Teaching and learning is about implementing the planned course, to meet the students in lectures, tutoring and other kinds of learning activities, to meet directly in the physical room or online, or indirectly via instructions and recordings, as information and in dialogue. It is about the actual meeting, here and now, where the student’s learning really takes off, comes to a halt or is given a new direction.

Checklist for a good course website in Canvas

This is a checklist for you who are a course leader/teacher in a university course with a website in Canvas. It is based on robust principles for what a good study environment for students should look like and it also makes life easier for you, the teacher. Use it to check that you do not accidentally miss something important.

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ICT: Subtitling of video

The law on the Accessibility of Digital Public Services (DOS law) stipulates that all films and videos used in the university’s education must be subtitled. You can get support to fulfill this requirement.

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What images, texts, links am I allowed to use? About copyright

We teachers convey information. We often use other people’s materials, articles, books, texts and pictures. Most of it is copyright protected and you need to know how you are allowed to use different types of material. The so-called Bonusavtalet (Bonus Agreement) allows teachers in teaching activities at universities to copy and share copyrighted material more freely than normal, but where are the boundaries?

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Tips: Record yourself

Recording a lecture film is not the same as lecturing in a physical classroom on campus. And now we are not talking about the technical aspects, with camera, microphone, handling video files, etc., but about how you need act in the lecture. Here are seven solid tips.

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Tips: Organizing documents in Canvas

Here are some concrete, practical tips on how to use the features of Canvas to disseminate instructions and other material in a structured way. You save time, make it easier to reuse course material, make it easier to collaborate with colleagues. And above all: You make life easier for the students!

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