Before the semester begins...

  • Copy or import your course material into Canvas
  • Combine course sections, if any
  • Verify that all links and videos are working properly

Beginning of the semester ...

  • Provide a welcome announcement to students
  • Remind students where to go for technological assistance
  • Provide announcement as to office hours
  • Provide a first assignment reminder
  • Recommended to email students who have not logged in during the first week


During the semester ...

  • Create weekly wrap ups or text-based post that provides more information on concepts that students (through their questions or work) seem to be confused about. 
  • Provide an announcement about proctored exams, if applicable
  • Provide timely feedback on all activities or assessments

At the end of the semester...

  • Encourage students to complete course evaluations
  • Provide a final course announcement to students with summary of thoughts on main takeaways, notes for outstanding items, reminders to complete any feedback surveys, and closing thoughts from you.
  • Post final grades

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