Fall 2020 Workshops
All workshops are presented virtually; the webinars will be hosted on Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom access information 1 day before the webinar. Note that the Zoom information is not automatically sent after you register.
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You can find more resources and all of our webinar recordings available here. Recordings coming soon: Intro to Zoom
September/October 2020 Workshops
Webinar series 1: Preparing your course in Canvas
Intro to Canvas
For new users. This will provide a general overview of Canvas and review access and navigating Canvas, in addition to basic tools like Announcements, Files, and Inbox.
- Thursday, 9/3/20, 10-11am
Assessments in Canvas
Setting up assignments, quizzes, and discussions in Canvas.
- Tuesday, 9/8/20, 10-11am
Building your course site in Canvas
This will provide a conceptual overview of Modules in addition to reviewing how to build out a Module in your course site. This will include best practices for organization and tool choice, as well as publishing options in Canvas.
- Thursday, 9/10/20, 10-11am
Grading in Canvas
This webinar will review setting up your assignment categories/gradebook in Canvas, using Speedgrader to provide feedback, and releasing grades.
- Monday, 9/14/20, 10-11am
Speedgrader in Canvas
This webinar provides a quick overview of how to provide feedback in Speedgrader and release grades (great if your gradebook is already set up!)
- Tuesday, 9/22/20, 1:00-1:30pm
- Thursday, 10/8/20, 1-1:30pm
Extra time, extensions, and due dates in Canvas
- Monday, 9/28/20, 11:30am-12:00
Groups in Canvas
This webinar reviews the Groups function in Canvas. It will describe what the Groups functionality is used for and review how to set up student groups.
- Tuesday, 10/6/20, 1-1:30pm
Webinar series 2: Tools to build your course
Recording lectures with Kaltura
Learn how to launch Kaltura from Canvas, record a lecture, and share it with your Canvas class.
- Wednesday, 9/9/20, 11:20am-12:20pm
Intro to Zoom
Learn the basics of setting up your Zoom web conferences in Canvas and using the Zoom tool.
- Monday, 9/1/20, 12:45-1:45pm
- Friday, 9/4/20, 11:20am-12:20p
- Wednesday, 9/9/20-1pm-2pm
Interactive videos with Playposit
Playposit allows you to embed quiz questions into YouTube videos, or videos you’ve created with Kaltura. Playposit is integrated into Canvas, which means that you can create a Canvas assignment with Playposit and student submissions are sent directly to the Canvas gradebook. Learn how to create an interactive video with Playposit as an assignment in your Canvas site.
- Wednesday, 9/16/20, 10-11am
- Tuesday, 9/15/20, 12:45-1:45pm
Webinar series 3: Best practices for teaching online
Teaching in Zoom: Best practices
This webinar will share tips and tricks for engaging your students in Zoom sessions. It will not review how to use Zoom.
- Thursday, 9/17/20, 1-1:30pm
- Monday, 9/21/20, 11:30am-12pm
Communicating with students online: Best practices
This webinar will share tips and tricks for communicating with your students throughout a fully online semester.
- Thursday, 9/24/20, 1-1:30pm
- Wednesday, 9/30/20, 11:30am-12pm