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Top 10 Self Help (with InfoGraphics) Guides

  1. ACT-2020 Program Workflow
  2. Where to Get Help
  3. Using MS Teams for Synchronous Communication
  4. Course Content Journey
  5. Course Copy Guide
  6. Share Your Lead Course with Other Instructors
  7. Cleaning Up a Course and Moving into Fall
  8. New vs. Classic Quizzes
  9. Universal Student Access to TutorMe
  10. Comparison of Canvas and Blackboard Features
  11. Tools Connected to Canvas



An Introduction to Canvas

  • How to Log Into Canvas
  • Add Another Instructor in Your Course
  • Course Copy Guide
  • Post-Import Checklist
  • ACT-20 Capstone Guide
  • Change Notifications for Individual Courses
  • Use Browser Tabs and Shortcuts
  • Use the Canvas Dashboard
  • Edit Your Course Dashboard
  • View Your Course in Student View
  • Use the Rich Content Editor in Canvas
  • Use the Syllabus Tool
  • Use the Attendance (Roll Call) Tool
  • Use New Analytics
  • Enable/Disable Items on the Navigation Menu
  • Manage Your Profile
  • Customize Notification Settings
  • Move Courses on the Dashboard
  • Integrate Canvas Calendar Feed to Outlook Calendar
  • Convert Files (PPT, PDF, Word) to Canvas Pages
  • Use HTML to Edit Content in Canvas
  • Sharing Multiple Files with Students through OneDrive and Canvas
  • Find and Interpret the Migration Exception Log
  • Use the Link Validator to Check for, and Fix, Broken Links
  • Create a PDF/Word Version of a Canvas Page or Syllabus



Accessibility

Desktop Tutorials

  • Use Accommodation Settings on Quizzes
  • Edit Auto-Captions on YuJa Videos
  • Using the Accessibility Checker – Canvas
  • Adding Alt Text in Canvas
  • Adding Transcripts – Canvas
  • Creating Captions – Canvas & Amara
  • Accessible Assignments and Discussions – Canvas

 

Mobile and Tablet Tutorials 

  • Open MS Stream Using Teams on Your Mobile Device to Generate Captions for Videos



Assignments

  • Assign Peer Reviews for Assignments
  • Attach a Rubric to an Assignment
  • Create a Group Assignment
  • Create an Assignment with Files Attached
  • Create an Assignment with a Due Date
  • Create an Assignment with Limited Availability
  • Organize Assignments Using Assignment Groups
  • Edit Existing Assignments
  • Create an Assignment
  • Add Manual Columns to the Gradebook
  • Create Weighted Assignment Groups
  • Create a Rubric
  • Copy Assignments from Blackboard to Canvas
  • Use GoReact
  • Use VoiceThread
  • Give Extra Credit



Blueprint

  • 2020 Blueprint Template Update Report
  • Blueprint: Course Information Module Overview
  • Blueprint: Introductions Section Overview
  • Blueprint: Policies Section Overview



Communication

Desktop Tutorials

  • Create an Announcement in Canvas
  • Edit Existing Announcements
  • Use the Calendar
  • Use Appointment Groups to Host Virtual Office Hours
  • Canvas Messages
  • Add Prerequisites & Requirements to Modules
  • Use the Syllabus Tool
  • Use YuJa to Create and Upload Videos
  • Embed a YuJa Video
  • Integrate Microsoft Teams
  • Set up a “Course Team” in Teams
  • Start a Meeting with Students in Microsoft Teams
  • Set up a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Session
  • Adding and Editing Captions in MS Stream
  • Schedule a Recurring Meeting in Teams

 

Mobile and Tablet Tutorials

  • Install Microsoft Teams Mobile App
  • Set up a Course Team using the Teams Mobile App
  • Turning on Live Captions in MS Teams
  • Use the Chat Feature to Send Individuals or Small Groups a Message in MS Teams
  • Schedule Recurring Meetings using the Teams Mobile App
  • Share your Screen in Microsoft Teams App
  • Share a PowerPoint Lecture in the Teams Mobile App
  • Record a Teams Session in the MS Teams App
  • Open MS Stream Using Teams on Your Mobile Device to Generate Captions for Videos



