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This guide is a compilation of resources to assist faculty by introducing you to the academic resources available to faculty at BC.

FAQ

  • How do I add students to my Canvas course? Instructors cannot add students to their Canvas course directly. To add students, an instructor should click on the "publish' tab on the main course page, the students should then be added to Canvas within 24 hours.
  • When will I be able to see my students in the roster? After the course is published, students should be visible in the roster on Canvas under the People tab in the left-hand menu.

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  • How do I contact all the students in my course? Students can be contacted via Announcements or Conversations.
  • When will my students be able to view the course site? Students will be able to view the course site on Canvas 24 hours after publishing the course.
  • Where are the course required readings on Canvas?  The required readings are available on the Canvas course site under the Library Resources tab in the left-hand menu.

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  • Are the supplemental readings provided? No, supplemental readings are not provided.
  • Can I organize my readings by session? Yes, if you use the Modules tool on Canvas, you are able to upload course materials and organize them by week or by session.

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  • How do I upload my PowerPoint slides/other materials to Canvas? Materials may be uploaded as files, see here. Please follow this guide on working with files to Canvas to learn more.  
  • Do you scan chapters from required textbooks? No, required textbooks are available as physical course reserves at the Social Work Library.
  • Who do I contact if a link in the course required readings is broken? Please contact Shannon Fiske at fiskes@bc.edu or at 617-552-0109.