Show Us Your Course with John Sim
The Show Us Your Course video series allows us to get a peek into other faculty member’s Canvas courses and find out what features they’re finding most useful in their teaching.
John Sim, Instructional Design Coordinator and Adjunct Professor of Religion, shares his New Testament Survey courses (traditional undergraduate and professional studies) with us.
THE COURSE DESIGN FOCUS
John shares about his goal of simplicity.
THREE HELPFUL FEATURES
John found a few beneficial tips and tricks he’s sharing with us, along with the ability to create checklist icons and leverage self-graded quizzes.
Canvas’ ability to manage grades through a weighted gradebook has been surprisingly easy to John…
You will be able to view John’s course better, if you opt to play this video full screen. After pressing play, select the full screen button that looks like arrows extending out to all sides of your monitor.
LINKS / RESOURCES
These are the links that John and Bonni reference in the video:
- Microsoft Word add-in for word clouds & Wordle
- Save time by linking smart in your LMS (Canvas)
- Create icons like checkmarks using Unicode Table or UTF-Icons
- Set up your gradebook using weighted grades