When we implemented Canvas, we chose to focus on our faculty, their needs, and their experience instead of on the technology. As one method of truly getting to know our future Canvas users, we created a Canvas Profile Questionnaire. Each faculty member was asked to complete the questionnaire online, which was designed to help us get to know the faculty member, their teaching mode, and content migration preference.
With over 400 faculty members completing the form, we used this information to identify courses that IT needed to migrate from Blackboard to Canvas, as well as recommend training sessions for the faculty member based on their teaching mode and use of the LMS.
The questionnaire asked the following: