To support the development of students' executive functions, we developed a prototype accessible Canvas Template to help you organise your module on Canvas.
What are Executive Functions and why should we care?
Executive functions (EF) describes a set of cognitive processes and mental skills that help an individual plan, monitor, and successfully execute their goals.
The following video explains what executive functions are and why we should care:
What does the UDL@MTU Accessible Canvas Template contain?
The following video describes some of the key features of the UDL@MTU Accessible Canvas Template and takes you through the various page templates contained therein and how to use the template:
How do I import the UDL@MTU Accessible Canvas template into a Canvas Module?
You can download the template from Canvas Commons, by searching for templates shared with Munster Technological University:
The following video explains how to import the UDL@MTU Accessible Canvas template into a Canvas Module?
Ideally, you would import this into an empty Canvas module instance as while the template will not overwrite or replace existing content on Pages, Discussions, Quizzes, Modules, or Files it will overwrite the course Navigation Settings and the content on the Syllabus in Canvas. Thus, if you not importing the template into an empty Canvas module instance and you have added content to the Syllabus in Canvas, you should copy and paste the content on the Syllabus onto a Canvas page before importing the template.
Where can I get further information about the UDL@MTU Accessible Canvas Template
If you would like to find out more about this template then contact UDL@MTU.ie.