Organizing course content in the Modules page
There are several different ways to organize a module so that it is easy for students to navigate. The following lesson contains several examples.
Engage, Explore, Apply, Review
Lab & Lecture Notes
Bill Hanna of Massasoit Community College uses Canvas to post his lab and lecture notes. He posts materials as the semester progresses. Click here to explore this public Canvas course.
Topic by topic
Modules for Blended Oceanography Course
Prerequisites in Modules
This Introduction to Pastoring course is laid out sequentially, so that students have to finish one module before completing another. Click here to explore this public Canvas course.
John Goodman of Bridgerland ATC uses the Modules page to organize assessments (readings, video critiques, quizzes, and tests). This is an effective strategy that puts the emphasis on students doing work as much as they are consuming new information. Click here to explore this public Canvas course.
Modules for self-study courses
Pages, Discussions, Videos, and Self-check Quizzes work together to keep this Italian Cuisine course fun and engaging. Most of the module items in this course are set in strict sequential order, so that learners absorb and digest the information step by step. Click here to explore this public Canvas course.