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Programming and Workshops

Educational Technology

Through the academic year, a variety of in-person and online educational technology programming and workshops are available to educators looking to explore or integrate technologies into the teaching and learning experience. Subscribe to Educational Technology Announcements to receive timely emails with information about upcoming learning opportunities and educational technology tool updates.

In-Person Programming and Workshops

Monthly Canvas Roundtables

Canvas Roundtable offerings will be offered in the Academic Technology Center (ATC, Kirby Plaza 166) on a monthly basis starting Fall 2019.

November Roundtables

November Roundtable sessions will cover the following topics: 

  • How to prep your gradebook for final grades, such as
    • aligning gradebook with syllabus
    • exporting grades/files
    • setting up grading schemes
  • Discovering common options for setting up extra credit

Within each session, there will be time for hands-on activities and time for discussions. November in-person workshops will be held in the Academic Technology Center (ATC, Kirby Plaza 166):

    • Tuesday, November 5, 11:00 am - 12 pm
    • Monday, November 18, 3:30 - 4:30 pm 

December Roundtables

December Roundtables will cover sending grades to Peoplesoft.  Within each session, there will be time for hands-on activities and time for discussions. December in-person workshops will be held in the Academic Technology Center (ATC, Kirby Plaza 166):

  • Tuesday, December 3, 10:00 - 11:00 pm
  • Thursday, December 12, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Canvas workspace

Canvas Workspace will be offered in the Academic Technology Center (ATC, Kirby Plaza 166) on a weekly basis starting September 2019.   During workspace hours, educators can gather in the ATC to work on their courses, or troubleshoot a technical issue with other educators using the same tools.

  • In-person workshop held in the Academic Technology Center (ATC, Kirby Plaza 166).
  • Thursday mornings from 9:00 - 11:00 am 

Online Webinars

Build a Homepage with Design Tools
Learn how to use Design Tools to create a homepage for your Canvas course. This webinar will cover how to use various Design Tools templates to create a homepage that has a course banner, Teacher or TA information block, and a list of course modules.

  • Online webinar: 1-hour
  • November 7, 2019

Choose Accessible Learning Content (CALC) Webinar
As you are building or reviewing your online Canvas course for the current or upcoming semester, consider accessibility or Universal Design. Join ATSS and learn to foster an inclusive learning environment. Being intentional and choosing to make your course accessible minimizes barriers to learning, reduces the need for individual accommodations, and helps to ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to succeed. If you're anything like us, you want to get accessibility "right."

  • Online Webinar: 1-hour*
  • November 14, 2019

*No need to RSVP. Webinar recordings with captions will be made available after the presentations.

Design Challenge: Using Media in Course Development
This 60-minute webinar highlights two key aspects of using media to enhance teaching and learning: creating video content and integrating media in your course design. We will present strategies faculty can use to create focused video resources for their courses and share examples of how to integrate these videos in learning activities to ensure greater student engagement and deeper learning.

  • Online Webinar: 1-hour
  • December 10, 2019

Self-Paced Online Workshops

Canvas: Integrate Media with Kaltura
Video and audio is everywhere in our society today and can be a powerful tool for teaching and learning. But to use it effectively, it is important to create and manage media strategically and efficiently. This workshop explores the use of Kaltura, the cloud-based media management system available to all faculty and students to use in courses. Participants will create, edit, and publish video content with Kaltura through a Canvas course site.

  • Online workshop: 4-hours, self-paced
  • Available starting the second week of September, 2019

Discover Canvas Series (a set of three standalone workshops)
The Discover Canvas Series is a set of three standalone workshops that can be taken in any order. Learners new to Canvas may find it helpful to take the series in the following order:

1) Make Design & Navigation Decisions
2) Create Content & Assessments, and
3)Assess Student Progress.

  • Online, self-paced
  • Available anytime, anywhere