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Workshop Training

Canvas Workshops for Faculty and Staff 

August and September 2016 Schedule - Beverly Campus and Online Sessions

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 course, a short self-paced course that you need to complete before attending a workshop.

Date & Time

Workshop

Location

Tue, 8/23   9 – 10:30 am

Getting Started with Canvas

Library 119

Tue, 8/23   1 – 3:00 pm

Build Canvas Course Part 1

Library 119

Tue, 8/23   3:15 – 5:15 pm

Build Canvas Course Part 2

Library 119

Mon, 8/29     9 -9 :45 am

Transfer GullNet Materials to Canvas

Library 119

Mon, 8/29    10 – noon

Build Canvas Course Part 1

Library 119

Mon, 8/29    2 – 4:00 pm

Build Canvas Course Part 2

Library 119

Tue, 9/6    1:30 – 3:00 pm

Getting Started with Canvas

Library 119

Wed, 9/14    1 – 2:00 pm

Adding Multimedia in Canvas

Library 119

Wed, 9/14    3 – 4:30 pm

Canvas Quizzes

Library 119

Mon, 9/19    2 -3:00 pm

Create Canvas Rubrics for Grading

Library 119

Mon, 9/19    3:30 – 4:30 pm

Canvas Groups and Collaboration

Library 119

Tue, 9/27    4 – 5:30 pm

Build Canvas Course Part 1

Online

Wed, 9/28   4 – 5:30 pm

Build Canvas Course Part 2

Online

Thu, 9/29    4 – 5:15 pm

Canvas Quizzes

Online

 

Workshop Descriptions

Getting Started with Canvas   (face-to-face)

This hands-on workshop is for the instructor teaching face-to-face classes who simply wants to post the syllabus, add some resources, communicate with students, and publish the course.  Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation and bring your syllabus on a USB drive 

 

Migrating Course Content from GullNet to Canvas  (face-to-face)

Are you planning on transfer GullNet course materials into Canvas? If so, attend this workshop for guidance on importing GullNet handouts, bookmarks and discussions into your Canvas course shell.  Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation

 

Build Your Canvas Course – Part 1  (face-to-face and webinar)

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. This workshop is available as a 2-hour session that incorporates hands-on work; or you can attend the 75-minute webinar that doesn’t include hands-on activities. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation 


Build Your Canvas Course – Part 2   (face-to-face and webinar)

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. The workshop is available as a 2 hour session that incorporates hands-on work; or you can attend the 75-minute webinar that doesn’t include hands-on activities. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation and experience with Part 1 content.

 

Adding Multimedia in Canvas (face-to-face)

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. 

Canvas Quizzes (face-to-face and webinar)

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.

Canvas Groups and Collaborations (face-to-face)

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.

Create Canvas Rubrics for Grading (face-to-face)

Attend this workshop to learn how to build and grade with rubrics to make grading more transparent and efficient. You will have time to experiment with adding your own rubric and grading with it.  This is an intermediate level workshop for individuals who have prior experience with Canvas assignments and grading features.

 


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