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How the LMS Canvas Helps us Meet QM Standards
Renée Petrina, Instructional Design & Technology Specialist, Indiana University Southeast
Renee Petrina has been a teaching consultant at Indiana University Southeast since April 2013. She is a F2F Facilitator for APPQMR. Renee is a former newspaper journalist and former journalism faculty member in both military training and public university settings.
Lauren Easterling, Instructional Technology Consultant, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Lauren Easterling has been an Instructional Technology Consultant with the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning since November 2012, and is a doctoral candidate in the Instructional Systems Technology program at Indiana University Bloomington. Her research focuses on online course design and professional development for online faculty.
Anna Lynch, Principal Online Instructional Designer, Indiana University
Anna Lynch is Principal Online Instructional Designer at eLearning Design & Services at Indiana University, providing support for teams building priority online courses, certificates, and degree programs at IU. Lynch holds a BA in Spanish (PSU), an MA in Applied Linguistics (IU) and an MS in Instructional Systems Technology (IU).
Indiana University adopted the Canvas LMS shortly after joining QM. After rolling out Canvas to faculty, it became clear how the LMS itself prompts instructors to design their courses in the spirit of the QM Rubric. This session will demonstrate some of the ways Canvas helps meet General Standards 2 and 8, as well as Specific Standards 1.1, 3.3, and 4.3. The presenters will also discuss how the LMS as a whole supports QM principles of being student-focused. Bring a device so you can join the sample course to learn more!
Identify how the Canvas LMS supports the guiding principles of the QM Rubric.
Identify how the Canvas LMS supports alignment and accessibility.
Discuss ways that learning management systems can support QM principles in all courses.