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03/20/2020
How-To: Setting Up Your Canvas Course Home Page
Your Canvas course will open up to its Home Page by default whenever you or your students log into the course. This page can be customized with text, media, and links, making it a great opportunity for you to place important information right in front of your students when they log in!
03/18/2020
How-To: Set Up and Use Canvas Gradebook
Canvas Gradebook is a powerful tool that helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students.
03/17/2020
How-To: Share Files in Canvas from YouTube, Kaltura, and Google Drive
You can easily share files from external cloud storage platforms like YouTube, Kaltura or Google Drive by linking or embedding files in the Rich Text Editor in Canvas.
03/17/2020
How-To: Create Graded Assessments in Canvas
Canvas offers a variety of methods for creating graded course activities. Assignments, Quizzes, and Discussion Boards each offer unique, and pedagogically different, opportunities for engaging students with your course content. This guide will explain each type of Canvas graded course activity further, as well as provide the step-by-step instructions for creating them within your Canvas course site.
03/17/2020
How-To: Record and Share Videos using Screencast-o-matic
Screencast-o-matic is an intuitive, easy-to-use video recording tool helping faculty connect and engage students in meaningful ways across the globe. With Screencast-o-matic, you can deliver lectures, create tutorials, record your screen (screencasting), and provide personalized small group or 1:1 instruction and feedback.
03/16/2020
How-To: Use Google Meet for Video Conferencing with Students
Google Meet is an online meeting tool for video conferences that uses the camera and microphone on your computer or mobile device to connect you to a virtual conversation.
03/16/2020
How-To: Host, Record, and Share Lectures in Webex
Webex makes it easy to collaborate with others. You can also use WebEx to record your Webex sessions so students can view them at a later date. This virtual meeting solution is available to all faculty, staff, and students on all Miami campuses. All Miami faculty and staff can have accounts and create meetings.
03/13/2020
Giving Quality Instructor Feedback in Canvas
Instructor presence, especially in the form of meaningful feedback on performance, is extremely important both to student satisfaction and achievement of learning outcomes. Luckily, Canvas has many built-in tools instructors may use to make feedback, and thus student success and satisfaction, better.
11/06/2019
Miami Regionals E-Campus 2019 ITC Award for Excellence in E-Learning
Congratulations to Karen Brown, Assoc Professor of Nursing and Brigid Naglich, E-Campus Instructional Designer, award recipients of the 2019 ITC Award for Excellence in E-Learning for Nursing Care of Older Adults, online course of the year.