This book is intended for educators who want to use Canvas to enhance their teaching or for educators whose institution has adopted Canvas as its learning management system. Whether you are brand new to online learning or you are a seasoned expert, you will be able to master both the basic functions and the advanced features of Canvas with this book.What You Will Learn Create, access, and personalize your user account and profile settings Customize your individual user settings to ensure ease of use and optimum functionality of services Upload and import course content for students to access and use as they participate in your course Generate individualized assignments that reflect the variety of your assessment and grading needs Design the layout of your course to present the course content with clarity and simplicity Add students to your course and communicate with them to facilitate their success Review, assess, and grade assignments Integrate advanced features of Canvas with your educational needs to create a unique and transformative educational experience In Detail
Canvas LMS Course Design will guide you through the steps of setting up your Canvas account, adding content and assignments, designing and customizing the course layout, and teaching your course. Whether you use an institutional or Free for Teachers account, this book will show you exactly how to use Canvas for grading, assessment, feedback, and communication with and between students, either as a platform for an online course or as a supplement to a live course. This book will give you the expertise you need to create a transformative and personalized learning experience for all of your students.
By sequentially working through the steps in each chapter, you will quickly master the features of Canvas to create a customized learning experience. With ample screenshots that offer a play-by-play account of how to build a phenomenal course