Have you ever wondered how teachers create beautiful courses with graphic buttons that link to places within their course and even to external resources? Well, now you too can make your course not only appealing to the eye but also functional for your students or users. Any image can be used to create a button. To upload an image to your course follow these simpledirections. Thisguidewill help with creating links within your course. In the Rich Content Editor rather than linking text, select your picture to create a button that hyperlinks to content within your course. You can also add hyperlinks outside of your Canvas course using these simplesteps.
Here are a few of my favorite web-based free programs to create buttons in my Canvas courses.
Jackie is a former Canvas CSM. She was previously a Canvas Trainer and Canvas Adoption Consultant for Orange County Public Schools helping to support the implementation of Canvas! She graduated with her masters from the Lockheed Martin K-8 Math & Science Academy at the University of Central Florida. Prior to becoming part of the Instucture family, she was a digital learning leader for her school district where she’s had the opportunity to lead Professional Development on Canvas integration. Through her own professional development, she’s also become a Nearpod Certified Educator as well as Google Certified. For two years, Jaclyn served as the Technology Department chair for her school. She has also coordinated annual STEM day events at the two most recent schools she’s had the pleasure of teaching at. Outside of work, Jaclyn enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to the waves, running, hiking, biking, hanging at the dog park and positivity.