Rubric examples

Mark O'RoukeAssessment, Canvas, Content Creation, Courses, Examples of practice, Feedback & Assessment, Feedback and Assessment, Rubric, RubricsLeave a Comment

Rubric examples The example rubrics linked in this post follow principles of good rubric design and can be modified for your assessments to help you meet the assessment policy requirement that any assessment worth 20% or more requires a rubric. A word version of each example rubric is linked from the rubric title below and the complete set can be … Read More

How to: Embed a document in Canvas with file preview enabled

Emma YenchCanvas, Content Creation, Files, How to, Learning Activities & Content, Pages, Resources1 Comment

In Canvas you can embed a document (.docx, .pdf, .pptx, etc.) in the page so the document appears within a frame as a file preview. It looks like this: You can choose a file you’ve already uploaded to Canvas, or you can upload one in the same process. For further information: DLDSC Resource: How to: Structure your content in CanvasCanvas Doc: What … Read More

How to: DIY course intro video: using your smartphone

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The 14 Elements around the Canvas implementation requires that courses contain an introductory video for students (element #4).  This can be a simple thing to create for yourself. Here we show you the basics of creating your own video introduction. The following video series are quick tips to guide you in creating a video using your smartphone. More DIY videos

How to: Apply adaptive release on modules

Zaina Indira NehmeCanvas, Content Creation, How to, LMS, Modules, TutorialLeave a Comment

This blog assumes that you already know what modules are, and how you can set them up in Canvas.  If you are not sure, we recommend you to read our blog on How to: Create and Manage Modules in Canvas first and then return to these instructions. When working with Modules, Canvas allows instructors to release course content based on prerequisites and … Read More

How to: Embed content in Canvas – Google Slides Youtube Wikipedia

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Embedding content into Canvas is fast and easy, and enables you to spend more time outside Canvas connecting with others online and networking your teaching practices. You can collaborate with people outside of Canvas and RMIT, when accessing and learning how to use Canvas can be more trouble than its worth. Any updates your team makes to the content you’ve … Read More

How to: Embed video in Canvas using Youtube Arc or Google Drive

Leigh BlackallCanvas, Content Creation, Examples of practice, Industry and experience, Tips and Tricks, Tutorial, Video learningLeave a Comment

This screen video explains how to embed video into Canvas, using Youtube, Arc and Google Drive. Its a good idea to embed video in Canvas, rather than upload the videos directly into Canvas. You’ll have a lot more flexibility, as well as access to additional features functionality. Flexibility and features such arranging videos in a Youtube playlist, sharing videos with … Read More

How to: Use Pages in Canvas

Zaina Indira NehmeCanvas, Content Creation, How to, LMS, Pages, TutorialLeave a Comment

Pages are containers of content that are part of a course.  Pages can include text, video, images, and links to files and other course or group content. All pages in Canvas are Wiki pages by default which means they can function as a collaborative document and will retain a record of the editing history. As a teacher, you can set the permissions as … Read More

How to: Create and Manage Modules in Canvas

Zaina Indira NehmeCanvas, Content Creation, How to, LMS, Modules, TutorialLeave a Comment

Modules is the function in Canvas that allows teachers to structure the content for their course.  Modules can be used to organise the content of a course by weeks, topics, lessons, project or any other structure.  Modules can contain different types of items including: assignments, quizzes, files, content pages, discussions, text headers, external URLs and external tools.  When working with modules, … Read More

How to: Import content into your Canvas course

Emma YenchCanvas, Content Creation, How to, Learning Activities & Content, LMS, TutorialLeave a Comment

The Canvas course import tool allows you to import content into your course from a variety of sources. This includes importing content (in part or in whole) directly from another RMIT Canvas course, or a Canvas course export package and/or export packages from other Learning Management Systems (LMS)s. This will probably be most useful for copying content from one course … Read More

How to: Use H5P Content in Canvas

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“H5P is a free and open-source content collaboration framework based on JavaScript” – Wikipedia This means that it can be used to create rich HTML 5 content that can be used in many web platforms including Canvas. This content can be shared, reused and modified and this all done through a browser with no desktop software required. It is entirely … Read More