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IST Spring 2018 Training Sessions:

If you need to cancel or have any questions related to trainings, please email Mark Wiest at mtw56@georgetown.edu. We hope you will be able to join us.  

 

Canvas 101

Learn the basic to intermediate tools in Canvas.  Get an overview of how to find and set up your course, as well as the basic tools for running your Canvas course site.  

When:

  • January 11, 11am-12:30pm via Zoom Conferencing (Online)
  • January 12, 2-3:30pm in the CLC Computer Lab, Williams Library

Sign up for a Canvas 101 Session

Computers will be provided for sessions held in the CLC Computer Lab located in Williams Library.  Feel free to bring a mobile device if you are interested in using the Canvas Mobile App.

 

"Open Lab" Walk in AND Classroom Technology Orientation Appointments

IST would like to invite you to attend one of our four Canvas "Open Lab" walk in sessions in the lead up to the semester. This is a great opportunity to put the finishing touches on your online course site, or to set it up. 

When and Where:

  • January 9, 10am-12pm, CLC Computer Lab in the Williams Library
  • January 10, 1:30-3:30pm, CLC Computer Lab in the Williams Library
  • January 12, 10am-12pm, CLC Computer Lab in the Williams Library

Sign up for a Walk in Session

Sign ups are not mandatory, but are encouraged as it will help us make sure we have enough staff to assist you. IST and Faculty Support will be on hand to assist you with Canvas questions and issues you might have. 

 

Advanced Canvas Features Overview

This training session will survey the more advanced tools and features of Canvas, including Quizzes, Gradebook and the Speedgrader and advanced Assignment settings. 

Recommended Pre-Requisities:

It is recommended that attendees have either attended a Canvas 101 session, or are generally familiar with the basic Canvas interface and tools.  

When:

  • Please check back for future training opportunities

Where:

Sessions will be held in the CLC Computer Lab in Williams Library. Computers will be provided. Feel free to bring a mobile device if you are interested in using the Canvas Mobile App.


Building Your Canvas Homepage

At this workshop style training, attendees will learn tips, tricks and best practices for building an aesthetically pleasing and effective Homepage for their Canvas course site using the Pages feature.  Attendees will have the chance to build their own Page during the session. For all sessions not in the CLC lab, please plan to bring your own device.

When and Where: 

  • Please check back for future training opportunities

 


Simple Techniques for Creating Video in Canvas

This workshop style session will introduce Canvas users to the built in Canvas tools that allow users to create video within their course. Create your course welcome video, or a "Just-in-Time" video announcement, or presentation without leaving Canvas. 

**Attendees will need to bring their own device to this session.**

When and Where:

  • Please check back for future training opportunities


Techniques for Using Video in Canvas

This training session will focus on the tools available to faculty and staff for recording video and also web conferencing with an emphasis on how they are posted and utilized within a Canvas course.  

Recommended Prerequisites: 

It is recommended that attendees already have a basic understanding of the Canvas interface and/or should have attended a Canvas 101/Beginners training. 

Technologies to be discussed include Echo360, Zoom and VoiceThread among others.

When and Where:

  • Please check back for future training opportunities

Watch the recording from the Feb. 8, 2017 session

 

Engaging Your Audience with Canvas

Attendees of this training will learn techniques for engaging their students via the collaborative tools in Canvas.  Users will gain insight on how Discussions, Conversations, Peer Review and other Canvas tools can engage students, increase communication and create an overall positive course experience. Using these tools can also help faculty gauge course participation and overall comprehension. 

Recommended Prerequisites: 

It is recommended that attendees already have a basic understanding of the Canvas interface and/or should have attended a Canvas 101/Beginners training. 

When and Where:

Watch the recording from the April 22, 2016 session


 






 


 

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