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Post Your Material
Once you have created textual or multimedia materials, you need a common place for students to access them. We suggest using Canvas, VT’s new Learning Management System (LMS), as that place. Each CRN has a dedicated Canvas site auto-populated with currently-enrolled students – all you need to do is use it. Using Canvas or Scholar as your shared platform is the most secure and the easiest way to be sure your course materials are accessible to your students, and no one else.
Posting to Canvas
To use Canvas for this application, after creating your materials, you log in at https://vt.instructure.com, access the course in question, and upload these materials into the “Files” area of the course site. Then, you can create a Page or an Announcement and link to the files you have uploaded, along with some contextual material.
If you have videos that you would like to post to YouTube, Vimeo, or another publicly-accessible video sharing site, you can do that. Once youâve uploaded a video (or selected a pre-existing video on such a site that can serve as learning material for your lesson), you simply need to get the URL to that video and disseminate that to your students.
If you have used WebEx to capture your screen and your audio (and you remembered to press the Record button), then you can copy the link to the recording and post it inside the LMS to direct students to that recording.
Looking for Assistance?
Please feel free to contact us if you are looking for more information about posting information and materials for your classes.