Canvas is coming soon! This May. Use this handy dandy Start of the Semester Canvas Checklist (PDF) to make sure your course is ready when the semester starts. See also this Canvas page version of the checklist with clickable links to learn how to do all the things in the checklist. The checklist is adapted from […]
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Valencia College is switching to the Canvas learning management system in May, just about 100 days from now. But fear not, there is now a virtual smorgasbord of courses, webinars, videos, and people available to help you learn Canvas and get your courses ready. Here’s a rundown of what’s available to you: Learning Canvas For […]
If you are using a publisher website for materials and assessments in your course, you may be able to ‘pair’ your Canvas course to the publisher course site so that students can connect to the publisher site from Canvas without having to create a separate login account. Some publishers also allow for ‘deep integration’ (or […]
We’ve learned in the Canvas pilot that sometimes students will notice issues with a Canvas course that weren’t visible to us when we built the course. Links or images may be broken, for example, or an assignment may not be visible, or a page may be unreadable on mobile devices. Canvas has some built-in tools […]
We have had some request for a quick how-to video of rolling content from Blackboard to Canvas, and while this may not be the best method, here is the requested tutorial. The Circles team recommends you chat with a Faculty Developer/Instructional Designer (FDID) to see what strategies will work best for rolling your content. However, […]
This month we take a look at five things you should know about transitioning your content from Blackboard to Canvas.
Building a course from scratch in Canvas (or any learning management system) can be very time consuming, and importing from Blackboard into Canvas may ultimately end up costing time after all the clean up work. Additionally, the new Rubric for Online Competencies (ROC) adds numerous standards for effective online course design & delivery, including a […]
On November 13th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm the Circles team hosted a live-stream panel discussion with our local Canvas Pilot faculty. In this session, Pilot faculty discussed some of the lessons learned from designing courses in and testing content using Canvas. Below you will find the recording of that session.
The Circles team recently got a question on how best to delete rubrics in Canvas. The short video below demonstrates the process for you. If you would like to know more about managing rubrics in Canvas, this link can help too.
We have gotten a few questions on how to access the Canvas webinars that are available for faculty for PD credit. Here is a short video with instructions for how to access the webinars.