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Fall 2021 workshops

Register for fall 2021 workshops here. 

All workshops will take place via Zoom. The last 10-15 minutes of each workshop is reserved for questions.

If you’d like to attend a workshop but the listed times/dates do not work, please register for a session and you will receive a recording of the webinar.

Beginner workshops

Navigating Canvas for beginners (beginner)

This will provide an overview of Canvas for new faculty and instructors who are just moving to Canvas from Sakai. We’ll review navigating Canvas, how to send announcements, upload files, and provide an overview of other Canvas tools such as Assignments and Grades.

  • Tuesday 8/17/21, 12-1pm
  • Tuesday 8/24/21, 12-1pm
  • Thursday 8/26/21, 12-1pm
  • Tuesday 8/31/21, 12-1pm

Assignments and Discussions (beginner)

We’ll review the basics of using the Assignments and Discussions tools in Canvas.

  • Wednesday 8/25/21, 11:30am-12:15pm
  • Thursday 9/2/21, 1-1:45pm
  • Wednesday 9/8/21, 11:30am-12:15pm

Grades and Speedgrader (beginner)

We’ll review the basics of setting up your gradebook in Canvas, using Speedgrader to grade assignments, and releasing grades to students.

  • Monday 8/30/21, 12-12:45pm
  • Thursday 9/9/21, 1-1:45pm

Intermediate workshops

Prepping your course site in Canvas (intermediate)

This workshop is for faculty who have used Canvas in the past and want to re-use materials for the current semester. We’ll review how to import course content, adjust assignment due dates, course start dates, and other intermediate skills.

  • Wednesday 8/18/21, 12-12:45pm
  • Monday 8/23/21, 12-12:45pm
  • Friday 8/27/21, 12-12:45pm
  • Tuesday 8/31/21, 1-1:45pm

Augmenting your face-to-face class with online content (intermediate)

So you created a bunch of online content for your remote classes. How can you put it to use this fall in your face-to-face courses? We’ll review some ideas and have an open discussion—come with your own questions and activity ideas to talk about!

  • Thursday 8/19/21, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Tuesday 8/24/21, 1-2pm

Quizzes (intermediate)

We’ll review the basics of using the Quizzes tool in Canvas, including the difference between a survey and a quiz, randomizing questions, and using question banks.

  • Wednesday 8/25/21, 12:30-1:15pm
  • Tuesday 9/7/21, 1-1:45pm


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