Migration to CanvasByDr. Curtis Phillips             Mickey RichardsonWalla Walla Community College   Seattle Central Campus
Agenda• Getting started• A 360 degree view on the migration process• Instructor experience’s   o Challenges   o Best pract...
Getting started• Migrated a variety of Angel classes (online and  web-enhanced)• Used Angel Format and Common Cartridge
360 View on Migration Process• Manipulated content in Angel to determine best  options for Canvas import—clear differences...
Instructor ExperienceScreenshots of process—a visual lookCompare and contrast (Angel to Canvas)
We are currently using Angel 7.4Backup Angel Format (best option)
In Angel we have “discussion forum, page,dropbox and folder”
In Canvas items areorganized by “discussions,pages, assignments andmodules”
discussion forum = discussions, page = pages,dropbox = assignments, folder = modules
Weekly modulesin Angel
Weekly modulesin Canvas
Items inside weekly module in Angel
Items inside weekly module in Canvas
Remove section heading (& nested materials)in Angel before migration!
Module without “section headings”
Assignment in Angel
Assignment in Canvas
Test BanksAngel        Total number!                        Canvas
Create in “Exam View” import ascontent package in Angel
“Test Bank” in Canvas
Files in Canvas
Challenges• Course announcements do not migrate.• Saved content files from Angel may migrate  under a different name or be...
Best Practices• Use backup Angel Format• If you have to export a question bank out of ANGEL.  Make sure to either take a p...
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES?
Q and A
Did I learnanything?
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Migration to canvas Curtis Phillips, Mickey Richardson

  1. 1. Migration to CanvasByDr. Curtis Phillips Mickey RichardsonWalla Walla Community College Seattle Central Campus
  2. 2. Agenda• Getting started• A 360 degree view on the migration process• Instructor experience’s o Challenges o Best practices• Additional resources?• Q and A
  3. 3. Getting started• Migrated a variety of Angel classes (online and web-enhanced)• Used Angel Format and Common Cartridge
  4. 4. 360 View on Migration Process• Manipulated content in Angel to determine best options for Canvas import—clear differences!• Easier than expected—less time!• Confirmation on previous experiences (see: recommendations for a good conversion)
  5. 5. Instructor ExperienceScreenshots of process—a visual lookCompare and contrast (Angel to Canvas)
  6. 6. We are currently using Angel 7.4Backup Angel Format (best option)
  7. 7. In Angel we have “discussion forum, page,dropbox and folder”
  8. 8. In Canvas items areorganized by “discussions,pages, assignments andmodules”
  9. 9. discussion forum = discussions, page = pages,dropbox = assignments, folder = modules
  10. 10. Weekly modulesin Angel
  11. 11. Weekly modulesin Canvas
  12. 12. Items inside weekly module in Angel
  13. 13. Items inside weekly module in Canvas
  14. 14. Remove section heading (& nested materials)in Angel before migration!
  15. 15. Module without “section headings”
  16. 16. Assignment in Angel
  17. 17. Assignment in Canvas
  18. 18. Test BanksAngel Total number! Canvas
  19. 19. Create in “Exam View” import ascontent package in Angel
  20. 20. “Test Bank” in Canvas
  21. 21. Files in Canvas
  22. 22. Challenges• Course announcements do not migrate.• Saved content files from Angel may migrate under a different name or be difficult to find in Canvas (associated files)….PowerPoints?• No way around test bank?
  23. 23. Best Practices• Use backup Angel Format• If you have to export a question bank out of ANGEL. Make sure to either take a photo of it, or write down keywords that can help you associate what question belongs to what quiz.• Remove section headings and nested material• Move content into “weekly folders” – items under the lessons tab will be different in Canvas• Create one “archive” course for Canvas to house materials rather than “fixing” each Angel class (multiple sections, etc.)
  24. 24. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES?
  25. 25. Q and A
  26. 26. Did I learnanything?

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