Let’s face it, when you're teaching a course online, time is your most valuable commodity. The online classroom doesn’t have a set location. You and your students are often working at different times and in different places.
This is where the Canvas mobile app can help bridge the gaps between time and space, students and faculty.
Topics: faculty training, Canvas
Fall is coming - make sure your course is ready for prime time when classes start on August 20th, 2018!
Now is when you want to make sure your homepage is set, your navigation is clean, and you have all your settings in the right place. Take some time to double check your course in Canvas so you don’t have to sweat opening day.
The TechSmith Relay Canvas integration is now available in your Canvas course shells by default. Here are some details on how this powerful tool works:
Topics: TechSmith Relay, Canvas, Gradebook
The spring 2018 start date is just around the corner! Make sure your course is ready to go on January 16th.
Topics: Canvas, CU Online, Online Classes, Online teaching
New Gradebook: Instructors are able to opt-in to a revised gradebook in Canvas. The new gradebook design is based on several years of instructor feedback and features new options for sorting, filtering, and organizing your course's grade information. To enable the feature, go to your course's settings and turn on "New Gradebook" in the Feature Options tab. This article explains the new gradebook in greater detail: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13333-canvas-release-new-gradebook.
Topics: Canvas, CU Online, Online Training, Winter Web Camp
The Rich Content Editor Accessibility Checker assists instructors and course designers to maintain accessibility requirements in Canvas content. The Accessibility Checker is located in the Rich Content Editor menu bar. Depending on the size of the browser window, users may have to scroll the menu bar horizontally to view the Accessibility Checker icon.
Topics: Accessibility, CU Online, Canvas
For the first CU Online Instructional Design Faculty Weblog, CU Online's Instructional Designer Amy Osatinski sat down with John Byrd, Senior Instructor of Finance at the Business School. In his weblog, John demonstrates how he uses HTML to create interactive pop-up boxes in Canvas. To view the Weblog, click here
Topics: Canvas, CU Online, Instuctional Design, Online Classes, Online faculty training, Online teaching, Online tools, HTML, Interactivity
Canvas provides several ways to understand how students are performing and engaging with your course. It’s up to you to decide what to do with that info, but here are a few of our favorite tools, and some ideas of what to do with them.
Topics: Canvas, CU Online, Online teaching, Canvas data
Are you doing something interesting or innovative in your Canvas course? Would you like to share your great work with other faculty members?
Topics: Canvas, CU Online, Online Classes, Online tools, Online teaching