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Introduction to Teaching with Canvas [18FA-CAN-4] is a Course

Introduction to Teaching with Canvas [18FA-CAN-4]

Oct 22 - Nov 17, 2018
3.0 credits

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Description

This 4-week 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! 

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

Fulfills

This is an introductory course designed for users new to Canvas. Though it does not fulfill a requirement for any @ONE certificates, it's an important starting point, and may be required by your campus. 

Duration: 4 weeks

Time Commitment: approximately 10 hours per week, for a total of 40 hours

Level of Difficulty: Beginning

Optional Continuing Education Credit

Participants in this course can seek optional professional development/continuing education credits by dual-enrolling in TEC 1809 at Fresno Pacific University. A separate fee due to FPU will apply. 

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