Introduction to Teaching with Canvas - Self-Paced

Description

PLEASE NOTE:
Self-paced, non-facilitated courses are not eligible to receive a badge from OEI or continuing education units from Fresno Pacific.

This self-paced course will introduce you to the beauties of using Canvas in online, hybrid, and face-to-face classes. These simple, hands-on lessons give you the chance to master Canvas in your own practice course to build a home page, content page, discussion, and quiz, while also exploring how to use Canvas communication tools.

If you're new to Canvas, or just want a powerful refresher on the basics, this course is a great starting point, and you get to keep your sandbox to play in, experiment, and build your online material!

Details

Fulfills: This is a self-paced course that is not part of our certificate programs. If you are taking this course to fulfill a requirement on your campus, please check with your campus to ensure they will honor a self-paced course.
Duration: self-paced
Time Commitment: based on your input
Level of Difficulty: Beginning
Format: Self-paced course (There is also a facilitated version of this course)

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Customize your Canvas profile and notification preferences to fit your needs
  • Create and archive announcements to keep your students engaged and updated
  • Develop modules to organize your content most effectively
  • Design a welcoming, impactful home page
  • Set up a discussion, quiz, and/or assignment exactly the way you want
  • Use a variety of communication tools to streamline contact with students
  • Use the SpeedGrader tool to make grading fast and easy

Optional Continuing Education Credit

Self-paced, non-facilitated courses are not eligible to receive a badge from OEI or continuing education units from Fresno Pacific.