Continuing Courses at MSU - Faculty Instructional Technology Resources


Key Steps to continue your course at MSU during temporary breaks in face to face instruction.

Training Available: Multiple training opportunities are available to help teaching faculty make this transition including 60 minute hands on workshops, webinars and personal one on one instruction (Canvas Corner). Registration is required and is availalbe at the sites below:

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this tool is a quick and effective way to share information with your students

  1. Video - Announcement Overview

  2. Canvas How To Guides

this tool is the Canvas email function that allows you to communicate with your students

  1. Canvas How To Guides

Notification Settings
Make sure you are keeping up to date with all events in Canvas

  1. Canvas Notification Settings

  2. Notification settings how to Guides

  3. Video - User Notification Preferences

Make recorded lectures
Asynchronous instructional videos can be very effective in online instruction. MSU provides two tools to easily create videos.

  • Benefits of asynchronous lectures

    • Allows for students to access course at a time that is most convenient for them

    • Lecture and materials can be posted for students to access anytime

Studio (formerly known as ARC)
this tool allows you to create quick instructional videos to be disseminated in your course quickly

  1. Recorded Webinar -  Using  Studio (ARC) effectively 8/16/19 

  2. Canvas How to Guides

  3. Video - Managing Studio Media


  1. Recording a Webex meeting

  2. Recorded Webinar Webex in Canvas - 1/23/19  * Hosted by Webex

  3. Recorded Webinar - Canvas and Webex - 12/20/19

  4. Video - Conducting a Webex Meeting

Make recorded lectures

Share course materials

Use modules to share your course files (PPT, DOC, PDF) with students

  1. How to Guides

  2. Video - Modules Overview

During a temporary break in face to face instruction, synchronous meetings may still be needed in the form of office hours or class meetings. WebEX is available at MSU to host both office hours and class meetings. 

  • Benefits of synchronous instruction

    • Using same time slot as your current course

  1. Video - Conducting a WebEX Meeting

  2. Recorded Webinar - Canvas and Webex - 12/20/19

  3. Recorded Webinar Webex in Canvas - 1/23/19  * Hosted by Webex

  4. Scheduling a WebEX meeting

  5. Webex Training Breakout sessions

  6. Types of Webex Rooms

Group Assignments
Group Assignment and Work in Canvas is a great alternative to use when not meeting face to face

  1. Recorded Webinar - Using Groups in Canvas 1/17/19
  2. Canvas How to Guides
  3. Video - Groups Overvie
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Canvas Teacher App
The mobile app makes it easy to stay connected on all your mobile devices

  1. Canvas How to Guides
  2. Video Canvas Teacher Overview

Cisco Webex Meetings Mobile App
The mobile app makes it easy to stay connected on all your mobile devices.

  1. Installing Cisco Webex Mobile App
  2. Support for the Cisco Webex Mobile App


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