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    Canvas Course Organization

    Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to speak to two adult students who are taking online classes with YC. Both are returning students after several years, both are also working full-time, and both are excited to be working toward their dreams. Unfortunately, both of them are also experiencing difficulties with at least one of their online courses because their professors have failed to properly set up and organize their classes in Canvas. In both cases, these students have logged into their Canvas course (two different courses and professors!) to simply find a hodge-podge list with no rhyme or reason. Having an organized course in Canvas helps students to succeed…

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    My Worst Nightmare…

    One of my worst nightmares in my undergrad days was waking up and realizing that I had forgotten about a class. I’d race to my final, hoping that somehow I could figure out a way to pass the class.  I’d wake up in a cold sweat and quickly check off my classes to make sure that I didn’t miss any! As frightening as that dream was, once I woke up I of course realized that there was no way I’d ever forget about a class! Really, how could THAT happen? In fact, until a spring semester not long ago, I really didn’t think such a thing could happen to anyone.…