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Video Walkthrough of Course and an Activity

Video Walkthrough of Course and an Activity
California State University, Northridge
Video created using Camtasia to show students steps to view a video of an article posted on Canvas. The video shows students how to download content in different formats so that it is more accessible and provides options for accessing lesson content.

Front Page Design Example

Front Page Design Example
California State University, Stanislaus
Visually interesting front page design that uses header icons for easy access to course pages/content.

Start Here Module

Start Here Module
Sacramento State University
The Start Here Module contains information that ensures students are successful from the beginning of the course. This module contains an Overview & Introduction, the Syllabus, Course Etiquette expectations, Technical Competencies, and a Learner Profile Survey. To provide clarity, these items are organized in Canvas using text headers to identify the various sections.

Course Video Tour

Course Video Tour
California State University, Fresno
Video tour of which provides consistent navigation and clear instructions for students to begin accessing all course components, such as syllabus, course calendar, assignments, campus support resources, campus policies and support files. A learner profile survey was also shared to engage students from the start.

Advanced QLT Course in Teaching Online - Course Introduction Page

Advanced QLT Course in Teaching Online - Course Introduction Page
California State University, San Bernardino
This course introduction page was developed to include clear instructions for accessing the course materials, contacting the instructor, and describing the objective of the course. The page also includes an introduction video to introduce students to the course, and create a sense of community with the instructor at the onset.

Textbook Access Information using Edpuzzle

Textbook Access Information using Edpuzzle
California State University, Fresno
Taking what would otherwise be a static experience, reading the information on how to access the course text, a video was created showing this process. Edpuzzle was then used to add multiple-choice and open-ended questions. The added quiz questions provide students with instant feedback to some of the most frequently asked questions at the beginning of the semester regarding the textbook for this course.

Welcome Start Here Module Example

Welcome Start Here Module Example
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Within the Welcome [Start Here] Module, students will find a welcome message with a voice memo from the instructor as well as supporting information that will help students succeed in the course. This includes information regarding course structure and dates, a check-in survey, the syllabus, a syllabus quiz, a Blackboard tour, steps for getting organized, an instructor bio, and a pdf with successful tools for online learning.

Class Diversity Statement

Class Diversity Statement
California State University, San Bernardino
This Class Diversity Statement helps to set the tone for classes that can be difficult and controversial due to subject matter. This statement clarifies the role of both student and instructor in terms of verbal exchanges/discussions in the classroom. It also promotes proper communication etiquette, tolerance and understanding, and respect for each other. The skills learned from this activity are used beyond the classroom, helping to create a more accepting and tolerant society. This statement is reviewed together as a class to promote understanding and mutual consideration.

QLT-Friendly Home Page

QLT-Friendly Home Page
San Jose State University
This homepage was designed to provide clear and detailed instructions for students to access course content. The intuitive layout includes buttons and links to course modules, a short video introducing the instructor, and 'Quick Link' buttons to frequently accessed course components.

Blackboard Homepage Example

Blackboard Homepage Example
California State University, San Bernardino
The Homepage in Blackboard includes a "Meet Your Instructor" tab as well as a Playposit" tab. These tabs provide students with the instructor introduction and contact information which helps to humanize the course. The link to Playposit from the Homepage increases student engagement with both lectures and videos from outside resources.

Welcome Video: Engaging and Exciting students from the Start

Welcome Video: Engaging and Exciting students from the Start
California State University, San Marcos
Randall Griswold wanted the students in his fully online Music 120 course to get to know who he was and see his personality. He plays them a little tune on his guitar as he describes the course and expectations. This is a great way to instantly start forming a relationship with your online students.

Video Course Tour

Video Course Tour
California State University, Monterey Bay
The following video tour provides a general course overview for students as an introduction to facilitate navigation to all the components required to be successful in the class.