
  • Use Canvas’ features to motivate and encourage students

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Table of Contents

The Basics
The Course Overview
Learning Objectives in Canvas
Determining the Best Course Organization
Mapping the Flow
Determining the Level of Interactivity
Determining the Types and Levels of Assessments
Course Materials
Texts That Tie to Each Unit
Creating a Document Library
Selecting the Best Videos for Your Course
Creating and Using Audio in Your Course
Presentations for Your Course
Assessments
Types of Assessments in Canvas
Aligning Assessments with Learning Objectives
Developing Your Assessments
Gradebook Functions
Grading and Feedback Functions
Building Student Activities
Selecting the Best Activities
Incorporating Feedback and Interactivity in Activities
Self-guided Activities
Discussion Board Activities for Learning Communities
Discussion Board Activities for Collaboration
Engagement and Motivation
Engagers: What Are They, and What Do They Do?
Check Your Knowledge: Formative Evaluations
The Emotional Elements of Motivation
Conditions of Learning
Building in Self-Determination
Collaborative Learning
Discussion Board for Group Projects
Peer Reviews
Wikis
Google Docs / Google Sheets for Group Presentations
Big Blue Button for Webinars

Video Details

ISBN 139781788296366
Course Length3 Hours and 22 minutes
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