Karen Turpin

UDOIT UNIVERSAL DESIGN ONLINE CONTENT INSPECTION TOOL

UDOIT – Universal Design Online Inspection Tool

The Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT (“You Do It”) enables faculty to identify and correct many accessibility issues in their MiraCosta Canvas courses. UDOIT scans a course, generates a report, and provides resources on how to address common accessibility issues. It was created by the Center for Distributed Learning at the University …

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Connecting your Canvas Course to Various Publisher Tools

If you are using a publisher website for materials and assessments in your course, you may be able to ‘pair’ your Canvas course to the publisher course site so that students can connect to the publisher site from Canvas without a separate login. Some publishers also allow for ‘deep integration’ (or ‘deep linking’) between your …

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Extra Credit in Canvas

Learn the two methods of how to add extra credit to Canvas Grades. Add a 0 points possible column to Grades via Assignments. Use Assignment Groups with Weights. Video by Curry Mitchell, MCC Faculty Member.

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Selectively Subscribing to a Canvas Discussion Board

Here is a video, from Dr. Robert Kelley, that covers how faculty can selectively subscribe to a discussion board in Canvas (choosing immediate or daily/weekly summary).  The hack is to use a separate student Canvas account, with notifications set up in the student account as desired (immediate or daily/weekly summary). Video: https://youtu.be/21VOacuxjl8 For example, this approach has application for …

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Add NetTutor to Your Online/Hybrid Canvas Class

MiraCosta’s primary option for free online tutoring for all students is eTutoring through the Western eTutoring Consortium. Another option for our online and hybrid classes is NetTutor, available through MiraCosta’s status as an Online Education Initiative pilot college. NetTutor provides support for just about any academic subject, up to 24×7 for the most popular subject …

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Copying into Canvas from Blackboard or Canvas

MiraCosta College has transitioned from Blackboard to Canvas. Starting in summer 2018, Canvas is the sole supported course management system for MiraCosta classes. Canvas to Canvas If you are teaching with Canvas, and/or you have created content within a Canvas course you can copy the entire course or parts of the course into one Canvas course …

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