Join Oliver Schinkten for an in-depth discussion in this video Using group discussions, part of Up and Running with Canvas 2015.
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- Over the past several years…I have had the opportunity to partner with…hundreds of community, businesses, and organizations.…I constantly ask the question,…"What do students need…"in order to be successful in today's world?"…Almost everyone would emphasize the importance…of developing 21st century Communication…and Collaboration skills.…Group discussions on the Canvas platform…provide an excellent way…for students to improve these skills.…In this video,…we will discuss the benefits of group discussions,…how to create group discussions,…as well as some of the different types of discussions…which can be created.…
Group discussions can be created by the teacher…or by students, and serve many different purposes.…Teachers may post discussions in order to engage students…in discussing course content.…They can also be created to provide support…when studying for a test or a quiz.…As a place to share ideas, resources, and questions.…They can be used as a reflection tool,…a way to receive student feedback,…or a way for students to share…
- Setting up a teacher account and profile
- Creating the course and syllabus
- Adding a grading profile
- Creating student groups
- Setting up conferences
- Creating assignments and quizzes
- Building test question banks
- Exploring the grading tools (including SpeedGrader)
- Adding co-teachers
- Duplicating a course
- Working with modules
- Publishing a course
Skill Level Beginner
Teaching Fundamentals: Data-Driven Instructionwith Riyaz Gayasaddin1h 23m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with Canvas 2015
2. Creating a Course
3. Creating Student Groups
4. Adding Assignments and Quizzes
5. Exploring the Grading Tools
6. Course Management Tools
7. Canvas Apps
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