Learning Path: Canvas: Create Amazing Courses with Canvas
What you'll learn
- Understand how Canvas works for many different applications
- Get familiar with Canvas and collaborative activities for academic applications
- Learn to use Canvas for event planning and for building a product with distributed team members
- Know how to collaborate to demonstrate learning goals and compliance
- Understand how to incorporate multimedia
- Learn to use Canvas social media features
- See different forms of assessment in Canvas
- Prior knowledge of Canvas would be beneficial
- A modern browser
Are you a manager who wants to plan and manage projects with Canvas for your organization? Are you a Professor or a trainer who wishes to create courses with the help of Canvas for your academic institution? If yes, this Learning Path is for you.
Canvas is both a learning management solution and a virtual learning environment that has been adopted by organizations of all kinds. Its flexibility and ease of use are unparalleled, and it has proved especially useful in situations where collaboration between individuals and in groups, with feedback on many different levels, is a must.
Canvas can be summarized as:
Adaptable. 21st Century LMS. Reliable. Customizable. Easy to use.
This Learning Path begins with making your familiar with the collaborative learning environments. Then, you will learn how to use Canvas for collaboration in your organizations, academic institutions, companies, and distributed teams that come together for a defined purpose such as building a product, fund-raising, or planning an event. Then, you will learn the basics of creating courses in Canvas. Also, you will understand the course materials required for a course. Moving ahead, you will learn to build student activities and assessments. Finally, you’ll learn collaborative learning for group projects and event planning.
By the end of this Learning Path, you will have a strong understanding of collaborative learning with Canvas and will be able to create, plan, and manage amazing courses, products, and events using it.
About The Author
Susan Smith Nash is involved in the design, development, and administration of e-learning and m-learning programs for learners pursuing degrees, certification, credentialing, and professional development. Her current research interests include the effective design of competency-based education, knowledge management, knowledge transfer, and leadership. Her articles and columns have appeared in magazines and refereed journals. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma, and in addition to e-learning, Nash has also been involved in international economic development training, interdisciplinary studies, interdisciplinary petroleum geosciences programs, and sustainable business and career training.
Who this course is for:
- This Learning Path is for managers, administrators, and team members of an organization who wish to plan and manage their projects using Canvas. This Learning Path is also for instructors, professors, course designers, and instructional designers who want to create courses using Canvas for their academic institutions.
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