A blank page is always a little daunting. Where to start, what to say? One way to overcome this kind of writer’s block is an outline of what you want to write. You can apply that same idea to your Canvas course. The MSU Denver Canvas Blueprint provides that structure for you. Packaged in every […]
Advanced Module Building
Can you imagine building a bookcase when all of the instructions are out of order? What if you had to build it with all the wrong tools? Ultimately, your bookcase would take far too much time and energy to complete. Now, imagine building a course this way. What would that look like? How much time […]
Why can’t students see the content I created?
All content in Canvas must be published and placed in a published module to be viewed by students. You can find instructions on adding items to modules in our Add Items to Modules tutorial. Once the item is added, check that both it and the module are published. There should be a green check mark […]
Modules are a fundamental building block and the main organizational unit of a Canvas course. They enable an instructor to organize the course content by week or by topic, for example, and to build each new concept on what a student has previously learned. This organization makes the course easier for a student to navigate. […]
In your online course, you may have modules set up for students to progress through sequentially. If you don’t want students to work ahead of your scheduled content, you can lock modules until certain dates, for instance at the start of each week. You could also simply leave all future modules unpublished and publish them […]