Motivate your students in modules by adding prerequisites and requirements

by | Mar 10, 2018 | Canvas tips, Canvas updates, Course design and development

To encourage students to engage in their ungraded coursework and readings, you can set up modules with prerequisites or requirements that students must accomplish before moving to the next module(s). These include requiring students to view an item, mark the task as completed, contribute to a page or discussion, submit an assignment or score a minimum number of points in graded activities.

[1] Module requirement type, [2] item requirements for the module

While setting up regular activities or reflections is a great way to provide a coherent learning path in your course, you don’t have to create pre-requisites or requirements for every individual module. Use them as checkpoints to track your students’ progress.


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