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Canvas Training

Summer 2017 Workshops


Get Started with Canvas, Build a Course in Canvas, Introduction to Canvas Assignments and Grade Book, Advanced Canvas Grade Book.
-See workshop descriptions below.

Registration will open the week of May 1, 2017.

Get Started with Canvas

In this workshop participants will learn how to access and publish a Canvas course, configure personal settings and notifications, how to navigate in Canvas, how to see your course through the eyes of a student, how to customize your course menu and how to add a TA to your course.

Build A Course in Canvas

In this workshop you will learn how to design your Canvas course around your content structure, what file formats work best in Canvas, how to take mobile devices considerations into your design, how to organize your files and folders, how to use Pages and Modules to present your content, add an image to a page, and how to utilize the built in Syllabus tool.

Introduction To The Canvas Grade Book

In this workshop you will learn the relationship between Canvas assignments and the grade book, how to create a column in the grade book, what options are available when you create an Assignment, how to perform calculations and how to enter grades.

Take Your Grade Book to the Next Level

In this workshop you will learn how to give extra credit, how to weight your grades, how to give an assignment to a certain group of students, how to drop a lowest score, and how to create a grading scheme for your course.

Customized Training

We're glad to offer specialized Canvas training for groups of 8 or more people. You can contact us at:

Instructor Self-Paced Orientation Course in Canvas

Instructors can work online at their own pace to learn Canvas basics.

Technology in the Classroom - "Use the Force with your Course" video

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