Discussions

Desktop Tutorials

  • Grade Discussions in Canvas
  • Create a Discussion in Canvas
  • Edit a Discussion in Canvas
  • Set Up Small Group Discussions
  • Attach a Rubric to a Discussion
  • Conduct a Discussion in Microsoft Teams



Group Work/Collaboration

Desktop Tutorials

  • Assign Peer Reviews for Assignments
  • Create a Group Assignment
  • Create a Discussion in Canvas
  • Set Up Small Group Discussions
  • Create Groups
  • Creating and Navigating Breakout Groups in MS teams
  • Attach a Rubric to a Discussion
  • Integrate Microsoft Teams
  • Use Microsoft OneDrive

 

Mobile and Tablet Tutorials

  • Download OneDrive for Mobile
  • Download Outlook for Mobile
  • Add Channels to a MS Team for Small Groups/Breakouts
  • Use the Chat Feature to Send Individuals or Small Groups a Message in MS Teams



Grading

  • Attach a Rubric to an Assignment
  • Grade Discussions in Canvas
  • Add Manual Columns to the Gradebook
  • Create Weighted Assignment Groups
  • Use Different View Options in the Gradebook
  • Export and Import the Gradebook
  • Use SpeedGrader
  • Use SpeedGrader to Grade Quizzes
  • Create a Rubric
  • Grade with a Rubric
  • Use the Attendance (Roll Call) Tool
  • Use New Analytics
  • Attach a Rubric to a Discussion
  • Use SafeAssign in Blackboard to Check for Plagiarism
  • Use GoReact
  • Give Extra Credit



Lectures

Desktop Tutorials

  • Use Microsoft Teams to Host Live Lecture Sessions
  • Share your Screen in Microsoft Teams
  • Use the Whiteboard in MS Teams
  • Edit Auto-Captions on YuJa Videos
  • Use YuJa to Create and Upload Videos
  • Embed a YuJa Video
  • Integrate Microsoft Teams

 

Mobile and Tablet Tutorials

  • Share a PowerPoint Lecture Using the MS Teams Mobile App



Migration

  • Open Blackboard and Canvas Simultaneously
  • Copy a Course from Blackboard to Canvas
  • Copy Content from Blackboard to Canvas
  • Copy Files from Blackboard to Canvas
  • Copy Assessments from Blackboard to Canvas
  • Copy Assignments from Blackboard to Canvas
  • Copy a Canvas Course Using an Export File



Modules

  • Add Prerequisites & Requirements to Modules
  • Add Sections in Modules
  • Add, Move, Edit, & Delete Modules
  • Add Content to Modules



Quizzes/Tests

  • Create a "New" Canvas Quiz
  • Use Accommodation Settings on Quizzes
  • Add Feedback in Quizzes
  • Add Images to Test Questions
  • Create a Quiz in Canvas
  • Edit an Existing Quiz
  • Create and Use a Question Bank
  • Create Different Types of Quiz Questions
  • Use SpeedGrader to Grade Quizzes
  • Use ProctorU with Canvas
  • Copy Assessments from Blackboard to Canvas
  • Adding Time to a Quiz for a Specific Student



Readings/Content

Desktop Tutorials

  • Upload Files to Canvas
  • Create a Page in Canvas
  • Edit an Existing Page in Canvas
  • Create Pages That are Editable for Students
  • Convert an HTML File to a Page
  • Insert Images using the Rich Content Editor
  • Send Files or Links via Email

 

Mobile and Tablet Tutorials

  • Send Files or Links via Outlook Mobile
  • Send Video Links via Email on Mobile
  • Scan documents with Adobe Scan mobile app



Videos

Desktop Tutorials

  • Share a Microsoft Stream Video
  • Embed a Video on a Page
  • Edit Auto-Captions on YuJa Videos
  • Use YuJa to Create and Upload Videos
  • Download Your YuJa Videos
  • Embed a YuJa Video
  • Use GoReact
  • Use VoiceThread
  • Link YouTube Videos via YuJa

 

Mobile and Tablet Tutorials

  • Send Video Links via Email on Mobile



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