When we talk about accessibility

When We Talk About Accessibility

When you hear about accessibility, what comes to mind? In community colleges, do we think of accessibility as a core individual value, a fundamental aspect of how we enact our […]

Before You Add Video to Your Course–Watch This!

Providing content in multimedia formats (video, audio, images, infographics) is a powerful way to engage your students and appeal to multiple learning preferences. Combining your free 3CMedia account (courtesy of […]

Check Your Links!

Hate getting messages from students about broken links in your course? With Canvas’ link validator tool, you can verify what’s working and what’s not before you publish your course each […]

Course Homepage

You Had Me At Hello

Recently, I completed the @ONE course, Humanizing Online Teaching and Learning, that was facilitated by Michelle Pacansky-Brock, @ONE’s Faculty Mentor, Digital Innovation. From the moment I logged in to the […]

Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning, Byte-sized Canvas

Customizing Modules to Guide Student Learning

Ever get the sense students are jumping straight into quizzes and assignments without first taking the time to read or watch your carefully designed content? This Byte-sized session explores an […]

You Matter - online and face-to-face

YOU Matter – Online and Face-to-Face

Student-instructor relationships matter in community college classes — regardless of whether a course is taught on-campus or online. But when you teach online, you need to be more intentional about […]

Banning Boring Announcements

Banning Boring Announcements!

Announcements are an important tool in promoting regular and effective contact in an online course. But if students aren’t reading your announcements, the time and effort you put into them […]

Teaching with OER OpenStax Canvas Course Shells

Teaching with OER OpenStax Canvas Course Shells

In this 9-minute video, Dr. Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg from Santa Rosa Junior College shows how she uses Canvas Commons to import sample course shells with free OpenStax textbook content. Jennifer also […]

The Power of Announcements

The Power of Announcements

Regular and effective contact is such hot topic these days, isn’t it? Canvas’s Announcements tool not only lets you send out fully customized class messages, but stores your communications in […]

Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly

Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly

  Using Video to Communicate Instructions Clearly Video is powerful communication tool for online teaching. Instructors often naturally gravitate towards using video to deliver presentations to their online students, but […]

Give 'Em a Clear Learning Path

Give ‘Em a Clear Learning Path

Give ‘Em a Clear Learning Path Not all online courses look the same. That may seem a rather obvious point but it’s one that instructors may not realize regularly presents […]