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Getting Started with Canvas is a Course

Getting Started with Canvas

1 credit


Full course description

Participants will learn how to design and deliver an online course using Canvas LMS. This course will guide participants in creating their own course, adding engaging content, assessing student learning, and communicating effectively using Canvas. This MOOC (massive open online course) is designed for K-12 teachers with intermediate technology skills, that feel that they can work independently and at their own pace through the course material.

Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Massive Open Online Course - MOOC
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Online and Blended Learning

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
These courses are open entry/exit with no enrollment cap. All coursework and assignments can be completed at the participants own pace. There is very limited instructor interaction. This course section will be open until July 31, 2020. All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2020.

Due to the large number of participants in these courses grading is done on a monthly rotation, usually on the first Monday of each month. It can take an additional week to process the grade through SUU or USBE. Please understand these expectations before registering for this course.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Identify and apply best practices of online teaching and learning by designing a learning unit supported by online components in Canvas
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of accepted instructional design principles by creating a unit of study in Canvas LMS
  • Understand how to use Canvas tools and features commonly used to deliver instruction by creating assignments, discussions and assessments, and use the communication tools built into Canvas
Final Assessment
Participants will create a basic Canvas course and submit a screencast of the completed course as evidence of completion.

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