-Mike Welker, Coordinator, eLearning & innovation & Instructional Designer, NC State College Active Learning: Bare Bones Basics What Is It? Continue reading
-Mike Welker, Coordinator of eLearning & Innovation, Canvas admin & Instructional Designer, North Central State College – @OHMWelker Q: How Continue reading
“Q: How do I copy material into a new Term Canvas Site? Also any other things I should do when setting up a new term site in Canvas?
A: To Import Course Content: SETTINGS>IMPORT COURSE CONTENT>COPY A CANVAS COURSE>Enter Previous course Course Sub-#-Section> CLick desired term course>ALL CONTENT> IMPORT”
A: As long as it is *BEFORE* the default end/ close date, you can do the following 2 steps to extend course access to the entire class:
Canvas’ “SpeedGrader” is a ‘one stop’ interface for maximizing your grading time by providing all needed pieces in one streamlines user friendly screen. Canvas spent a lot of research and time on what faculty need /use while grading to come up with this interface. From Day 1, it has been NCSC faculty’s favorite Canvas feature.
“Student Discussion posts and critiques are the primary learning tools. We attempt to make it a learning community. Students learn from each other through a variety of modalities. They discuss model posts with each other and in class. “
“All of my assignments are located under ONE tab,,.. The assignment tab The assignments are set up for each week and all of my classes are pre-loaded for the semester by week 2-3 of the semester so that students can work ahead if they have planned vacations… etc.”
“I collect homework in class, not via Canvas. I write comments on the papers before I hand them back to students. I decided this semester to also put these comments online. I have found that students like the input, and even come to the next class, before I have passed their homework back, with corrections to what they first submitted. My proactiveness is helping my students also to be proactive.”