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Empower Me! An Online Student’s Perspective

Empowering students is a critical part of education and there is room for improvement in the United States. Students need self-worth, motivation, determination, and persistence to thrive in a course, […]

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Student Feedback – That’s the Ticket!

It may seem a little uncomfortable to give students the opportunity to frequently tell you what they think about your course. But you just might be surprised about what you’d […]

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Meaningful Discussions That Build Community Too

Do you wish your students would engage more meaningfully in your online discussions? If so, you might want to reconsider how you are designing your discussion prompts.  In this 7-minute […]

Before you add video to your course - Byte Sized Canvas

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 […]

Byte Sized Canvas a video series by Helen Graves

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 […]

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 […]

Banning Boring Announcements - Byte Sized Canvas

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 - Byte Sized Canvas

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 […]