Full course description
The MyClasses 101 Certificate consists of a series of 5 courses that provide an introduction to MyClasses from a pedagogical point of view in the context of creating and maintaining a course. The purpose is to not only introduce you to the tools available in MyClasses, but why they are useful. You can register for this individual Terminology, Features, and Support course and move sequentially through all modules and complete all quizzes with an 80% or above to receive a course completion certificate.
You can also can register for the MyClasses 101 Series Certificate which requires the completion of all 5 courses. The courses in the MyClasses 101 Certificate series are: 1. Terminology, Features, and Support, 2. Assignments, Assessments, and the Gradebook, 3. Course Structure and Design Strategies, 4. Developing and Locating Content, and 5. Communication and Delivery Strategies.
This Terminology, Features, and Support course focuses on orienting faculty new to the use of MyClasses to the terminology of the learning management system (LMS) and SU distance education, as well as how MyClasses fits into the broader institution. This course introduces faculty to the basic features of MyClasses and who to contact for support. At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the Learning Management System (LMS) used at SU and where to locate support resources.
- Define terminology used with SU course modalities, online learning practices and the Canvas LMS.
- Describe how to update profile information, dashboard settings, and course navigation items.
- Describe the most commonly used features of Canvas and identify which features are appropriate for your course.
- Explain the difference between faculty/staff support and student support at SU.