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05/01/2020
How-To: Organize Canvas with Modules
“Modules” is the Canvas tool that enables you to organize and control the flow of your course material. Canvas modules offer a way to organize your course content in an intuitive way. Lecture materials, learning activities, and assessments like Quizzes, Assignments, and Discussions, can all be sorted into what Canvas refers to as "Modules."
04/06/2020
How-To: Set Up Weighted Grades in Canvas Gradebook
To set up weighted grades in Canvas, you'll need to create what are called “Assignment Groups.” This guide will walk you through that process step by step.
04/01/2020
How-To: See All Participants in a Webex Meeting by Changing Your View Settings
WebEx is a powerful tool that enables you to host, record, and share lectures, as well as hold virtual office hours, department meetings, and more. When participating in a Webex meeting, it is even possible to share the contents of your screen and invite others in the meeting to annotate that same content. When content isn’t being shared, the default Webex view is to show the participants of the meeting using three different “video layout” options.
03/25/2020
How-To: Share Content and Annotate in Webex
When holding a video conference using Webex, you can also share content with the other participants in your conference. This means you can show them something on your computer screen, show them a file on your computer, or show them a whiteboard screen on which you can collaboratively draw and annotate digitally.
03/23/2020
How-To: Document Attendance During Remote Delivery
Student attendance is a critical data point, especially as related to data reporting and the use of federal aid funds. For these reasons, “taking attendance” is a routine practice at Miami University Regionals. Attendance during ‘remote delivery of instruction’ becomes less clear and requires the employment of different strategies for monitoring and encouraging attendance.
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: 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: 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.