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Quick Start Guide for Courses in Canvas

Video Description

All you need to create great courses in Canvas

About This Video

  • Get up and running quickly with Canvas

  • Develop courses in Moodle with good instructional design

  • Use features to build courses for collaboration, individual study, instructor-guided instruction, and more

  • In Detail

    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.

    Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1 : The Basics
      1. The Course Overview 00:03:57
      2. Learning Objectives in Canvas 00:04:08
      3. Determining the Best Course Organization 00:06:48
      4. Mapping the Flow 00:07:07
      5. Determining the Level of Interactivity 00:07:02
      6. Determining the Types and Levels of Assessments 00:06:36
    2. Chapter 2 : Course Materials
      1. Texts That Tie to Each Unit 00:06:26
      2. Creating a Document Library 00:06:19
      3. Selecting the Best Videos for Your Course 00:07:01
      4. Creating and Using Audio in Your Course 00:05:51
      5. Presentations for Your Course 00:07:30
    3. Chapter 3 : Assessments
      1. Types of Assessments in Canvas 00:07:34
      2. Aligning Assessments with Learning Objectives 00:05:48
      3. Developing Your Assessments 00:06:33
      4. Gradebook Functions 00:05:41
      5. Grading and Feedback Functions 00:06:15
    4. Chapter 4 : Building Student Activities
      1. Selecting the Best Activities 00:05:32
      2. Incorporating Feedback and Interactivity in Activities 00:07:34
      3. Self-guided Activities 00:05:01
      4. Discussion Board Activities for Learning Communities 00:04:12
      5. Discussion Board Activities for Collaboration 00:05:51
    5. Chapter 5 : Engagement and Motivation
      1. Engagers: What Are They, and What Do They Do? 00:09:22
      2. Check Your Knowledge: Formative Evaluations 00:07:50
      3. The Emotional Elements of Motivation 00:05:59
      4. Conditions of Learning 00:05:55
      5. Building in Self-Determination 00:06:27
    6. Chapter 6 : Collaborative Learning
      1. Discussion Board for Group Projects 00:06:47
      2. Peer Reviews 00:05:58
      3. Wikis 00:07:42
      4. Google Docs/Google Sheets for Group Presentations 00:08:35
      5. Big Blue Button for Webinars 00:08:51