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IST Fall 2017 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:

  • August 22, 10-11:30am
  • August 25, 1-2:30pm
  • September 27, 1-2:30pm
  • October 20, 10-11:30am
  • November 14, 2-3:30pm
  • December 11, 10-11:30am

Sign up for a Canvas 101 Session

Where:

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

 

Faculty Canvas Panel

This catered event is a showcase of how current Law Center faculty are utilizing Canvas to enrich the online portion of their courses. The session will also include a Q & A with the faculty panelists. Please RSVP so that IST can plan for catering.

When and Where:

  • October 27th, from 12pm - 1pm in McDonough, Room 200

Sign up for the Faculty Canvas Panel session

 

"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 Fall Semester. This is a great opportunity to put the finishing touches on your online course site, or to set it up. It is recommended that attendees bring their own devices to work on, but IST will have loaner laptops on hand if needed.

This semester we will also have A/V technicians on hand for Classroom Technology Orientations.  If you are interested in getting familiarized with room technology, including computers, screens room controls and recording, this is a great opportunity. 

When and Where:

  • Check back for upcoming Open Lab announcements. Open Labs are generally held during the lead up to each semester.

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:

  • October 11, 10-11:30am

Sign up for an Advanced Canvas Tools Session

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: 

  • November 17, 1-2pm in the CLC Computer Lab (Williams Library)

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:

  • August 28, 1-2pm in McDonough 141

Sign up for the "Creating Video" Session 



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:

  • October 25, 1-2:30pm in McDonough 110
Sign up for the "Techniques" Session

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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