Canvas LMS Course Design

Design, build, and teach your very own online course using the powerful tools of the Canvas Learning Management System
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Canvas LMS Course Design

Ryan John

Design, build, and teach your very own online course using the powerful tools of the Canvas Learning Management System
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782160649
Paperback248 pages

Book Description

Canvas LMS Course Design will guide you through the steps of setting up your Canvas account, adding content and assignments, designing and customizing the course layout, and teaching your course. Whether you use an institutional or Free for Teachers account, this book will show you exactly how to use Canvas for grading, assessment, feedback, and communication with and between students, either as a platform for an online course or as a supplement to a live course. This book will give you the expertise you need to create a transformative and personalized learning experience for all of your students.

By sequentially working through the steps in each chapter, you will quickly master the features of Canvas to create a customized learning experience. With ample screenshots that offer a play-by-play account of how to build a phenomenal course, Canvas LMS Course Design will ensure your success with this cutting-edge learning management system.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Canvas
Types of Canvas accounts
Accessing Canvas and creating your account
Navigating Canvas – the dashboard
Adjusting your profile, settings, and notifications
Creating your Canvas course
Summary
Chapter 2: Building Your Canvas Course
Exploring the Course Setup Checklist
Planning your course – from syllabus to screen
Importing content from another course
Adding assignments and content
Using the Rich Content Editor
Editing an assignment – adding content
Creating different types of assignments
Creating assignment groups
Summary
Chapter 3: Getting Ready to Launch Your Course
Adding participants to the course
Selecting navigation links
Choosing a course home page layout
Adding course calendar events
Testing your course with Student View
Publishing your course
Summary
Chapter 4: Teaching Your Canvas Course
Communicating through Conversations
Posting announcements
Using the Gradebook
Setting up synchronous meetings using Conferences
Summary
Chapter 5: Exploring Special Features
Using Canvas on your mobile devices
Creating Collaborations
Setting up Outcomes
Creating Rubrics and using Outcomes
Integrating outside apps into your course
Using Course Analytics and Course Statistics
Summary
Chapter 6: Where to Go for Help
Finding help within Canvas
Finding help outside Canvas
Summary
Chapter 7: Now You're Ready!
Exporting your course
Connecting Canvas to education in the 21st century
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Create, access, and personalize your user account and profile settings
  • Customize your individual user settings to ensure ease of use and optimum functionality of services
  • Upload and import course content for students to access and use as they participate in your course
  • Generate individualized assignments that reflect the variety of your assessment and grading needs
  • Design the layout of your course to present the course content with clarity and simplicity
  • Add students to your course and communicate with them to facilitate their success
  • Review, assess, and grade assignments
  • Integrate advanced features of Canvas with your educational needs to create a unique and transformative educational experience

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Canvas
Types of Canvas accounts
Accessing Canvas and creating your account
Navigating Canvas – the dashboard
Adjusting your profile, settings, and notifications
Creating your Canvas course
Summary
Chapter 2: Building Your Canvas Course
Exploring the Course Setup Checklist
Planning your course – from syllabus to screen
Importing content from another course
Adding assignments and content
Using the Rich Content Editor
Editing an assignment – adding content
Creating different types of assignments
Creating assignment groups
Summary
Chapter 3: Getting Ready to Launch Your Course
Adding participants to the course
Selecting navigation links
Choosing a course home page layout
Adding course calendar events
Testing your course with Student View
Publishing your course
Summary
Chapter 4: Teaching Your Canvas Course
Communicating through Conversations
Posting announcements
Using the Gradebook
Setting up synchronous meetings using Conferences
Summary
Chapter 5: Exploring Special Features
Using Canvas on your mobile devices
Creating Collaborations
Setting up Outcomes
Creating Rubrics and using Outcomes
Integrating outside apps into your course
Using Course Analytics and Course Statistics
Summary
Chapter 6: Where to Go for Help
Finding help within Canvas
Finding help outside Canvas
Summary
Chapter 7: Now You're Ready!
Exporting your course
Connecting Canvas to education in the 21st century
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781782160649
Paperback248 pages
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