During the past week, faculty have received multiple emails providing them resources for transitioning to a remote teaching and learning environment. Here is a rundown of some of the key resources provided in an effort to support faculty.
The UMKC Instructional Design/Technology Team is working diligently to support faculty during the transition to remote course delivery. Find the best way to reach us while you are working remotely.
If you have never taught online before, this may feel like a daunting task. But there are many online solutions to the types of assessments you deliver in your face-to-face courses.
Using rubrics in Canvas can make the grading process much more efficient. Learn how to create a rubric, attach a rubric to a discussion board and to an assignment, and how to grade with a rubric.
Learn ways to leverage Canvas in your courses by attending free workshops from the Instructional Design/Technology (ID/T) team. UMKC faculty, staff, and graduate assistants may register for the free sessions on our workshops calendar. The Canvas 101 and Build Your...
The UMKC Instructional Design/Technology Team would like to welcome Rio Sloan to our team. Rio joins the ranks as an Instructional Technologist.
Canvas Commons allows you to find, import, and share learning resources with other educators. UMKC Libraries provide copyright guidance for Courses and Coursepacks.
Start the spring semester off on the right foot with these tips, tricks, and tutorials.
Customizing your course menu is the key to a well-organized course in Canvas.
By enabling a course grading scheme at the beginning of the semester, you will save yourself time and headaches at the end of the semester.
There are times throughout the semester when faculty need to adjust student grades in a course. Canvas allows faculty to override the score reflected in the Total column by using the “Final Grade Override” feature.
Once faculty have entered grades in Canvas, they have the option of importing them to Pathway.
What if an assignment could automatically be scored as a zero if not completed by the due date? Here’s your chance to find out how to do so.
Ease into the end of the semester with these Gradebook tips.
Instructors using AutoAccess for Spring courses must enable publisher content in their Canvas course each semester.
The UMKC Instructional Design & Technology team would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Instructional Designer, Lyn Cook.
As the end of the semester approaches, students and faculty begin thinking more about final course grades. By default, Canvas includes a Total column in the gradebook for each course. This total column automatically calculates students’ grades based on the grading...
Want grades to populate automatically in the grade box? Bypass the Canvas bug with just a few clicks.
Last month, we announced Canvas’ updated “Hide/Post Grades” feature. This month, we take a more in-depth look at the various ways this feature can be used by instructors in Canvas. The primary takeaways from each of the feature options is that instructors who wish to...
UMKC’s Panopto cloud site will be upgraded to the latest release and will be unavailable for a few hours in January.
Share important information with all users within your course by creating an announcement in Canvas.
Gear up for the fall semester by attending free training from the Instructional Design & Technology team.
The UMKC Design & Technology team offers a variety of face-to-face and online resources and experiences designed to help you learn more about online learning.
On Monday, August 12, all Fall 2019 courses in Canvas will automatically be published.
The key to a well-organized course in Canvas is customizing your course menu. A customized course menu helps to organize your course content and control the flow of information for your students.