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Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership

Providing Updates for Instructors and Staff

INSTRUCTOR canvas CHECKLIST

Instructor Checklist for New Canvas Courses

Canvas Location

Steps

Instructions

 

  • Confirm all settings below for course modules:
    1.   Start Here Module Settings = Start-Up Activity Submission Requirement to Complete Module
    2.   All Other Course Modules = Prerequisite Set to Complete “Start Here” Module

How-to Guide: CLICK HERE

How-to Video:  CLICK HERE

 

  • Review for completeness and customize as needed
  • Do not change the “Course Description” or the “Getting Started” sections, except for adding the Census Date towards the bottom of the page.
 

  • Input instructor-specific information
  • Review “Instructor Response Time”:   Should read “All inquiries will be responded to within 24  hours.”
  • Add a Picture
 

  • Link to Simple Syllabus (optional)
 

  • Add assignment Overview (optional). Sans due dates.
 

  • Create a student introduction activity (icebreaker) and/or replace/update the placeholder.
 

  • Preview Start-Up Activity to confirm that questions populate. If not, ask for assistance from eLearning.
  • If needed, select “Edit” to adjust the number of questions and point value for each question item.   NOTE: Click “Update Group” and “Save” after making changes (Changes will not save unless both are clicked).

Confirm if Start-up activity is populated how-to guide:

CLICK HERE

 

  • Course Information
  • Syllabus Information
  • Course Schedule
  • Methods of Evaluation

Editing how-to guide:

CLICK HERE

 

  • Authenticate
  • Link to Modules (optional)
 

  • Create class virtual calls

How-to guide:

CLICK HERE


  • Set up Start-Up Activity Due Date
  • Review Census Reporting Process
  • NOTES:

    Attendance should be taken daily from the first day of the course section through census and weekly after census until the end of the course section.

    Attendance should be accurate and if students don’t attend, they should be contacted. 

    The Start-up activity needs to be used as the Census date activity.

Census Reporting Process Video guide:

CLICK HERE

Census Reporting Process how-to guide:

CLICK HERE

 

  • Embed videos and guides into modules to encourage student success.

Bibliu Authentication (required in each course)

Passport to Canvas (online course to learn Canvas)

Canvas Videos (short videos to explain specific Canvas concepts)

Canvas

Click here to find out more about Canvas Training for Instructors.

Instructor Canvas Training

START NOW!

Email Erika McDaniel (emcdaniel@spcc.edu) to request a “Sandbox” to practice Canvas.

Go to spcc.instructure.com and log in with your instructor credentials to access Canvas.  Click on the “Growing with Canvas” course to participate in an online course to learn about Canvas.  Email Erika McDaniel if you do not have access to this course.

Please check out the following videos:

Assignments

Discussions

Notifications

Quizzes

Catalina Ramirez, mramirez@spcc.edu, 704-704-272-5419

BIBLIU/eBooks and OERs

Hyflex

Panopto/Micro-lectures

Simple Syllabus

1.   Your department chair/program lead

2. Dr. Malinda Daniel, mdaniel@spcc.edu, 704-290-5830

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