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VMI Canvas Options for Distance Learning

Overall Canvas Course Checklist (From Canvas)

This checklist will help you create a Canvas course with all of your files, assignments, your syllabus and a gradebook. Click underlined text links to read detailed instructions.

Content to Create:

 

 

File Imports and Organization

Get all files/content into Canvas where it can then be managed

  Import individual files (or a .zip file)

 

  Create/arrange folders

 

  Arrange files in folders

 

Course Customization 

Create a clean and intuitive course; Add apps to facilitate course design

  Customize course home page

 

  Customize course navigation

 

  Adjust course settings

 

    Publish applicable content 

 

Assignments/Discussions/Quizzes

You may just create placeholders for these to create columns in the gradebook

  Add assignments & details

 

  Add discussions & details

 

  Add quiz settings & questions

 

 

 

Syllabus

Display course expectations and institutional policies

  Learn more about the Canvas syllabus

 

  Add syllabus content

 

Gradebook

It’s automagically populated with all Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes! 

  Mute assignments if desired

 

  Arrange/sort gradebook as desired