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Introduction to Teaching with Canvas Self-Paced

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Ready to dive into Canvas? This is the starting place for you. Prepare to navigate through This self-paced course will introduce you to the basics of Canvas.

Description

This self-paced 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 page, content page, discussion, and quiz, while also exploring how to use Canvas communication tools. 

If you're new to Canvas, or just want a powerful refresher on the basics, this course is a great starting point, and you get to keep your sandbox to play in, experiment, and build your online material! 

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Customize your Canvas profile and notification preferences to fit your needs
  • Create and archive announcements to keep your students engaged and updated
  • Develop modules to organize your content most effectively
  • Design a welcoming, impactful home page
  • Set up a discussion, quiz, and/or assignment exactly the way you want
  • Use a variety of communication tools to streamline contact with students
  • Use the SpeedGrader tool to make grading fast and easy

 

Duration: self-paced

Time Commitment: based on your input

Level of Difficulty: Beginning

SDCOE Innovation Division Innovative Digital Learning Micro-courses are featured in our digital professional learning program for educators to learn technology tools to increase innovation and equitable learning practices. Reflective digital professional learnings provide school districts with innovative solutions for professional growth. These asynchronous and synchronous micro-courses will provide resources, best instructional practices, technology tools, and guided support for educators as they move forward with virtual, blended, and in-person teaching and learning. Educators, administrators, and school staff will learn tips and strategies to support high quality equity and access to distance learning for all students. Integrating these technology resources in instruction will support educators to improve and customize learning for all students.  Be inspired as you access a repository of resources and tutorials that promote a reflective practice to improve equity within distance learning.

 

Innovative Digital Learning Micro-courses are designed to:

  • enhance educators' technology use for communication, critical-thinking, collaboration, creativity and innovation.
  • support educators to improve and customize instruction for all students in a virtual, blended or in-person classroom.
  • provide asynchronous professional learning options for the teachers (i.e. time, pace, and path).
  • personalize professional  learning for educators (provide multiple entry points, focus on choice-based professional learning, matching the skill levels and content areas of the teachers).

Explore the San Diego County Office of Education Innovative Digital Learning Canvas Catalog

Professional Learning and Tech Research Training Catalog

 

For a listing of other SDCOE Canvas Catalog Courses visit:  https://bit.ly/SDCOECatalog

 

Instructions to Enroll in this course

Click on the Enroll button at the top of this page. Follow the directions for self-enrollment. 

 

Access the Course

Micro-courses are in the SDCOE Canvas Learning Management System. You will receive an email with directions on how to access the micro-course immediately after registration.  

 

 

Learn More about Innovative Digital Learnings

Innovative Digital Learning Repository Website

 

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