Resources for Making an Inviting Home Page in Canvas

Watch this video on how to make an inviting University of Kentucky branded webpage in Canvas (using the Commons):   These are the steps that I take in the video: IMPORT – Click on Commons in Canvas – Search for Jason Johnston (or University of Kentucky) – OR follow this link https://lor.instructure.com/resources/7ee89d334ffa49c18e76ee7914b7f412 – Click your course(s)…

Best Sources for Public Domain and Creative Commons Pictures for your Online Presentations

As soon as a teacher moves from an in-class presentation to online cross all sorts of copyright lines. An image that a teacher “found on Google” might suffice for a PowerPoint presentation with 30 students in a room, but as soon as it is recorded, put on YouTube or an LMS, the teacher is effectively distributing copies of this image…

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in E-Learning

Bloom’s taxonomy (as it has become) is a way of classifying educational objectives created by the educational scholar, Benjamin Bloom. This significant contribution came through his 1956 book “Taxonomy of Educational Objectives.” Krathwohl revised this taxonomy in 2002 and it is one of the main structures used for curriculum development. Watch the video below as we look…

Certificate Growth in Online Learning

An interesting, recent study on online learning trends asks the question “is online learning the future of learning?” Even without any understanding of the growth of this learning mode, most people I think would understand that it will continue to grow. “How much?” is the big question. Will bricks-and-mortar schools someday be haunted ruins from…

How Students view teacher assignment feedback in Canvas (Crocodoc)

For students to be able to see any teacher assignment feedback done in Canvas (Crocodoc) it is important that they click in the correct place. If they directly select the turned-in document without first selecting “view feedback” they will simply get their old document back, no feedback. For students to view teacher assignment feedback (assuming…