WORKSHOP SESSIONS

Below are the descriptions of the sessions we currently offer.  Please use the calendar to find a session that fits your schedule.  If you do not find a session or time that works for you, request an individual consultation.

Workshop Title: Up and Running with Canvas (2 hours)
Workshop Description: Looking to get started with Canvas and need to learn the basics? This hands-on workshop is designed for you to create a Canvas course, to learn how to customize your home page, to add your syllabus and files, and to build a gradebook with assignments.  Walk away with a basic Canvas course and the skills needed to edit and maintain the course. Once you have the basics down, you will be up and running in Canvas and anxious to learn more!
Bring to workshop: Laptop computer along with any content you may want to add to your course

Workshop Title:  Take Your Canvas Course to the Next Level! (2 hours)
Workshop Description:  Ready for more than just the basics? This workshop is designed to help you learn about advanced Canvas topics. We’ll build on the basic Canvas features and explore tools for collaboration and assessment in greater detail. This workshop assumes that you already have a basic Canvas course with resources and that you are familiar with the topics covered in the Up and Running in Canvas course.
Bring to workshop: Laptop computer and an existing course.

Workshop Title:  The Canvas Gradebook (45 mins)
Workshop Description:  A new Canvas Gradebook arrived in January, 2020.  Come learn about its new interface and features.  Ask questions about your course grading scheme and explore some additional gradebook tools and settings.
Bring to workshop: Laptop computer if needed.

Workshop Title: Canvas Assignments – More than the Basics (45 mins)
Workshop Description:  Looking to move beyond the basic assignment?  Learn about the different types of assignments you can create in Canvas, how to collect, grade and manage assignments, and how to add rubrics and peer review.
Bring to workshop: Your assignment list and a laptop if you wish to edit your course

Workshop Title: Canvas Quizzes – More than the Basics (45 mins)
Workshop Description:  Looking to incorporate Canvas quizzes into your course?  Learn about the different types of questions you can use, various quiz options, how to create question banks, and how your students’ grade will appear in your gradebook. 
Bring to workshop: Laptop if you wish to edit your course

Workshop Title: Organize Your Canvas Course with Modules (45 mins)
Workshop Description:  Students want courses that are easy to navigate!  Using Canvas Modules can help you organize your course – files, pages, assignments – by units, weeks, or any structure that suits your organizational style to help students effortlessly find and use your course materials.
Bring to workshop: A plan for how you would like to structure your course and a laptop if you wish to edit your course

Workshop Title: Group and Collaborative Work in Canvas (45 mins)
Workshop Description:  Empower your students to work effectively in groups.  Learn how to create and assign groups, monitor and assess group work, create discussions, and collaborations.
Bring to workshop:  Laptop if you wish to edit your course