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Canvas Hacks: Supporting Student Success with Group Work and Collaborations

45 minutes
Social and Collaborative Learning
Practices for Student Success
Higher Education
Evaluation of Technology-Based Innovations for Learning Effectiveness

Let's talk about efficient and creative ways to structure and support good group assignments in Canvas. What resources and scaffolding are necessary for student success? Which kinds of communication are effective? Additionally, participants will explore ways to structure group assignments using Canvas's Group Workspace and Collaborations. Facilitators will share examples of group assignments, support materials, and their best hacks.


Sara Nystuen-Royzenfeld, Honey VanderVenter, Tracy Thomas Wilson, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota