Canvas Resources for Faculty

As part of our preparations and response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have developed a series of resources to help faculty leverage our Canvas learning management system in their courses. Please see the information that provides faculty all of the information necessary to get started.

HCC Canvas Short Course

For those faculty who have not used Canvas or would like a refresher, we are offering a professional development session entitled “Canvas Short Course”, which overviews the Canvas environment and features so that you can begin using the learning management system in your courses.  These sessions are being delivered, starting Wednesday, March 11, at locations throughout the district. 

In-person Sessions

  • Please visit the faculty center at: https://iied21.hccs.edu/forms/tlpreg/
  • Once there, click the link for “Student Engagement Seminars”
  • Then scroll through the list to find “TL9000 Canvas Short Course” a session at a location nearest you
  • Click on the “Register” link
  • Complete the registration form and click the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page
  • In-person sessions begin Wednesday, March 11, 2020 and will continue as long as demand persists   

 

Pre-recorded Video Sessions

  • The “Canvas Short Course” is also available as a collection of pre-recorded videos, entitled “Faculty Preparedness Series” that you can access from anywhere via HCC EduTube at: https://edutube.hccs.edu/playlist/dedicated/1_okr6fc5f/ 
  • The video collection is available as of Wednesday, March 11, 2020 and will remain indefinitely

 

WebEx Sessions

  • Please visit the faculty center at: https://iied21.hccs.edu/forms/tlpreg/
  • Once there, click the link for “Student Engagement Seminars”
  • Then scroll through the list to find “TL9000 Canvas Short Course” with the location designation “WebEx”
  • WebEx sessions will begin Monday, March 23, 2020 and will continue as long as demand persists   

 

LinkedIn - Learning Canvas Resources

In addition to the “Canvas Short Course”, we have also developed a series of LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) resources for faculty.  These can be reviewed as an entire collection or individually via the links provided.  Follow the directions below to get started:

Logging into LinkedIn Learning

  • Go to the following URL https://www.linkedin.com/learning
  • Click on the “Sign In” button at the top right of your screen
  • Enter your complete HCC email address in the field provided and click the “Continue” button
  • Click the “Sign in with Single Sign-On” button, which will take you to the HCC Login System page
  • On the HCC Login System page, enter your HCC “Username” and “Password” in the fields provided and click the “Go” button
  • Once you are logged into LinkedIn Learning, you can use the links provided below to navigate to the video resources
  • For help logging into LinkedIn Learning, please call the helpdesk or submit a ticket through HCC Shared Services: (713) 718-8800 | support@hccs.edu

 

Canvas Guides

For more in depth resources, there are none better than Canvas’ own “How-To Guides”, which provide detailed information on the entirety of the Canvas learning management system.  You can access Canvas’ Getting Started Guide at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-17391-getting-started-tutorials-table-of-contents

For detailed information on all of Canvas’ many tools and features, visit the Canvas Instructor Guide at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10460-canvas-instructor-guide-table-of-contents

Canvas also offers a comprehensive Guide for Students, which is available at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10701-canvas-student-guide-table-of-contents.

Please feel free to share this guide with your students.