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TEO: Canvas Basics SP191 is a Course

TEO: Canvas Basics SP191

Feb 5 - Mar 10, 2019
2.5 credits

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The TEO: Canvas Basics course is designed to prepare instructors to utilize the tools in Canvas to create and manage course materials. The course is divided into 5 modules and completion time is about 5-weeks.

Target Audience: New Online or Hybrid Instructors, Face-to-Face Instructors wanting to utilize Canvas in their class, anyone wanting to learn more about Canvas

Individuals who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion from the Mississippi Virtual Community College via the Academy Catalog.


Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to

  • Navigate Canvas
  • Use Canvas tools to define personal settings
  • Describe the function of each Canvas tool presented
  • Set up a course according to prescribed standards
  • Demonstrate the use of Canvas tools to create teaching and learning materials
  • Compare Canvas communication tools
  • Demonstrate the use of student view in Canvas to complete various course activities
  • Define the purpose of the Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC)
  • Identify key functions of the MSVCC Enrollment Tool

    Buffy Matthews



    Buffy Matthews has served as the eLearning Coordinator at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College since 2006. In this role, she has been responsible for the preparation and facilitation of Employee Development Workshops for faculty, staff, and students. She has received the MGCCC Master Trainer recognition from 2008 - 2014 and received the MGCCC Expert Facilitator recognition in 2015. In addition, Buffy has served as an MSVCC Academy Facilitator since 2007, earning positive feedback through course evaluations. Her MSVCC experience includes the facilitation of the Teaching Effectively Online course and multiple technology-related webinars. She also has experience with course and module development. Buffy has extensive experience using Blackboard, Desire2Learn, and Canvas Learning Management Systems.

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