Teaching


Analytics in Canvas

By Sukirti Ranade, Director of eLearning & Multimedia. Canvas collects data to analyze student usage patterns.  This data can allow the instructor to examine the student engagement in your online Canvas class. Instructors can check how their students are progressing through course with participation, submissions, on time/late/missing submissions, and current grade. How do I access ...more about Analytics in Canvas


Maintain regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course.

Canvas tools can assist in maintaining regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course. 1. Create a Discussion Forum in the Getting Started Module. Keep this Discussion forum open for access during the whole quarter. Invite all students to participate and invite peer responses among students. Respond to messages with 24hrs. 2. ...more about Maintain regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course.


Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas

        BELLEVUE COLLEGE LIBRARY | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: elearning@bellevuecollege.edu Winter quarter start date: Monday, January 7th ends Friday, March 8th, Registration Link Participant: Faculty Facilitator: Bruce Wolcott, eLearning Instructional Designer PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Canvas 101 is perfect for new online instructors, and it is ...more about Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas


Backward Course Design

What is Backward Design? Now that students are registering for your Winter courses, you may be thinking about any course redesigns or remodels you want to implement. (Or, you may be thinking about building anew or even starting from scratch if you’ve just been assigned a course you’ve never taught.) One of the best ways ...more about Backward Course Design


uMeddle (Thoughts on Course Design)

When planning, designing, building, or remodeling a course, it is important to keep every aspect of the architecture in mind. Small changes anywhere can have big effects everywhere, so you want to make sure when you meddle with your course, you keep all the outcomes in mind. One way to remember all the moving parts ...more about uMeddle (Thoughts on Course Design)


Register for Canvas 201: Take your Course to the next level!

Use Canvas to overcome barriers to learning - Explore in depth tools in Canvas that enhances student learning. Fall quarter start date: Tuesday October 23rd ends November 30th Audience: Faculty or Staff Required: Completion of Canvas 101 PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Review the Syllabus Facilitator: Mandie Nash, ...more about Register for Canvas 201: Take your Course to the next level!


Meet the New Canvas Gradebook

Instructure has just released a New Gradebook! It is enabled at the course level, and is not enabled by default -- by default you'll keep using the regular old gradebook, so if you wish to take a look at it, you'll need to turn it on in at least one of your classes. See those ...more about Meet the New Canvas Gradebook


eLearning Summer Teaching Institute 2018

Save the Date! Do you teach a web-enhanced, hybrid, or an online class? Learn about creating an engaging and collaborative learning environment online using Canvas. Save These Dates! August 21st - August 22nd, 2018 Instructional Designers will conduct interactive workshops and presentations on the following possible topics: Canvas Basics: Aligning Your Syllabus, Rubrics, and Gradebook Importing ...more about eLearning Summer Teaching Institute 2018


The Canvas Getting Started Module

Why use a Getting Started Module? Simple: to help students engage with a course. The Getting Started Module is an entry point for students in the course--whether hybrid or online. BC Connect has developed a Getting Started Module template for Canvas courses. What is this Getting Started Module? A brief video is available on YouTube ...more about The Canvas Getting Started Module