The Missing Link: Saving Yourself Time in Canvas LMS

The Missing Link: Saving Yourself Time in Canvas LMS
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Note: I will refer to educators as designers and their learners as artists A learning management system is just a box. It's a place to put things that will help  designers facilitate engaging activities for their artists. This leads many designers to believe that they have to "master" the learning

Mike Lang
Mike Lang
How to Use Canvas...and Get Away with it: Everything Begins at Inception

How to Use Canvas...and Get Away with it: Everything Begins at Inception
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Engagement is all about getting into your user's headThe MissionEames: Listen, if you’re going to perform inception you need imagination. Dom Cobb: Let me ask you something, have you done it before? Eames: We tried it. We got the idea in place, but it didn’t take. Dom Cobb:

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Mike Lang
Canvas Strategies: Community Cohesion

Canvas Strategies: Community Cohesion
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Discussions are ideal forums for building both community cohesion and affective association. These qualities promote social presence and by extension increase the likelihood of increased engagement. That feeling of being isolated that so many students feel especially in online only spaces can be reduced by using these strategies. These strategies

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Discussions in Canvas LMS

Discussions in Canvas LMS
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D.O.P.E. PlaylistCanvas Discussions MRU (Modules Ready to Use) https://shop.theintelligenthoodlums.com/storefront/product/dope-designing-optimal-pedagogical-experiences

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Make Your Wordle Accessible

Make Your Wordle Accessible
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If you're riding the Wordle train you've no doubt shared your results for the day (however proud or disappointed in your performance you might be) on social media. Unfortunately, those results are written with emojis which aren't especially accessible to our friends who use screen readers and they rely on

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Building Better Remote Classroom Experiences

Building Better Remote Classroom Experiences
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How can you build affective association in your virtual classroom to improve the engagement of your students.

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Pomodoro Method + Canvas
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The Pomodoro Method is a great way to give your students agency during your instructional time. A Pomodoro Timer can be embedded into your Canvas course as well.

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Simplify Your Canvas

Simplify Your Canvas
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Canvas is complex but it doesn't have to be. By creating the "Strip Mall" version of your modules, users have a one stop shop for all the content and assignment.

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