The center assists faculty, graduate students and other teaching staff at UC Merced with instructional technology solutions, support and strategies with the goal of improving teaching and learning. Those resources include:
CatCourses is the UCMerced branded name for the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). It replaces CROPS as the LMS for UCMerced.
Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) offered by a third party vendor, Instructure. CatCourses is the UCMerced branding of the Canvas LMS we are using.
There are three types of sites and their associated tools within CatCourses:
- course sites: for course management
portfolio sites: for creating, viewing, and evaluating electronic portfolios
What other sites are going to helpful in getting started using Canvas?
Canvas Live - By establishing an account, the site will bring up a dropdown, and when selecting U.C. Merced, you can use your login credentials to access the site. This site contains an abundance of useful content.
A Help Guide for CatCourses- An online help guide for CatCourses.
- Contains previous workshops and resources from the workshops
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