Canvas Training

General Canvas Workshops  (check out our departmental workshops too)

Canvas QuickStart
Gail Rankin will give you hands-on instruction in using the new learning management system (LMS), Canvas. Quickly touching on the different aspects of the new product. Perfect for veteran LMS users. By the end of this session you will be able to do everything you could in Blackboard and will have a firm understanding of many of the new features that Canvas provides.

Intro to Canvas
This provide an overview of the new learning management system. This will review the overall layout, course modules, discussions, and email. Ideal for people new to LMS technology. At sessions you will be able to to navigate, create modules, upload files, and communicate via the internal email account. 

Discussions in Canvas
This hands-on session will take an in-depth look at discussions in the new learning management system. This will cover creation, managements and grading of the discussion forums. It also includes groups discussions.

Assignments in Canvas
This hands-on session will take an in-depth look at assignments in the new learning management system. It will review the creation, grading and management of the assignments and group assignments.

Grading in Canvas
This hands-on session will take an in-depth look at grading in the new learning management system. It will review tracking, calculation, weighting of the grades, and management of the grading and speed grader.

E-Portfolios in Canvas
This workshop explores the mechanics behind the portfolio program in Canvas. It show examples of how it has been integrated into courses.

Peer Review and Rubrics
Learn how to create rubrics and how to apply them. This session will also cover the use of  peer-review and document management available in Canvas.  

Communication with Canvas
Canvas programs includes capabilities for blogs, wikis, audio and video, calendar, and email. This session show an overview of these tools and how they are used on campus in courses.

Finding, Creating and Organizing Learning Material in Canvas
This workshops shows the three main course designs in Canvas and explore the way that Canvas helps you organize materials by integrating the calendar, syllabus and assignments. See how you can incorporate web pages and a wiki for individual course design.

Build a Course in Canvas, Part I and Part II
Are you set to create your course  in the new learning management system? Then bring the materials, and build your course in class.

We start with the transfer of files and build the new course step by step. This is an intensive supported work time session.

Bring the materials, and build your course in class.

Part I covers: navigation, migration, file upload, and general organization.

Part II covers Activities: Assignments, Discussions and General Grading

*Unless noted as online, workshops are held in 201 Stanley Building  (across from Bertolon School of Business)

Spring 2013

April