Check back here for interviews and stories of HGSE Faculty, Teaching Fellows, and Staff who are using Canvas in new and novel ways. In this series, we will highlight the work of HGSE Community members as they explore, play, and innovate with Canvas features. Do you know of anyone who has built a
Like most faculty at HGSE, Karen Brennan has made some significant adjustments in the transition from iSites to Canvas. She reminisced, “I really came to love iSites, in a perverse way.” Karen’s first Canvas site honored The iSites Way, with many page links in the left-hand navigation column. As she has iterated on that design, working within the constraints of the Canvas platform, she has come to develop one of the most popular site designs here at HGSE. Read more about Karen Brennan
Ever since the beginning of the Canvas migration, it was clear that Kristin Foster found something fulfilling in her work with Canvas. "It's really a creative outlet for me, someplace where I feel that I have a lot of freedom." Kristin has harnessed this enthusiasm for design, informed by her past experience in HTML, to venture far beyond the scope of her role as Faculty Assistant.
In our work with faculty and staff transitioning from iSites to Canvas, we have come to appreciate the importance of creating a Canvas experience that is similar enough to be familiar to iSites. Kristin