The Canvas Instructional Design Team is excited to share accessibility clips, tips and tricks for our February Teacher Appreciation Event. Our team values creating quality courses that are accessible to learners with diverse abilities. While it is not only the right thing to do, applying accessibility best practices also meet requirements laid out by federal and state laws. Knowing where to begin can be challenging. To help you get started creating accessible content, we have compiled a variety of resources.
Now that you have dived into awesome resources, show off your accessibility knowledge by entering our Accessibility Kahoot Contest. This contest will be open, to the first 100 participants, from February 20th through 22nd. The top three participants on the leaderboard at the close of the contest will receive Amazon gift cards. We look forward to seeing you battle it out for the top spots.
2020 Course Design Essentials
Monthly Canvas Community Event Launch
The Canvas Instructional Design Team is launching our2020 Course Design Essentialsmonthly event. These events will include blog posts, live events, free design assets, how-to screencasts, and tips and tricks that focus on Canvas course design fundamentals to help you elevate your course design.
Who Are We?
We are Instructure’s Instructional Design Team! More specifically, we areKristen Andersen,Tiffany Foster,Marah Metallo,Laurie Norris,Lily Philips, andPaola Sanchez. Between the six of us, we have over36 years of Canvas experience! Within Canvas, we have been students, teachers, admins, trainers, and instructional designers. We have created fully-online, hybrid/blended and face-to-face courses for learners ranging from preschool through post-secondary and everything in between.
Why Are We Launching This Event?
We utilize the Canvas Communityon a regular basis to position instructional design resources! We understand the impact and power of the Instructional Designers space within the Community and want to give back. We are excited to collaborate and share tips and tricks about our Canvas Design Best Practices.
Please comment below. We’d love to hear from you!
Our Instructional Design team offers templates, consultation, badging services, course evaluations, workshops, and more. If you would like to learn more about our services, please contact your CSM or Sallie Michalsky, Senior Manager of Content Servicessallie@instructure.com.