““I try to grade and respond as soon as possible. I receive email notification when a student has entered a comment. I used to ignore these believing that I would pick up the comment when I grade the assignment. Some of these comments, however, required immediate action on my part. So now I check the notifications daily. From email, I can flick directly into the comment in Canvas, so it only takes a few minutes.”
“” posted quizzes and kept us updated . ”
“… made their assignments very structured in canvas and I can see exactly what I need to do. “
“I think my students most appreciate the following 2 aspects the most: 1) that I update the home page for our class each week – noting assignments which are due in the upcoming week. I also try to post information about upcoming campus events, registration, resources, etc. 2) I respond to Canvas Inbox messages promptly (probably 12 hours or less).”
“I enter grades the same evening as the exams are given. My students work hard and they’re anxious to receive their scores. I try to treat all students as I like to be treated when I take classes. Our students have enough stress in their lives without having to worry about what score they received on their exam!”
“I utilize a short quiz regarding the syllabus, and other important materials so that students have to read those important documents. I also have a “best practices” assignment set up so that students can read testimonials from other successful online students…”
I put focus on following the ‘Module’ view rather than ‘Assignments’ so students also get my supplemental information for the week that is not necessarily graded.”
How do students access my assignment feedback?
“Student’s voice is difficult to hear in a traditional classroom where the teacher is doing most of the talking and provides direct instruction….
Student choice means students choose how they learn something and, possibly, what they learn.”