How to Record Videos directly into Canvas as Assignments (Plus setup for Instructors)

Use the following steps if you want students to record a video assignment directly into Canvas. Students should be able to do this with any webcam enabled computer or smart phone. 1. For instructors only: Create an assignment with the Submission as Online -> Media Recordings (Need help creating an assignment? Click Here for instructions ) 2. Then the…

How to add a Video Response in a Canvas discussion Post (for Students or Instructors)

Video responses in discussion posts are a great way to get the students interacting on a different level. A variety of activities are essential to keep learners engaged. Here are the steps for a student (or instructor) on how to post a video response in a Canvas discussion post: (These basic steps could also be…

How to Use the Canvas Attendance Feature

Attendance in Canvas can be a little tricky to navigate. Please watch my video below as I show you the basics in under 5 minutes: Here are the official Canvas community help tutorial pages: https://guides.instructure.com/m/4152/l/107412-how-do-i-take-roll-call-using-the-attendance-tool and for the settings https://guides.instructure.com/m/4152/l/107406?data-resolve-url=true&data-manual-id=4152

Workshops and Highlights from DevLearn 2016

DevLearn is a yearly conference put on by the e-learning guild. Click here for more information. Here are a few FREE session workshop video highlights that I think are relevant and helpful to e-learning in higher education: Fifty Tips for Better Video Video Here Or just download the slides here: https://www.elearningguild.com/assets/files/61/dl16_702_pierce_presentation.pdf New Technologies that Will Change…

Grading and Rubrics in Canvas Demo Tutorial

Watch the video below for a quick tutorial walking through how to grade quizzes, assignments and discussions in Canvas. We will also look at using rubrics and setting categories and weights.   Here are some examples and helpful guidance for making Rubrics A huge list of sample rubrics: http://course1.winona.edu/shatfield/air/rubrics.htm Workshop Handout on Rubrics that had some great…