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Shortcuts and Tools to Take Your Canvas Course to the Next Level

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You've learned how to use Design Tools, now get to know the amazing tools you didn't know existed! Did you know you could add an alert box to your front page with one click? That's the just the beginning of what's to come with this workshop.

10/20 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Building Interactive Learning Activities with Atomic Assessments

Workshop/Training

Atomic Assessments provide 65 question types with multiple delivery and feedback options. They can be embedded nearly anywhere in Canvas, for practice or for points. Options abound for math and science. See how to create the interactive lessons you've longed to provide your students.

10/21 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

How Online Teaching Can Make You Better Face-to-Face

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Although you may be teaching online only temporarily, your efforts can produce a course design and course materials that will allow you to enter every face-to-face teaching semester more prepared and ready to maximize use of class time. This workshop will provide tips for thinking ahead to that transition.

10/22 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Importing and Updating Your Course For the New Semester

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This workshop addresses how to copy content from one semester's course to another, update due dates and settings, check for problems, and make additional enhancements.

10/28 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Managing Multiple Sections with Blueprint Courses

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If you teach several sections of the same course that meet at different times, you can save yourself time developing Canvas content using a blueprint course. Blueprint courses are associated with multiple sections. You add content to the blueprint course then changes are synced to the other sections, thus eliminating the need to update content in various places. This workshop will walk you through the details.

11/01 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am | Online/Virtual | More Info

Online Teaching Tips

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Learn how to set up an online course in Canvas using a Canvas template. This workshop addresses the process of beginning with a course map, importing a Canvas template, and then developing and organizing course materials into modules.

11/02 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Hybrid Face-to-face Teaching Tips

Workshop/Training

Hybrid face-to-face courses meet synchronously at scheduled class times. Some students meet in person in the classroom while other students participate remotely via Zoom.
1. Support learner choice/need of attending either in-person or remotely
2.Provide equivalent learning experiences for all students,
3. Prepare an instructional plan, and 4. leverage features of Zoom to help engage students who attend remotely.
4. Leverage features of Zoom to help engage students who attend remotely.

11/05 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

CIDI Workshop - Improve the Canvas Student Experience

Workshop/Training

Learn quick and easy practical tips to make sure your content more usable and easy to learn for the students in your course. In this workshop we will go over how to:
· Get rid of extra content in your course and simplify your course navigation.
· Get rid of broken links and make sure your content is published.
· Embed and caption your videos to make them more usable for everyone.
· Provide content in user-friendly formats that work well on mobile devices.

11/10 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Blueprint Courses

Workshop/Training

Canvas allows a teacher to create a "blueprint" course, where updates can be made just once and then synced to several associated courses. This can greatly ease the management of multiple versions of the same class. This workshops shows how to use and effectively manage blueprint courses.

11/12 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

How to Quickly Create a Beautiful Canvas Course

Workshop/Training

Design Tools for Canvas allows you to rapidly stylize and build out your Canvas course, allowing you to focus more time on planning engaging content and learning activities in your course.

11/12 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Managing Multiple Sections with Blueprint Courses

Workshop/Training

If you teach several sections of the same course that meet at different times, you can save yourself time developing Canvas content using a blueprint course. Blueprint courses are associated with multiple sections. You add content to the blueprint course then changes are synced to the other sections, thus eliminating the need to update content in various places. This workshop will walk you through the details.

11/15 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Preparing for Final Grading

Workshop/Training

This workshop will cover the changes to the grade passback from Canvas to Banner. You will also learn how to ensure grades are calculating correctly and learn how to make manual overrides, if necessary.

11/16 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual | More Info

Getting Started in Canvas

Workshop/Training

This workshop covers: Signing In, Profile Settings, Notification Settings, Canvas Inbox, Creating Pages, Assignments and Announcements, Adding Calendar Items, and Adding Student Groups.
Topics are subject to change based on experience of attendees and what is needed.

11/16 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

CIDI Workshop - Creating Inclusive, Accessible Documents

Workshop/Training

Creating accessible content is more important than ever before and there are easy things that you can do as you create your content to make sure they are inclusive for all students in your classroom, including students with disabilities. In this workshop we will go over:
- Accessibility basics and helpful tools in Canvas.
- Creating accessible Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents.
- Resources available to help do some accessibility work for you.

11/17 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Importing and Updating Your Course For the New Semester

Workshop/Training

This workshop addresses how to copy content from one semester's course to another, update due dates and settings, check for problems, and make additional enhancements.

11/29 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Preparing for Final Grading

Workshop/Training

This workshop will cover the changes to the grade passback from Canvas to Banner. You will also learn how to ensure grades are calculating correctly and learn how to make manual overrides, if necessary.

12/02 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Getting Started in Canvas

Workshop/Training

This workshop covers: Signing In, Profile Settings, Notification Settings, Canvas Inbox, Creating Pages, Assignments and Announcements, Adding Calendar Items, and Adding Student Groups.
Topics are subject to change based on experience of attendees and what is needed.

12/03 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

How to Quickly Create a Beautiful Canvas Course

Workshop/Training

Design Tools for Canvas allows you to rapidly stylize and build out your Canvas course, allowing you to focus more time on planning engaging content and learning activities in your course.

12/06 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Modify the Canvas Visual Template

Workshop/Training

How to import, use and customize the provided course visual template in Canvas.

12/07 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Web Broadcast Teaching Tips

Workshop/Training

Learn how to plan, begin, and successfully teach a class over Zoom. This workshop focuses less on Zoom functionality and more on teaching strategies for keeping students engaged and minimizing distractions when teaching in real-time, remotely.

12/10 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info



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