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Teaching Online Reboot: Canvas & Zoom



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If you are new to Canvas, this self-paced tutorial will get you quickly up and running by implementing the Preparing to Launch course template, available in Online@UT (Canvas), and you'll benefit from the detailed instructions found in this tutorial. If you are already an experienced Canvas user, this tutorial will help you dig a bit deeper into the capabilities of Canvas and Zoom and to refresh your skills.

In this tutorial you'll learn how to:

  • Create an inviting course Homepage.
  • Employ a course template designed by OIT to help structure your course site.
  • Upload course content to include recorded lectures, PowerPoints, links to external web resources and other materials.
  • Create assignments that are automatically linked to the gradebook and the course calendar and establish a standard method for students to submit assignments.
  • Create online assessments using the Canvas quiz tool, in which quiz questions and distractors can be randomized to create unique student attempts.
  • Deliver live lectures and conduct office hours online in Zoom.

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