2017-05-12 13.17.50-12016-17 Canvas Thumbs Up Recipient:
Tricia Winters

Full-Time Faculty, Respiratory Therapy (RESP)
419.755.4849 | twinters@ncstatecollege.edu

Student Nomination Comments About What They Found Beneficial :

  • “Easy to communicate via canvas. The two instructors that I selected also made certain to get back to me pretty quickly,(which I appreciated), with any questions that i may have had.”
  • “They respond very quickly and are always up to date with grades”

Specific identified “best practices” of Canvas use that you do:
“After setting up canvas course prior to beginning of semester, I turn to student view and check links, look of the design, check due dates, read assignment directions, and try quizzes. When checking the quizzes I purposely miss questions to verify an automatic response come up with the correct answer and with explanation/difference between the two answers.”

  • Frequent/Prompt grade entry
  • Extensive use of comments/ feedback capabilities on assignments
  • Timely Use of Inbox to communicate/ Respond
  • Timely Use of Announcements to Update/communicate with Students
  • Use of Discussions to respond to student posts/ Update/Communicate
  • Posting of all class material/, files etc.
  • Use of Assignment Due Dates and detailed, clear directions
  • Structured Student-student discussion forum responses
  • Made available supplemental links/ files etc.
  • Ensuring all links/ files etc. updated and functioning/accurate
  • Sending reminders via course homepage/Inbox etc.
What is at least 1 other specific Canvas practice beyond those mentioned above that you do/ have done and believe has helped student success & retention in your courses?

“I give the correct answer to questions incorrectly answered on discussions and exams.”