Bridging Canvas to the Open Web

Project Grant Summary

This project supports the integration of Canvas via open APIs and the development of EPIC Multimedia Online Learning Immersive Environment courses to shake-up the predictive pedagogy of online learning.

Project Goals

  1. Utilizing the page builder plugin and developing custom modules that make use of Canvas APIs, we can start to create interfaces that allow for easy integration of Canvas material and tools within a self-hosted WordPress site.
  2. Creation of a faculty development M.O.L.I.E. designed to transform pedagogical practice; quest-based learning, game theory and elements are the pedagogical drivers.

Latest News

It’s All About Imagining a Playful Course Design

By Lisa Ames | May 17, 2015

Recently I sent a one-question survey out to faculty to ask them what feature in Canvas they would most like to see integrated in their Word Press course as a custom module. Despite being engrossed with their end-of-semester load, they came through with some good feedback to assist us in prioritizing … Continue reading

Developing Better Canvas Integrations with WordPress

By Tim Owens | May 6, 2015

I’ve written previously about an innovation grant I was involved with awarded by Instructure to develop an open source plugin that bridges Canvas to WordPress. There are various LTI integrations for WordPress available that are supposed to do a small piece of this and, for lack of mincing words here,

Developing Better Canvas Integrations with WordPress

By Tim Owens | May 6, 2015

I’ve written previously about an innovation grant I was involved with awarded by Instructure to develop an open source plugin that bridges Canvas to WordPress. There are various LTI integrations for WordPress available that are supposed to do a small piece of this and, for lack of mincing words here,

Developing Better Canvas Integrations with WordPress

By Tim Owens | May 6, 2015

I’ve written previously about an innovation grant I was involved with awarded by Instructure to develop an open source plugin that bridges Canvas to WordPress. There are various LTI integrations for WordPress available that are supposed to do a small piece of this and, for lack of mincing words here,

Meet the Team

Committed to innovation, creativity, and EPIC learning experiences!

Mary Kayler, Ph.D.

Director, Teaching Excellence and Innovation

Jon Pineda

Author and Creative Writer

Lisa Ames

LMS Administrator & e-Learning Specialist

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Amanda Rustein

Creative Writer