Upcoming Events

01
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Publishing Open Textbooks with Pressbooks

Workshop/Training

Pressbooks is an open e-book authoring and publishing platform available to USU teachers and students. It integrates with Canvas and allows teachers and students to discover, use, and adapt existing open educational content or author and publish new content. Learn how to use and create Pressbooks content for your course.

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Online/Virtual |
02
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Use Video Effectively in Teaching

Workshop/Training

This workshop will help you enhance your teaching with video.

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
02
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Digital Badging Using Canvas Credentials (previously Badgr)

Workshop/Training

Digital badges are sometimes called microcredentials. They can be awarded to students for various accomplishments and then shared by students on social media and elsewhere as an indicator of their accomplishment or competence. Canvas has an integrated digital badging tool called Canvas Credentials (previously called Badgr). This workshop addresses how to create, award, and track digital badges.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
07
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Designing Assessment for Learning

Workshop/Training

This workshop will help you create or re-design assessment to align with your overall course goals.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
07
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Teaching Online Classes

Workshop/Training

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.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
08
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Managing and Editing Lecture Recordings

Workshop/Training

With all the recordings you have probably been creating lately, your MyMedia account may be in need of some attention. This workshop will take you through the first steps to becoming a media master: learn how to tag and add descriptions to your recordings to make them more easily searchable, discover the power of playlists, and become familiar with the basic editing tools that are available through MyMedia.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
08
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Creating Inclusive, Accessible Courses

Workshop/Training

Your Canvas course already has great content, but have you considered how usable and accessible that content is?

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
09
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Running Secure Exams in Canvas with Proctorio

Workshop/Training

This workshop addresses how to create exams in Canvas, plus tools and methods for protecting quiz content and ensuring academic integrity when in-person proctoring isn't an option. (Includes discussion of Proctorio, question banks, time limits, question design, and more.)

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
10
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Publishing Open Textbooks with Pressbooks

Workshop/Training

Pressbooks is an open e-book authoring and publishing platform available to USU teachers and students. It integrates with Canvas and allows teachers and students to discover, use, and adapt existing open educational content or author and publish new content. Learn how to use and create Pressbooks content for your course.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
13
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Digital Badging Using Canvas Credentials (previously Badgr)

Workshop/Training

Digital badges are sometimes called microcredentials. They can be awarded to students for various accomplishments and then shared by students on social media and elsewhere as an indicator of their accomplishment or competence. Canvas has an integrated digital badging tool called Canvas Credentials (previously called Badgr). This workshop addresses how to create, award, and track digital badges.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
15
Feb

CIDI Workshop - New Quizzes in Canvas

Workshop/Training

Learn how to leverage New Quizzes in Canvas to create a more dynamic assessment experience. This workshop will include New Quizzes creation, question types, settings, moderating, and editing. Changes to the workshop curriculum can be made based on instructor experience.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
16
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Exam Security in Canvas Without Proctorio

Workshop/Training

If you want to run a secure exam without using Proctorio, your options are to use a testing center or design your exam in a way that removes the benefits of trying to cheat. This can take some extra work and creativity, but often results in better exams overall. We'll discuss question design, timing, question banks, and the way the USU testing center network works.

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
16
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Teaching Classes in Zoom

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.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
17
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Managing and Editing Lecture Recordings

Workshop/Training

With all the recordings you have probably been creating lately, your MyMedia account may be in need of some attention. This workshop will take you through the first steps to becoming a media master: learn how to tag and add descriptions to your recordings to make them more easily searchable, discover the power of playlists, and become familiar with the basic editing tools that are available through MyMedia.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
21
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Editing 2+ Courses in one Place with Canvas Blueprints

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 workshop shows how to use and effectively manage blueprint courses.

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
23
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Designing a Flipped Classroom

Workshop/Training

Utilize Canvas and its features to create more time in class for demonstration or discussion.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online/Virtual |
24
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Getting Started With Canvas

Workshop/Training

This workshop covers signing in, creating assignments and setting up the gradebook, using modules, pages, and files, and updating profile and notification settings. Topics are subject to change based on the experience of attendees and what is needed.

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Online/Virtual |
27
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Advanced Zoom

Workshop/Training

Learn about advanced Zoom options, such as breakout rooms, polls, and using multiple monitors.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
28
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Creating Interactive Activities for OER Texts (Pressbooks)

Workshop/Training

Pressbooks is an open e-book authoring and publishing platform available to USU teachers and students. It allows teachers and students to find, reuse, author, and publish open content. Additionally, it incorporates tools for creating interactive activities to accompany the text using the open H5P assessment platform. Learn how to create or adopt an open textbook and make it interactive.

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
28
Feb

CIDI Workshop - Shortcuts and Tools to Take Your Canvas Course to the Next Level

Workshop/Training

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 just the beginning of what's to come with this workshop.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online/Virtual |
01
Mar

CIDI Workshop - 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.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
15
Mar

CIDI Workshop - New Quizzes in Canvas

Workshop/Training

Learn how to leverage New Quizzes in Canvas to create a more dynamic assessment experience. This workshop will include New Quizzes creation, question types, settings, moderating, and editing. Changes to the workshop curriculum can be made based on instructor experience.

8:30 am - 9:30 am | Online/Virtual |
16
Mar

CIDI Workshop - Shortcuts and Tools to Take Your Canvas Course to the Next Level

Workshop/Training

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 just the beginning of what's to come with this workshop.

