|Other Titles:||<Notes>Utilizing the Canvas Platform in Recurrent Education: The Case of Kyoto University Educational Leadership Academy for Administration of Private Universities, Colleges and Schools|
|Author's alias:||TAKAMI, Sachi|
|Abstract:||This paper focuses on utilizing the Canvas in order to enhance the learning community for Kyoto University Educational Leadership Academy for Administration of Private Universities, Colleges and Schools. Canvas, which is one of the online LMS (Learning Management System) platform, is the most prevalent LMS platform among higher education in the US and Canada. However, it has not been highly recognized in Japan yet. This KU Educational Leadership Academy is a recurrent program for educators, consisting of 120 hours' lectures and workshops on 5 educational fields: administrative management, resource management, instruction and curriculum management, promotion of ICT use in education, and fieldwork for educational policy practice. Launched in 2017, the Academy focuses to prepare educators being capable of managing and utilizing LMS effectively from the beginning. The Academy has introduced a variety of LMS platforms in the program every year, and started the Canvas in 2022. In the program of 2022, cohort took two classes on Canvas: one was a 3-week summer course and another was a 4-week fall course. According to the survey after taking the courses, satisfaction rate showed 87% for the summer course, and 100% for the fall course. In the additional comments section, many positive responses were received: most of them were related to how the two way communication among members enabled them to realize their deep learning. In order to contribute more to recurrent education, further analysis is necessary for finding factors for effective Canvas usage.|
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