Canvas

How (and Why) to Use Groups in Canvas

October 02, 2020

This video covers the Group tools in Canvas, and discusses a few different ways you might use them. 

 

Using Canvas Pages and Modules for Course Navigation

September 10, 2020

In this video, I walk through one method for combining pages and modules in Canvas to improve course navigation. It's designed especially for remote or fully-online instruction. Hopefully, this will help you develop your own approach to laying out your course in ways that encourages student success. 

 

ATS Webinars July 27-31

July 29, 2020

Academic Technology Services is putting on a series of live webinars this week:

Upcoming Live Webinars - Week of July 27-31

Please register using the links below to attend a live webinar on the noted topic:

How to Set Up Peer Review in Canvas

April 10, 2020

This helpful tutorial was developed by Sylvia Morales (sylmorales@ucdavis.edu), a Continuing Lecturer in the University Writing Program. 

 

Set-Up the Assignment that will receive the peer review

Step 1: Set up an assignment that will receive the peer review.
  • Click on “require peer reviews”

Creating Canvas Videos

April 02, 2020

I made a screencast providing an overview of where and how you can create videos in Canvas. This won't be a replacement for other tools like Kaltura Capture and Zoom, but it might provide a nice way to increase a sense of teacher presence for your students. 

Creating Canvas Videos

A short screencast, posted in Aggie Video, with an overview of creating videos in Canvas. 

 

On Synchronicity

March 31, 2020

My plan for this quarter was to do everything asynchronously. I was going to pre-record mini-lectures for my courses, post them, and then have students respond and hold discussions in Canvas discussion forums.