It is important to maximize communication within your course. One of the ways in which this can be done, is to utilize the conversations feature inside of Canvas. The conversations feature acts like a personal email address and folders. Once you have published your
- [Voiceover] One of the benefits…of a learning management system is the ability…to communicate with students in a protected platform.…Canvas has a variety of ways to communicate,…and one of them is Conversations.…In order to access your conversations,…on the left hand side in the global navigation bar,…we'll click on Inbox.…This brings us to our Conversations inbox.…Now, Conversations is essentially an email platform…within Canvas.…Since we haven't yet published the course,…there's nobody inside of the course…to have sent us a message.…If they did, in the pane on the left hand side…is where we'll see all the received messages,…and when you click on the message,…the details will appear in the right pane.…
As the class gets rolling and you have a lot of messages…coming in, you are able to filter them.…At the top, we can filter them by course.…Right now I only have one course,…but if I had multiple, it would be nice to filter them…by the course.…We can also filter them by unread, starred,…sent, and others.…We have the ability to reply or reply to all,…
- Setting up a teacher account and profile
- Creating the course and syllabus
- Adding a grading scheme
- Creating student groups
- Using group discussions
- Creating assignments and quizzes
- Building test question banks
- Exploring the grading tools (including SpeedGrader)
- Working with modules
- Publishing a course
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started with Canvas 2016
Create a teacher account1m 2s
2. Create a Course
3. Create Student Groups
4. Add Assignments and Quizzes
5. Explore the Grading Tools
6. Course Management Tools
Next steps1m 12s
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