Learn the basics of creating and developing a course in Canvas. Participants will get an overview of Canvas' layout and navigation. In addition, participants will learn how to add materials to a course, use Discussions, create and grade Assignments, and create Announcements.
This workshop will serve as an introduction to, and a general overview of, the Canvas system. We will learn:
In this hands-on session, participants will learn about the Assignments in Canvas. Assignments in Canvas are an effective way to collect assignments electronically rather than in paper form. In this workshop, participants will learn about the Assignments in Canvas, including creating an assignment, grading submissions, and using Turnitin, the VCCS's plagiarism detection tool.
This course will look at how to set up Assignments within a course. We will learn:
Recent research in the field of online learning suggests that discussion responses that add value to a discussion fall into one or more of three categories: Social Presence, Cognitive Presence, or Teaching Presence.
In this workshop, we will look at how to set up and/or use the Discussions within a Canvas course. We will Learn:
Organized like a spreadsheet, the Grade Book summarizes all the assessments you create in your course. Certain assessments - for example, Quizzes, Discussions, and Assignments - are automatically added to your Grade Book after you have published them. In addition, assessments that you grade by hand and/or do not distribute directly through Canvas will need to be added as an Assignment.
This course will look at how to set up and use the Grade Book. We will learn:
In this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to explore the various assessment tools from creating assignments, deploying tests and quizzes, and building rubrics. Attend this workshop to find out what are the most efficient and effective uses of the Canvas assessment tools.
This course will look at how to create pools, surveys and/or tests. Create a Rubric and review how to add an assignment.
We will learn:
Zoom is an online collaboration tool that integrates seamlessly with Canvas, allowing faculty to conduct live class sessions with students online. During this workshop, participants will receive an overview of the features of Zoom and step-by-step assistance with creating and managing Zoom sessions within Canvas.
This course will be a training session on synchronous and asynchronous uses of Zoom within Canvas. We will learn:
Many faculty find that they teach the same course from semester to semester. Canvas allows for entire courses to be copied into new semesters with little effort. This workshop will explain the options available for copying an old course into a new one. The workshop will include: