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Workshop Training

Hands-on Canvas Workshops for Faculty and Staff

Early Fall 2015 Schedule

Please RSVP to Jane Tutein at , if you plan to attend a workshop because space is limited. All workshops will be taught in Halle Library, Room 119.

Prerequisite for workshops is completion of the Canvas Faculty Orientation self-paced course. When you RSVP for a workshop, you will be enrolled in the self-paced course!


Dates and Times, Lib 119

Getting Started with Canvas

This introductory workshop will cover the basics of using Canvas. Learn how to upload files, post your syllabus, use communication tools including inbox, notifications and announcements and publish your course so students can access. Prerequisite: complete the self-paced Faculty Orientation and bring your syllabus on a USB drive

Thursday, Sept 24, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Canvas Files and Pages: Adding Course Content

Participants will learn how to upload and organize their files and then use these files as well as text, media and URL links to present content to students with the Pages tool.

Tuesday, Sept 29, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Wednesday, October 14, 10 – 11 am

Canvas Modules: Organizing Course Content

Modules are used to organize course content by weeks, units or whatever organizational structure works for your course. In this workshop, you will look at examples of module design and learn how to add Assignments, Discussions, Files, Pages, Web Links and more in an organized sequenced of learning activities.

Tuesday, Sept 29, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Wednesday, October 14, 11 – 12 pm

Assignments and Discussions

This workshop will provide hands-on instruction on how to set up your assignments, create and weight assignment groups and create graded and ungraded discussions.

Friday, September 25, 11 am – 12 pm

Thursday, October 8, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Grading in Canvas

In this workshop you will explore Gradebook and SpeedGrader settings and options so you can easily share assignment grades and feedback with students throughout the semester.

Friday, September 25, 1 – 2 pm

Thursday, October 8, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Using Rubrics in Canvas

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 workshop is designed for individuals who have prior experience with Canvas assignments and grading features.

Wednesday, Sept 30, 11am - 12 pm

Wednesday, October 14, 1 – 2 pm

Using Media in Canvas

In this workshop, you will explore the many ways to use multimedia to engage students. We will cover adding content found online, such as YouTube videos and images, to using Canvas’s built-in media tool to create short audio or video clips and give personalized feedback with media comments.

Wednesday, Sept 30, 1 – 2 pm

Tuesday, October 20, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

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