Tag: canvas community

Contributing to the Canvas Community

Northwestern University Canvas users can use the Canvas Community site to: post ideas ask questions  participate with other members in groups and find and comment on guides Contributions can range in complexity and significance, but each active member helps increase the amount of opportunities for interaction, discovery, and learning. In this blog post, I will highlight a very simple activity that anyone who uses Canvas at Northwestern can do to interact with the Canvas Community: voting. I view the Canvas Community as a vast network made up of knowledge artifacts and relevant discourse. One of the pillars of the community is the “Share Ideas” section; the other

Looking Forward to Canvas Commons

If you’re like me and didn’t have a chance to attend the presentations about Canvas Commons at InstructureCon 2015, you will be happy to know there is an upcoming webinar on October 19, 2015. Canvas Commons: Tips That Can Save Your Life. Before attending the webinar, view the presentation by Kate McGee about Commons. Go to the Canvas Community and watch Reduce, Re-Use, and Re-Commons: Content Sharing with Commons to learn more about what Commons will bring to your course development and teaching processes. That way, when Canvas Commons is available on Northwestern University’s Canvas instance, you’ll be ready to

How to Make the Most of the Canvas Community Site

This year at InstructureCon, Canvas made some big announcements, including a presentation on the Canvas Community site called Community 2.0: Meet the All-New Canvas Community. One thing I’ve learned from the presentation is that I currently fall into the category of community participant that only engages when I need specific information; more frequent than those who rarely or never visit, but not as engaged as those who are actively commenting and contributing. The new community is built to continue providing the primary function that I visit it for–to find technical support guides–but now also adds improved functionality in idea sharing and