Dan Graham

Creating a Canvas Community

The Philosophy team needed a space for students where they could share important information, events and opportunities in a way that wouldn’t be overwhelming. They knew they wanted to avoid sending lots of emails, so a Canvas Community provided a great option.

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Lived Experience Exchange

LEE (Lived Experienced Exchange) is a group of service users and trainee clinical psychologists who work together to make sure that views and experiences of service users are interwoven into learning and teaching. Read more about the group and current projects in this case study.

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Students as partners in learning

With Mark Jackson School of History, Classics & Archaeology Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Used student generated content to focus seminars; negotiated essay questions with students and offered a choice of format for a creative project. Who is involved? Dr Mark Jackson, Senior Lecturer Archaeology. For my 20 credit final Read more about Students as partners in learning[…]

Rosalind Beaumont

Using Quizzes to Boost Student Confidence with Abstract Concepts

Quizzes can be used in a wide range of circumstances, providing an opportunity for students to check their knowledge and understanding. Rosalind Beaumont shares how she successfully incorporated quizzes into the PG Cert for Research Training.

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Developing Digital Residency for Executive Education Learners

Leadership Development & Organisation Futures Team (LDOF) Newcastle University Business School  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? We applied the Digital Residency framework to the design and development of the online spaces for learners on the Executive Education Programmes, creating learning activities and resources that support a continuum of engagement across Read more about Developing Digital Residency for Executive Education Learners[…]

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Heroes of Portuguese – Year Abroad Support 2020

Conceição Pereira and Loiana Leal created a Canvas community with optional activities for students who should have been abroad as part of their degree in Portuguese.

Heroes of Portuguese was chosen as a title because Heroes is a confident word, heroes overachieve, go further, and unite.

INTO Pathway and Canvas Structures

Tami King and Nataliya Thomson, Module Leaders INTO Newcastle University What did you do? Created an easy-to-follow main homepage and pathway structure for multiple classes in one Canvas course. Made it very easy for students to navigate through, using five main areas of navigation to keep the structure straight forward. Pathways had a similar look Read more about INTO Pathway and Canvas Structures[…]

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Structuring online learning

Professor David Rose shares how he made the most of the opportunities that online learning can bring when developing his modules for 2020/21. A clear structure and variety of learning materials has led to positive feedback from students.

INTO Student Community through Canvas

Stephen Grinsell, Director of Studies & Student Experience INTO Newcastle University What did you do? Created a student community on Canvas to initially support student orientation and induction weeks, but to also give a home to INTO Student Support and its various elements. For orientation and induction we needed a space to host information on Read more about INTO Student Community through Canvas[…]