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Workshop Training

Canvas Workshops for Faculty and Staff 

January 2016 Schedule - Face-to-Face 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, a short self-paced course that you need to complete before attending a workshop.

Date & Time

Workshop

Location

1/6/2016  9 – 9:45 am

Migrating Course Content from GullNet to Canvas

Library 105

1/6/2016 10 – noon

Building Canvas Course I: Create and Organize Course Content

Library 105

1/6/2016 1 – 3 pm

Building Canvas Course II: Assignments, Discussions and Grading

Library 105

1/7/2016 6 – 8 pm

Canvas Basics – webinar

ONLINE

1/12/2016  10 – 11:30 am

Getting Started with Canvas

Library 105

1/12/2016   1 – 2:30 pm

Working with Multimedia in Canvas

Library 105

1/12/2016   2:30 – 4 pm

Canvas Quizzes

Library 105

1/19/2016 10 – noon

Building Canvas Course I: Create and Organize Course Content

Library 119

1/19/2016  1 – 3 pm

Building Canvas Course II: Assignments, Discussions and Grading

Library 119

1/20/2016  10 – 11 am

Canvas Groups and Collaboration

Library 119

1/26/2016 2 – 3:15 pm

Getting Started with Canvas

Library 119

1/27/2016 10 - 10:50 am

Assignments and Discussions

Library 119

1/27/2016 1 – 1:50 pm

Grading in Canvas

Library 119

To register for workshops, please fill out this RSVP form.  

Introductory and Build Your Canvas Course Workshops

Build Your Canvas Course I –  Create and Organize Course Materials: Whether you have transferred GullNet materials into Canvas or bring a digital copy of materials on USB drive/laptop drive, you need to organize your files, web links and other content in Canvas. Attend this workshop and learn how to use Files and folders to organize course files, use the Pages tool and Rich Content editor to add content and link to online educational resources, and utilize Modules to organize all content. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation and bring your course files on USB drive

Build Your Canvas Course II –Assignments, Discussions and Grading: This workshop will provide hands-on instruction on how to set up your assignments, create and weight assignment groups; add graded and ungraded discussions and use Speedgrader (built in grading tool). Participants will also explore the different gradebook settings and options. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation

Canvas Basics: This two hour online webinar provides an overview of Canvas functionality, including account settings, notification preferences, messaging students, uploading files, editing pages, building assignments and customizing the course navigation. Participants will also learn the basics of discussions and grading. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation

Getting Started with Canvas: This introductory workshop is for faculty teaching face-to-face courses who want to learn how to post the course syllabus, make course announcements, message students, create their course home page 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 Workshop:   Are you planning on importing course content from GullNet to Canvas? If so, attend this workshop to learn what content can be exported and how to import into your Canvas course shell. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation

Focused Topic Workshops

Assignments and Discussions: This workshop provides hands-on instruction on how to set up your assignments, create and weight assignment groups and create graded and ungraded discussions.

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.  This workshop is designed for individuals have prior experience with Canvas.

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.

Grading in Canvas: Attend this workshop and learn how SpeedGrader and Gradebook allow you to easily share assignment grades and feedback with students throughout the semester.

Working with Multimedia in Canvas:  Participants will explore the many ways to use multimedia to engage students. We will cover adding online content such as YouTube videos and images, to using Canvas’s built-in media tool to create short audio or video clips and provide assignment feedback. This workshop is designed for individuals who have prior experience with Canvas.

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