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Spring 2020 - Webinar - Canvas Home Page Design - 1HRA is a Course

Spring 2020 - Webinar - Canvas Home Page Design - 1HRA

Mar 5 - Mar 12, 2020


Full course description



Each MSVCC Academy Webinar will utilize a supplemental Canvas course which will be used by the participant to access overview, support, and content (including the Zoom link to join the webinar). Participants may elect to access the supplemental course prior to the date of the webinar in order to review related materials. To receive a certificate of completion and credit for attending the webinar, please know that you MUST complete all of the requirements of the course (including the quiz at the end). Instructions for accessing the supplemental course prior to the date of the webinar can be found here:   


Your Home Page in Canvas is the front door to your classroom! The Home Page can be welcoming and point students where to go next. Let me show you how to link important content, add banners/buttons, and use downloaded fonts to aid in navigation and brand your course to make it meaningful and inviting.

Session Date: March 5, 2020 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Change Home Page Options
  • Link Content from the Home Page
  • Download fonts and save them correctly to use in Canvas
  • Create tables and buttons to aid in homepage navigation


Kimberly Ellis

      Kimberly Ellis


Kimberly Ellis has a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Technology Education, and 13 years teaching experience. Kimberly has a passion for seeing students excel in the classroom, and currently serves as the Instructional Design Coordinator at Pearl River Community College, which is part of the Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC) consortium. As Instructional Design Coordinator, Kimberly helps ensure high-quality online courses through training, support, and evaluation feedback. However, Kimberly’s niche in this role is to help instructors create engaging learning activities and compelling course content. Kimberly has extensive experience using Blackboard and Canvas learning management systems.

Kimberly believes that in order to be successful in something, you have to be self-motivated and pursue ongoing professional and personal development. She considers herself to be a lifelong learner, and has most recently completed the following: Apple Teacher Certification, Google Educator Level 1 Certification, Quality Matters (QM) Peer Reviewer course, Applying the QM Rubric course, and QM Coordinator Training course. She voluntary commits herself to lifelong learning to excel in her career passions.

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