Free OpenStax Textbooks in Canvas Commons with Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg

Submitted by eduplessis on Tue, 01/23/2018 - 3:55pm

In this 9-minute video, SRJC Math faculty Dr. Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg shows how she uses Canvas Commons to import sample course shells with free OpenStax content produced by and aligned with the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative's course design standards. Jennifer also gives us a tour of her hybrid Statistics class in Canvas and explains how she integrated OpenStax content with her own materials along with shared quizzes and YouTube videos designed to go with the OpenStax textbook. Captioning will be available within 48 hours of posting.


Videos are archived in the Distance Education: Teaching Tips course in Canvas, which also includes online Discussion forums for SRJC faculty. You will need to log in to Canvas to participate and subscribe to Discussions. Faculty are encouraged to pose questions, provide tips, and share experiences using Canvas and other teaching technologies.


Also see our Multimedia Creation tutorials and our online training module Canvas as a Pedagogical Platform. You can also sign up for a 1:1 consultation with our Instructional Designer, Liz du Plessis.

For immediate help with Canvas during the evening or weekend, call the Canvas Support Hotline. Click on the Help button in Canvas to see the number. It’s available 24/7, 365 days a year to all SRJC faculty and students.

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