Posts Tagged Canvas

Making Documents Accessible

Making your online content accessible creates a more equitable learning environment for students. While presenting your content on Canvas pages is always optimum, at times there may be a valid reason to include an external document (Word, PowerPoint, PDF) for student use. When that’s the case, just

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5 Smart Strategies to Enhance Your Course Design

Most faculty are aware there’s a direct link between course design and student success. But have you ever thought about how your design methods can impact YOUR success in teaching a course? Using Canvas as our backdrop, this webinar will introduce five simple yet often-overlooked strategies for

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2 Powerful Tools to Humanize Your Online Course with Video

Video is a powerful way to humanize your online course and provide content in multiple formats which creates a more equitable experience for students. Screencast-o-matic is a simple-to-use video recording/editing tool. Studio is a Canvas integration that turns passive viewing into active engagement. Pair the two together

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Canvas and Your Accessibility Toolbox

Just like any good carpenter building a house, you need a toolbox of things to help you design and develop a course with accessibility in mind. In this session, we’ll introduce the suite of tools—PopeTech, WAVE, UDOIT and Ally—available to our CCC faculty and instructional designers, and

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Assessment in Digital Learning (21SP-ADL-3)

May 24 – Jun 20, 2021 3.0 credits Description Assessment is not just for testing anymore! This course explores the concept of assessment as a design tool that allows you to build a course centered around student learning. In this course, we’ll explore a design process called

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Introduction to Online Teaching & Learning (21SP-IOTL-3)

May 3 – May 30, 2021 3.0 credits Description Great teaching can happen anywhere, but teaching online requires different skills, strategies, and tools than face-to-face teaching. In this 4-week course, learn how to support the success of diverse students online, foster inclusion through student-centered activities and communications,

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Creating Accessible Course Content (21SP-CACC-3)

Apr 26 – May 23, 2021 3.0 credits Description Creating Accessible Online Courses provides an overview of accessibility within online courses, focusing on the skills you will need to make your course both technically accessible and usable to a broad range of students. The course covers how

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Introduction to Teaching with Canvas (21SP-CAN-3)

Apr 12 – May 9, 2021 3.0 credits This 4-week asynchronous 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

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Online Teaching & Design (21SP-OTD-4)

Apr 5 – Jun 27, 2021 5.0 credits Full course description Description Whether you’re building your first online course or revising an existing one, this 12-week facilitated asynchronous series will show you how to create the course you’ve always dreamed of teaching. You’ll explore online learning theory, approaches

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10-10-10: Communication that Matters (21SP-TTT-3)

Apr 5 – May 2, 2021 3.0 credits Description First impressions really do count, and the first ten minutes a student is in your course can make or break their experience. Designing your course with the needs of diverse students in mind allows you to hit just

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