What is the Module 0?
Module 0 is intended for your students to be prepared to participate in your course on the first day of class, knowing how you communicate, syllabus and dealines, technology requirements, and guidelines for introductions.
Module O pages for Student Orientation to your course
Syllabus and Deadlines - Spring 2021
The Syllabus & Deadlines page gives students a place to access the relevant information that pertains to the class in regards to what is expected of them throughout the semester. This provides students a single location that they can go and get oriented to the class. Module 0 is provided at the top of the modules page for each course, with the Syllabus & Deadlines page being located at the beginning.
Student Learning Support
The Student Learning Support page of Module 0 allows for students to easily locate other forms of help and resources that are available for the course. Resources typically include access to the McBurney Disability Resource Center, tutoring, and other study groups on campus.
Technology in this Course
The Technology In This Course page purpose is to provide students with information about extra resources that will be used throughout the class. This page serves as a single location that students can reference for information.
Samples and Templates
If you need to see examples of pages, discussions, quizzes, see Canvas examples and templates that may help you build your Module 0 and course content.
Introduction & Discussion Guidelines
The Introduction & Discussion Guidelines page in Module 0 will give students an overview of the guidelines and expectations for discussion posts. The introduction discussion will provide your students with an opportunity to introduce themselves to their classmates and the professor. This page is typically found at the bottom of Module 0.
Interactions between you, course content, and your students create the learning experience. Visit the WSB Teaching and Learning guide to develop course content for online delivery to find out more.
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More about Module 0
Depending on how your course is delivered, you may consider different strategies for delivering your knowledge, insight, and to your students. Consider the 'Modes of Instruction' on the UW-Madison Instructional Continuity site:
Your course will be delivered through some blend of in-person and online teaching, and there are tools and methods that you can incorporate enhance your students' learning experience.
On the first day of class, instructors will need orientation and course materials available for students.
Pre-semester prep Module 0: What would instructors like Instructors to know Planning Course Timelines Assignments, quizzes and event dates are marked in your Canvas Calendar. View due dates and assignment groups for this course only …
Planning the methods of communication that will run between students and the instructor throughout the semester will make communication run smoothly. Tips for optimal communication planning: Choose one route with which to communicate announcements to …
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