Course Design

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DirectShare in Canvas (NEW)

Direct Share allows users to copy individual course items to another course and share individual items with other users. This change allows content to be shared directly in Canvas without having to use a secondary repository like Commons. Tutorials and Guides Direct Share Assignments Release Video Screencast Full Guide: Direct Share Course-Level Features Send Content …

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Course Visibility Options

Should I make my Canvas course Public, Institution, or keep as the default Course? This document explains the several options for privacy and visibility of courses. Download: Course Visibility Options (PDF Version) [embeddoc url=”https://c3.miracosta.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/CanvasCourseVisibilityOptions.pdf” height=”200%” download=”all” viewer=”google”]

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Considerations in Leaving Blackboard and Moodle

With the closure of Blackboard and Moodle (“legacy systems”) on June 30, 2018, faculty should consider their obligations and needs regarding the class content and student records that those systems have contained. Here are three primary considerations for faculty: Export all content from legacy systems to rebuild classes in Canvas if that is still needed. Access …

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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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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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Validate your course links in Canvas

It is important to verify that all links are working throughout a course. The course link validator tool can help make this task easy for faculty designing and teaching courses. The course link validator tool searches through course content and returns invalid or unresponsive external links in both published and unpublished content. The link validator also includes deleted …

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Validate your course links in Canvas

It is important to verify that all links are working throughout a course. The course link validator tool can help make this task easy for faculty designing and teaching courses. The course link validator tool searches through course content and returns invalid or unresponsive external links in both published and unpublished content. The link validator also includes deleted …

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Accessible Narrated Streaming PowerPoint Presentations

Microsoft PowerPoint is a common teaching tool that many instructors use to present course materials. In order to use these presentations within an online course, instructors must make them accessible for students with disabilities. Narrating your PowerPoints and streaming them online with captions is an optimal way to make your presentations more engaging for your online …

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