This page is devoted to equipping MBU faculty with the tools needed to carry out the University’s mission in an online classroom.
Teaching Online for the First Time
- The single most important thing you can do is to stay engaged daily with your students. Use email, announcements, the Course Q & A discussion forum, chat, etc., but check in every day (preferably several times) to help your students through this transition.
- Please do a bad job of putting your courses online
Seriously? Yes. This article puts in perspective the emergency situation you and your students find yourselves in to help you focus on what is most important at such a time as this.
- Your Suddenly Online Classes Could Actually Be a Relief A guest post to help those who need to go online, take a breather and orient around what’s most important.
Canvas Resources for Faculty
- Canvas Instructor Guides
- Canvas Instructor Orientation
- Video Guides for Faculty and Students
- Canvas Quizzes – Time Limit Extension for Accommodations
Set up your Canvas course in 30 minutes or less
- Canvas Overview
- Course Management (copy content from one course to another)
- Course Home Page Customization
- Assignments Overview
- Gradebook Overview
Resources to find Course Content/Videos
Bring in the expertise of others around the world to your course. Look for resources at sites like these:
- PBS Videos
- Khan Academy
- Faith Resources: Create a free Rightnow Media account using your mobap.edu email address here
- Embed a Rightnow Media Video on Canvas
Also check your textbook publisher’s website. Most have online resources you can use.
Need Canvas assistance?
Canvas now offers a 24/7 Help Desk via a support hotline. Additionally, click “help” within Canvas to get the telephone numbers or to turn in a help desk ticket by clicking “report a problem.”
Canvas Support Hotline (Faculty): 1 (855) 651-8400
Canvas Support Hotline (Students): 1 (855) 651-7800