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
17
Mar

CIDI Workshop - Making Your Online Class More Interactive and Humanized

Workshop/Training

Help your online students get to know and interact with you better. Connect your students to each other through thoughtfully designed discussion boards, peer reviews, and group projects. Use techniques to speed up your feedback process when grading.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
21
Mar

CIDI Workshop - 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.

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
22
Mar

CIDI Workshop - Teaching Online Classes

Workshop/Training

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.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
23
Mar

CIDI Workshop - Making Your Online Class More Interactive and Humanized

Workshop/Training

Help your online students get to know and interact with you better. Connect your students to each other through thoughtfully designed discussion boards, peer reviews, and group projects. Use techniques to speed up your feedback process when grading.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
27
Mar

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.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
28
Mar

CIDI Workshop - Creating Interactive Activities for OER Texts (Pressbooks)

Workshop/Training

Pressbooks is an open e-book authoring and publishing platform available to USU teachers and students. It allows teachers and students to find, reuse, author, and publish open content. Additionally, it incorporates tools for creating interactive activities to accompany the text using the open H5P assessment platform. Learn how to create or adopt an open textbook and make it interactive.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
30
Mar

CIDI Workshop - Creating Your Own Course Templates

Workshop/Training

This workshop shows how the Design Tools in Canvas can be made to create a customized template that can be quickly implemented.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
30
Mar

CIDI Workshop - Teaching Classes in Zoom

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.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online/Virtual |
03
Apr

CIDI Workshop - 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.

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Online/Virtual |
03
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Getting Started With Canvas

Workshop/Training

This workshop covers signing in, creating assignments and setting up the gradebook, using modules, pages, and files, and updating profile and notification settings. Topics are subject to change based on the experience of attendees and what is needed.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
04
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Grading in Canvas

Workshop/Training

Grading is the most important thing to get right in Canvas. To help, this workshop covers: * The basic logic of Canvas grading, with assignments and assignment groups. * Using the SpeedGrader and rubrics * Assignment rules and assignment weighting * Showing and hiding grades * Late work policies * Extra credit scenarios * Pushing grades to Banner * Grades from third-party tools and content (Time permitting) * Outcomes (Time permitting)

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
04
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Teaching Hybrid Classes

Workshop/Training

A hybrid class replaces some synchronous teaching time with asynchronous learning. It involves both the development of quality online content and interactions and the effective use of live class time. This workshop addresses tips for success in both the online and live components of a hybrid class.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
05
Apr

CIDI Workshop - 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.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
07
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Getting Started With Canvas

Workshop/Training

This workshop covers signing in, creating assignments and setting up the gradebook, using modules, pages, and files, and updating profile and notification settings. Topics are subject to change based on the experience of attendees and what is needed.

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Online/Virtual |
12
Apr

CIDI Workshop - 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.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
13
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Create Custom Message Campaigns with Delphinium

Workshop/Training

Delphinium adds a graphical presentation to your Canvas content and adds some game elements to help increase student engagement. It also provides a feature to message students using a form letter approach so you can quickly email students who meet certain criteria and include their name and number of points they have earned to date. This workshop addresses this custom messaging function.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
18
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Creating Your Own Course Templates

Workshop/Training

This workshop shows how the Design Tools in Canvas can be made to create a customized template that can be quickly implemented.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
18
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Grading in Canvas

Workshop/Training

Grading is the most important thing to get right in Canvas. To help, this workshop covers: * The basic logic of Canvas grading, with assignments and assignment groups. * Using the SpeedGrader and rubrics * Assignment rules and assignment weighting * Showing and hiding grades * Late work policies * Extra credit scenarios * Pushing grades to Banner * Grades from third-party tools and content (Time permitting) * Outcomes (Time permitting)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online/Virtual |
19
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Editing 2+ Courses in one Place with Canvas Blueprints

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 workshop shows how to use and effectively manage blueprint courses.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
19
Apr

CIDI Workshop - 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.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
21
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Creating Inclusive, Accessible Courses

Workshop/Training

Your Canvas course already has great content, but have you considered how usable and accessible that content is?

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Online/Virtual |
21
Apr

CIDI Workshop - 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.

10:30 am - 11:30 am | Online/Virtual |
25
Apr

CIDI Workshop - Gamify Your Course with Delphinium

Workshop/Training

Delphinium adds a graphical presentation to your Canvas content and adds some game elements to help increase student engagement. Learn how to set it up for your course in this introductory workshop.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online/Virtual |
28
Apr

CIDI Workshop - 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.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
02
May

CIDI Workshop - Grading in Canvas

Workshop/Training

Grading is the most important thing to get right in Canvas. To help, this workshop covers: * The basic logic of Canvas grading, with assignments and assignment groups. * Using the SpeedGrader and rubrics * Assignment rules and assignment weighting * Showing and hiding grades * Late work policies * Extra credit scenarios * Pushing grades to Banner * Grades from third-party tools and content (Time permitting) * Outcomes (Time permitting)

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |
14
Aug

CIDI Workshop - 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.

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Online/Virtual |
21
Aug

CIDI Workshop - Editing 2+ Courses in one Place with Canvas Blueprints

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 workshop shows how to use and effectively manage blueprint courses.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Online/Virtual |
22
Aug

CIDI Workshop - Gamify Your Course with Delphinium

Workshop/Training

Delphinium adds a graphical presentation to your Canvas content and adds some game elements to help increase student engagement. Learn how to set it up for your course in this introductory workshop.

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Online/Virtual |