When teaching an online course it is extremely important to have a easy-to-access method to share resources with students. Learning management systems allow you to share different forms of multimedia with students and also allows students to complete and submit files for activities and assignments.
- [Voiceover] In your online course,…you're likely going to want to share files…and resources with your students.…In this video we'll take a look at how to…share files and curate different resources.…First I'm going to navigate over to the…Canvas Learning Management System.…From here I'm going to select my Animal Behavior…course and the first thing that I wanna do…is I want to attach the grading policy,…and I could do this in a number of ways.…I could put this inside of a module.…I'm going to do it in an announcement.…So if I click here on Announcements and then…go to Create an Announcement, inside of here…I can type what I would like the message to be.…
For instance, I'm going to put "Please look at…the grading policy and contact your instructor…with any questions or concerns."…Up here I'll title it Grading Policy, and now I…wanna attach a file to this that is the grading…policy so that students can view it.…From here I'm going to click on Choose File,…and on my desktop I have the grading policy PDF.…As you can see, it's been added,…
Staff author Oliver Schinkten draws the connections between high-quality instruction and online education. He provides a framework for creating a digital classroom—with or without a learning management system—and guidance to get students interacting with the course material, the instructor, and each other. Collaboration is the key to making the learning experience more dynamic. Oliver also shows how to incorporate digital resources and the latest ed tech into your classroom, and make sure the lessons are accessible to students of all ability levels.
- What is online education?
- Why does online education succeed?
- Understanding learning management systems
- Incorporating technology in the classroom
- Setting guidelines and expectations about online courses
- Writing learning outcomes and learning objectives
- Sharing and curating files and resources
- Tracking student progress
- Engaging students
- Fostering communication
- Providing feedback
- Making learning accessible to students with disabilities