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Advanced Techniques with Canvas (23FA-ADV-1)

Ended Oct 21, 2023
3 credits

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Full course description

You must be an employee of a California Community College to enroll in this course. 


This 4-week course builds on your experience with Canvas and helps you make more sophisticated use of the Canvas environment to enhance student success. We will explore strategies for using Canvas tools to support effective course design, from making the most out of Modules to using CSS to add visual flair in the Rich Content Editor. You will learn effective practices in assessment, from Quizzes to the Assignments page. By the end of the course, you will be ready to take your Canvas course design to the next level of expertise.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Guide students along a structured learning path using advanced Module techniques
  • Give students individualized opportunities for success using advanced Quiz techniques
  • Add meaning to assessment using Outcomes, Rubrics, and Assignment Groups
  • Bring visual spice to the Rich Content Editor using advanced HTML techniques


This course does not fulfill a requirement for any @ONE certificates.

Duration: 4 weeks

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

Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Teaching with Canvas or equivalent skills

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Optional Continuing Education Credit

Participants in this course can seek optional graduate-level university credits by dual-enrolling.  A separate fee to the university for graduate-level credit will apply.  To learn more, visit FPU CEU Information


Your facilitator:

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Mayra Gomez, Mt. San Jacinto College



Please do not contact facilitators prior to course start date any questions please email