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Cidi Labs instructional design tools for Canvas help course designers improve course design, accessibility, course readiness tracking and file management.
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Flipgrid is an social video, audio, and text discussion tool that allows instructors and students to interact with one another in ways that may heighten social presence particularly in classes that are exploring blended, hybrid, and online modalities.
Google App integration, created by Instructure, has five main points of interoperability that promote great teaching and learning:
- Single sign-on: use your Canvas login to sign into Google (in process)
- Google Drive embedding and linking: easily embed documents from your Google Drive anywhere you use the Rich Content Editor
- Google Docs as Assignments:
- • Students can submit Google Docs as Assignments
- • Teachers can use a Google Doc to give an Assignment, and send a copy of that document to each assigned student
The Hypothesis LMS app brings discussion directly to course content by enabling students and teachers to add comments and start conversations in the margins of texts. Collaborative annotation engages students more deeply in course readings and gives teachers a view into how students are reading.
With the app installed in your LMS or course site:
Search for and embed Khan Academy videos into course material. Khan Academy focuses on short lessons on math, science, etc. Uses the embedded player so students earn points for watching videos.
McGraw-Hill Education Connect is a toolkit of learning resources. Connect provides opportunities for both formative and summative assessment.
Connect will automatically grade assignments and quizzes, and provides reports.
TAGGED LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Create assignments and run reports to assess whether students are learning course content.
SmartBook is a digital version of your course textbook. SmartBook can be accessed online through a laptop, some are available for tablet.
Canvas supports an LTI integration with Microsoft Office 365 in Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor. This integration allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas. Users can also view their OneDrive files directly in Canvas.
Panopto, videos can be included anywhere in the Canvas LMS and played back on-demand on any laptop or mobile device. From any embedded video, students can launch the full interactive Panopto video player to access captions, notes, and search. And with Panopto’s Dropbox functionality, students can securely submit their own video assignments to a private folder where the instructor can review them and provide feedback.