Course objectives and learning outcomes: you know they are more than just ‘syllabus day’ fodder, but do your students?
A well designed course aligns all the activities, readings and assignments with the desired outcomes. Starting with the end in mind is a central tenant of the Quality Matters (QM) program, and in course design 101 here at ODEE.
Building in Carmen (Canvas) offers instructors an opportunity to design their course materials with the end in mind, and to make those connections more transparent to the students who need to demonstrate those outcomes.
Spring semester might be drawing to a close, but Carmen (Canvas) action is ramping up. Starting today you'll notice a few changes on the landing page of carmen.osu.edu, including a new button that will allow you to build your summer courses in Carmen (Canvas).
Nearly 50 percent of student respondents from the autumn 2015 and spring 2016 Canvas Pilots indicated they used a mobile device to access Carmen (Canvas), and that the ability to use the learning management system (LMS) on a smartphone or tablet was a significant advantage.