Spring 2023 workshops
All workshops will take place via Zoom. The final 10-15 minutes of each workshop is reserved for questions.
If you’d like to attend a workshop but the listed times/dates don’t work for you, please register for a session and you will receive a recording of the webinar. In addition, all of these workshops are available as video recordings you can watch at your convenience (tip: you can increase playback speed!).
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.
- Monday, 1/9 3:00pm-3:45pm
- Thursday, 1/12 6:00pm-6:45pm
Assignments and Discussions (beginner)
We’ll review the basics of using the Assignments and Discussions tools in Canvas.
- Tuesday, 1/10 12:00pm-12:45pm
- Tuesday, 1/17, 6:00-6:45pm
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, 1/9 6:00pm-6:45pm
- Wednesday, 1/11 3:00pm-3:45pm
Canvas Tips & Tricks
This workshop is perfect for those who have been using Canvas comfortably for any length of time, but who may be looking to learn a few of our staff’s favorite ‘insider tips.’ Join us to learn a few neat things you can do to enhance your Canvas experience!
- Wednesday, 1/11 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Friday, 1/13 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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.
- Monday, 1/9 12:00pm-12:45pm
- Thursday, 1/12 3:00pm-3:45pm
Tests & 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.
- Tuesday, 1/10 3:00pm-3:45pm
- Tuesday, 1/17 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Engaging students with interactive online lectures (intermediate)
Review techniques and tools (such as Playposit and VoiceThread) that increase student engagement with online lecture materials
- Thursday, 1/12 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Wednesday, 1/18 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM