December 2017 Ed Tech Update

Illustration: Ed Tech Update
December 1, 2017

On campus drop-in sessions and Canvas workshops are offered as well as on-going teaching and learning events.

Educational Technology Drop-In Session Schedule

The regular ITSS educational technology drop-in session schedule runs through Thursday, December 7, 2017. Expanded drop-in sessions are available for individual assistance with Canvas post-migration steps, final grade prep and preparing your course(s) for teaching in the spring. A representative from the Registrar's office will also be attending these sessions to assist with submitting final grades. Visit ITSS educational technology sessions for dates and times. All regular and expanded sessions are in Kirby Plaza 175. No registration is required.

Can't make a drop-in session? Make an appointment with an educational technologist by emailing

Canvas News

Canvas Events at UMD

OIT's Academic Technology Support Services (ATSS) and UMD's ITSS Educational Technologists will be offering in-person Canvas sessions and workshops on the Duluth campus December 7 and 8. Faculty and instructional staff can choose to register and attend informational sessions about Canvas Basics and/or engage in hands-on Teaching with Canvas workshops.

We will also be offering expanded drop-in sessions throughout both days for additional assistance with Canvas and other educational technologies.

Registration is required for the formal Canvas Basics sessions. Registration for the Teaching with Canvas workshops has closed.

Get all the details and a link to the Canvas Basics registration form on the Canvas Events @ UMD Google Doc.

Get More Canvas News

Read the November 2018 Canvas Newsletter for more notable news, feature highlights, and help resources. You will also find a link to subscribe to receive the monthly newsletter directly in your email in box.

On-going Teaching and Learning Events

UMN Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) is offering a 4-week (January 29 through February 26) online seminar for Developing Effective Online Learning Spaces. This seminar is offered via Canvas with weekly webinar sessions followed up online activities.

UMD's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers a variety of events designed to promote professional development and support for all who teach on our campus. Check out CETL's Calendar to find opportunities to explore a variety of teaching and learning topics.