All workshops will be conducted in SZB 450AF unless otherwise noted. Workshop Descriptions are located below the schedule.
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|Introduction to iClicker in Canvas (1hr)||Tues., 8/22||10a – 11a||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Introduction to Canvas Quizzes (1hr)||Tues., 8/22||12p – 1p||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Rethinking Assignments in Canvas (1.5hrs)||Tues., 8/22||2p – 3:30p||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Deeper Dive into Course Design (1.5hrs)||Wed., 8/23||2p – 3:30p||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Introduction to Canvas (2hrs)||Thurs., 8/24||10a – 12p||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Assignments & Gradebook in Canvas (1hr)||Thurs., 8/24||2p – 3p||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Introduction to iClicker in Canvas (1hr)||Mon., 8/28||10a – 11a||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Canvas Crash Course (1hr)||Mon., 8/28||2p – 3p||SZB 450AF||Register|
|Canvas Crash Course (1hr)||Tues., 8/29||10a – 11a||SZB 450AF||Register|
Assignments & Gradebook in Canvas
This session will cover the workflow of assignment creation, student submission, instructor grading and student view of instructor’s feedback, and highlight ideas on effective online/digital assignments. We will present an overview of the Gradebook and discuss the advantages of using grading tools such as Rubrics and SpeedGrader. Please bring your laptop as these workshops will be task-based.
Canvas Crash Course
Get an early start on creating your Canvas course(s). In 50 minutes, we can teach you the basics, plus some helpful tips to save you time while setting up your course. Please bring your laptop as these workshops will be task-based.
Deeper Dive into Course Design in Canvas
This course design workshop will cover best practices in Canvas for organizing and presenting content to your students. Specifically, the relationships between your course’s Home Page, Pages, and Modules will be examined in detail. The goal of this workshop is to provide you with an understanding for how Canvas can enhance the teaching and learning experiences of instructor and students alike.
Introduction to Canvas
Canvas is more than an online file repository. It’s an intuitive learning management system built on relationships between online tools and features that will enhance the virtual component of any course. This workshop will introduce participants to some of the basic features and functionality of Canvas that will enable them to begin designing and building their course in Canvas with confidence.
Introduction to Canvas Quizzes
This workshop will be an introduction to online assessments in Canvas using Quizzes. We will cover how to create, manage, and grade assessments effectively using tools such as Outcomes, Rubrics, and SpeedGrader.
Introduction to iClicker in Canvas
This session will cover best practices for configuring and conducting iClicker polling sessions, synchronizing the Canvas and iClicker gradebooks, and exporting scores from iClicker to Canvas. Finally, we’ll talk about pedagogically-innovative and interactive exercises to expand student participation and understanding of course concepts. Clicker Resource Center, https://utexas.instructure.com/courses/1125742
Rethinking Assignments in Canvas
This workshop will cover how to use Modules and Assignments to create a pathway through course content. We will dig deeper into Differentiated Assignments, Peer Review, and Turnitin, a plagiarism detection tool. This will be a hands on session. Please bring a laptop.