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Canvas Support

All courses have a Canvas component. If you have not used it before, here is the link to the Canvas student guide: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10701

Here are some key terms that you should know:

Announcements – The module in Canvas where students will see the weekly schedule, links, and due dates.

Calendar – The module in Canvas where students can see scheduled Zoom meetings, links, and extra help sessions.

Assignments – The module in Canvas where students can download/upload weekly homework assignments and get feedback.

Modules – The module in Canvas where students can access documents, notes, and other important information for each unit.

Discussions – The module in Canvas where students can see the weekly discussion topics, make original posts, and reply to classmates.

Synchronous – A term for learning that occurs when teachers and all students in a course meet at one designated time online.

Asynchronous – A term for learning that occurs when students’ complete assignments autonomously and conference with their teachers at prearranged times by appointment.


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