The landscape of learning in higher education is ever-changing, and we are required to evolve along with it. This week you will be exploring the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). The Canvas LMS has taken over the market share of LMS usage in higher education, and all ULS institutions are evaluating moving to Canvas. The aim of this week’s series is to prepare you for a possible transition by providing basic information about Canvas, how it functions, and some perks of using Canvas.
Follow these 4 steps to make the most of this content.
1. Explore the video resources: Below, you’ll find a link to a video series related to Canvas. Navigate through all videos to get a comprehensive understanding of the information provided in the PowerPoint resource.
2. Access the linked PowerPoint resource: As you scroll through the page, you’ll notice PowerPoint resources linked alongside the video series. Click on the link to download & open the PowerPoint. Pay special attention to the underlined red text, as this indicates a hyperlink to more information.
3. Utilize the PDF resource: This PDF was created to help you master the basics of content creation and assessment in the Canvas LMS. Pay special attention to the underlined text, as this indicates a hyperlink to more information.
4. Read video transcripts (optional): If you prefer reading the transcript instead of watching the videos, look for the available transcripts on the website. Click on the provided link to access and read the transcript. This option allows you to access the content in a text format.
By following these instructions, you’ll be able to navigate the Getting to Know Canvas site, explore the video series, access the linked PowerPoint file, utilize the resources, and read the available transcript if desired. Enjoy your dive into the Canvas LMS!