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Where Are My Students? Increasing Online Presence Using Canvas

A strong teacher presence has been shown to increase interaction and improve the faculty-student connection in online learning communities. In this webinar, participants explore nine examples of increasing online teacher presence in a Canvas course. Participants have access to a public Canvas course with examples of adding instructor presence using a module that includes learning objectives, lessons, activities, and assessments. A PDF PowerPoint consists of instructional videos to explain each created item in the Canvas course.

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Participants are able to explain the importance of online teacher presence in Canvas.
  2. Participants are able to describe nine different methods to increase online presence in Canvas.
  3. Participants are able to evaluate the efficiency of Canvas tools used to increase online presence.

Mallorie Alvarez was born and raised in the southside of San Antonio, Texas. A first-generation college student, she earned an associate’s degree from Palo Alto College and earned a full ride to the University of Northern Iowa, where she received a bachelor’s degree in English literature. After graduation, she came back to San Antonio to teach in her neighborhood. She taught high school English to at-risk populations for eight years before taking a year off to earn her master’s degree in instructional technology at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Pacific: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mountain: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Central: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Eastern: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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