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Online Instructional Design Coaches

What is an OIDC? 

OIDCs are site-based online instructional design coaches who teach part of the day. Part of their contract is funded by Educational Technology in order to support schools with online and blended learning through Canvas, the district adopted learning management system.  A detailed description of their roles and responsibilities is available here

Who are the OIDCs assigned to my campus? 

Please refer to the Canvas Contacts list to find the OIDC for your campus. 

Canvas News

Template Courses and Upcoming changes to Canvas Quizzes
Template Courses Now Available A variety of template courses have been created by our Online Instructional Design Coaches from different high schools in Mesa. The concept of a template course is to give teachers pre-defined course framework that can be altered and modified to a teacher’s needs. You are able to view the different template courses that are available.  If you...
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Organize Your Canvas Course Cards!
Canvas Course Cards now can be moved to another location in the Dashboard. Click the Options menu [1] and select the Move tab [2]. Depending on the placement of the existing card, you can move the card to the top of the Dashboard, ahead or behind a specific card, or to the bottom of the Dashboard [3]. You can also manually drag and drop a course card to another location in the Dashboard....
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News and Events

canvas teacher requests

Canvas Course Request - Request a Sandbox, PLC Course, Organization Course or Master Course. 

Add Teacher to a Canvas Course - Request to add another teacher to a Canvas Course. The person added will have full access to the Canvas course to edit content and grade student work.  

Add Teacher Observer to a Canvas Course - Request to give view only permissions to another teacher in a Canvas Course.  

Cross-List Canvas Course Request - Combine Canvas Courses into one course space. 

Add Student to a Concluded Course - Request to add students who need to finish assignments from a past semester. 

MPS Canvas Course Templates - View and copy course templates into your Canvas course space to modify and use.