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Canvas Teaching Tips

 

Canvas Teaching Tips are distributed by the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences Online and Academic Technology Services office and offer SHORT helpful tips about Canvas, online learning, and academic technology. 

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Make Your Course Easier to Navigate

There are three things you can do to make your course more easy to navigate for students.

Provide a Homepage
Edit Course Navigation
Use Modules
  1. PROVIDE A HOMEPAGE

    • Let’s students know they are in the right place
    • Tells them how to use the course
    • Directs them where to go for important information

    >> Click here for more information about homepages in Canvas

  2. EDIT COURSE NAVIGATION

    • Reduces confusion
    • Provides students with only the tools they need
    • Directs students to where course content is located

    >> Click here for more information about course navigation

  3. USE MODULES

    • Organizes content
    • Arranges content in a sequential order or by topic
    • Places all content in one location

    >> See guides below for more information

 

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