Canvas Network offers open, online courses taught by educators everywhere. Powered by the Canvas learning management system, Canvas Network provides a place and platform where teachers, students, and institutions worldwide can connect and chart their own course for personal growth, professional development, and academic inquiry.

Canvas Network is developed and supported by Instructure, an education technology company that partners with educators, institutions, and technologists to build open educational resources and break down barriers to learning.

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This is the fourth in a series of four courses aimed at helping students improve their scores on placement tests while preparing for college-level courses. This course focuses on math skills.
Starts Mar 7, 2016

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This is the second in a series of four courses aimed at helping students improve their scores on placement tests while preparing for college-level courses. This course focuses on reading skills.
Starts Mar 7, 2016

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
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This is the first in a series of four courses aimed at helping students improve their scores on placement tests while preparing for college-level courses. This introductory course focuses on what to expect at the testing center.
Starts Mar 7, 2016

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This is the third in a series of four courses aimed at helping students improve their scores on placement tests while preparing for college-level courses. This course focuses on writing skills.

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Starts January 11, 2016

This course will introduce the theory and practice of wellness coaching and emphasize the art and science of behavior change. As a participant, you’ll gain an appreciation for how coaching applies in your own life and how it can be used to benefit others.

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Data shows that nearly ninety percent of students who fail to graduate high school were struggling readers in third grade. A Comprehensive K-3 Reading Policy establishes intensive reading intervention for K-3 students who are at risk of reading failure to help ensure they read on grade level by the end of third grade. This course will provide participants with the tools and resources necessary to develop and implement a Comprehensive K-3 Reading Policy by taking a deep dive into why reading by the end of third grade is critical to student success, understanding supporting research, and exploring effective implementation practices.

Average: 4.6 (5 votes)
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Aviation 101 is a free online Introduction to Aviation Course. Are you interested in aviation? Have you thought you might like to become a pilot? Proceed at your own pace to learn fundamentals that will give you a head start to your aviation career.

Average: 8 (4 votes)
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There is a strong connection between the project manager and the technical communicator, those of us tasked with creating complex content for our organizations using our writing, editing, and research skills . The skills that we refine over time as technical communicators have a critical place in project management: communicating content, identifying audience needs, extracting knowledge from subject matter experts, and ensuring quality deliverables. Many technical communicators can step into a project manager role using these highly transferable, existing skills.

Average: 5.4 (5 votes)
Nov 16th 2015

Discover how to find potential funders and what they're looking for in the nonprofits they support. In this course you will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including: who funds nonprofits and what motivates them; what grantmakers really want to know about organizations that apply for funding; and how to identify and approach potential funders .

Average: 7 (2 votes)
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Student-centered education policies have little chance to succeed without the support of parents, educators, business leaders and community members. How we talk about reform, how we deliver our messages, and with whom we communicate will make a big difference when it comes to winning the education reform conversation. In this self-paced course, participants will build their communications skills related to media relations, targeted messaging, and the use of social media.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
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By introducing problems that chemical engineers are asked to solve and exploring the reasons why the enabling sciences are required to solve them, participants will gain a better understanding of the underlying disciplines supporting the work in chemical engineering.

Average: 4 (6 votes)
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Data is essential for improving outcomes for students. Whether it is informing improved instruction, empowering parents and communities, or helping policymakers make decisions and target resources, our education system needs data in order to continuously improve. In order to create a culture of trust that enables effective data use, policymakers and education professionals must ensure that the public has confidences that state and local leaders act to protect student data privacy. This self-paced course will discuss the value data brings to improve education, offer recommendations for addressing privacy concerns while promoting effective data use, and explore lessons learned from existing and emerging policies in education and other sectors.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
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Of the many national security challenges facing the United States, could America’s greatest risk to a secure and prosperous future be located within its own borders? A failing American educational system threatens U.S. national security in several ways; including economic growth, competitiveness, and physical safety, according to the Council on Foreign Relations’ report, “U.S. Education and National Security.” In this self-paced course, participants will hear from national leaders and experts about these threats and why there is an urgent need for education reform.

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The field of technical writing has come a long way from writing clearly and concisely using a keyboard into a new world of structured writing and content management.

Average: 5.2 (6 votes)
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the adult population with advanced interventions. This ACLS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

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Basic Life Support (BLS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in multiple populations with life-saving interventions. This BLS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
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CPR, AED, and First Aid will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in multiple populations with life-saving interventions. This CPR and First Aid course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions. This PALS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

Average: 9.7 (3 votes)
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Meteorology is fundamental for sailing safety and is the very essence of strategy for winning any regatta. It is also the science most directly linked to ocean sailing.

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Based on Next Generation Science Standards, this course provides an introduction to the role of science in society, feedback and regulation mechanisms, and using a systems approach to solve scientific problems. Participants will explore the nature of scientific inquiry and learn how to analyze scientific data.

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