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Faculty Workshops:  January 2017 Schedule 

To register for workshops, please fill out this RSVP form.   When you register for a workshop, you will also be enrolled the Canvas Faculty Orientation, a short self-paced course that you complete before attending a workshop.

Date & Time

Workshop

Location

Tue, 1/10   9:30– 11:30 am

Build Canvas Course Part 1

Library 119

Tue, 1/10   1:00 – 3:00 pm

Build Canvas Course Part 2

Library 119

Tue, 1/17   1:00– 2:30 pm

Getting Started with Canvas

Library 105

Fri, 1/20   10:00 – 11:00 am

Introduction to Yuja

Library 119

Wed, 1/25   11 – 12:30 pm

Canvas Quizzes

Library 119

Wed, 1/25   2 – 3:00 pm

Adding Multimedia in Canvas

Library 119

Tue, 1/31   2 – 3:15 pm

Canvas Groups and Collaboration

Library 119

Tue, 1/31   3:30 – 4:30 pm

Introduction to Yuja

Library 119

Introductory workshops

Getting Started with Canvas 

This hands-on workshop is for the instructor teaching face-to-face classes who want to post the syllabus, add some resources (files and web links), communicate with students, and publish the course.  Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation and bring your syllabus on a USB drive.  Instructor: Jane Tutein 

Build Your Canvas Course – Part 1 

This workshop begins with establishing your user profile and notification settings and then focuses on content creation and organization features. You will learn how to organize digital files using Files and folders, use the Pages tool and Rich Content editor to build content and link to online educational resources, and utilize Modules to organize all content. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation. Instructor: Jane Tutein 

Build Your Canvas Course – Part 2  

This workshop builds on the features covered in Part 1 and focuses on how to set up your assignments, create and weight assignment groups; add graded and ungraded discussions; and use SpeedGrader and Gradebook to provide grades and feedback to students. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation and experience with Part 1 content. Instructor: Jane Tutein 

Introduction to Yuja

This session will introduce users with the school’s media server system: Yuja. We will cover the basics of the system as well as how to upload video. Participants are encouraged to bring a video that they would like to add to Yuja. Instructor: Eric Chamberlin

Intermediate Workshops

Adding Multimedia in Canvas

Participants will explore the many ways to use multimedia to engage students. You will learn how to access online content such as YouTube and TED videos and online images, as well as use Canvas’s built-in media tool to create short audio or video clips and provide assignment feedback. Prerequisite: Prior experience and/or complete Build Canvas Course Part 1 and 2. Instructor: Jane Tutein 

Canvas Quizzes

Learn the basics of the Quizzes tool including how to create a quiz, specify settings, add individual questions and preview a quiz. You will also learn how to use question groups to organize and randomize questions as well as how to import quizzes and question banks from publisher test banks.  Prerequisite: Prior experience and/or complete Build Canvas Course Part 1 and 2. Instructor: Jane Tutein 

Canvas Groups and Collaborations

Canvas enhances class teamwork by easing group creation and collaboration. Participants will learn how to create and manage groups and group assignments, and experience the collaborative potential of live-edited documents.  This is an intermediate level workshop for individuals who have prior experience with Canvas assignments and grading features. Instructor: Jane Tutein  

 

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