Learn how optimizing files sizes can help to optimize your Canvas course by speeding up the amount of time it takes for pages to load.
- [Instructor] One thing to be careful of when creating…resources on a learning management system like Canvas…is that you don't fill your pages, assignments,…or assessments with too many large files,…such as images or videos.…This can cause the pages to load slowly,…providing a frustrating experience for the learners.…Let's take a look at a few ways…that you can reduce the file sizes of your files…that you want to include in your course.…Many times instructors will upload files to their resources,…such as a Word document or a PowerPoint presentation…that contains images.…
If these images are not optimized…they can slow down the time…that it takes for a page to load.…I'm going to take a look at a couple files…that I want to upload to my course…and show you how we can first optimize them,…reducing the file size,…so that they'll load easier when on Canvas.…Now in order to do this I'm going to go to my Desktop…and at the top here I have a Word document…that we can see here is 1.5 megabytes.…I'm going to open that up.…
- Communicating with video and messages
- Using notifications
- Setting up peer reviews
- Analyzing assignments
- Organizing content
- Using mastery paths
- Ensuring content is accessible
- Adjusting headings, links, and tags
- Integrating with third-party applications
- Importing and exporting courses
- Using HTML in Canvas
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