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Learning Technology & Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague


Success Markers for Summer Term Online Courses with Canvas LMS

Here are five success markers to give a great start to your summer term with Canvas LMS:

  1. Check that the Start/End dates are accurate for your course
    Link: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12907-415257088
  2. Publish your Syllabus for students to read, print, and retain
    Link: http://hsutxonlineed.edublogs.org/2018/02/08/uploading-your-syllabus-to-your-canvas-course/
  3. Post a Welcome message (text or video or audio)
  4. Check that any links in your course are working
  5. Set your notification preferences (optional but frequently asked)–Link: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13111-4152719738
  6. Be sure that your course is “Published”–Link: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13030-415257126

Here are 5 essential elements to include in any online course using Canvas LMS*:

  1. Welcome message
  2. Modules of Content
  3. Working hyperlinks within your Course
  4. Syllabus, including outcomes and objectives
  5. Professor contact information



*also a good idea for other online course LMS too!

This post written by Helen Teague and reposted at this link:

Dept of Online Education Reminders for May Term faculty

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