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Distance Education Workshops

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You can locate copies of PDFs mentioned in workshops and access other resources in our new A La Carte Canvas course.

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  • The Zoom Room link will be given near the bottom the Confirmation email (immediate) and the Reminder email (24-hours in advance).
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  • Workshops subject to cancellation if no sign-ups within 24-hours of start time.
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (PDT) Available Slot
08/03/2021 (Tue.) Zoom  2:00pm - 3:00pm  

VoiceThread for Visual Arts (10)

Visual arts courses thrive when students can share their work & give critiques to others. This workshop explores assignments that allow students to upload their work to an existing VoiceThread for critique or to create their own portfolio of work.

08/04/2021 (Wed.) Zoom  11:00am - 12:00pm  

Canvas Studio First Look (10)

Learn about Studio, Canvas's new video creation and management tool. Studio allows you to record video and screencasts, manage your instructional videos, track student-views, and add interactive elements to your videos to keep students engaged.

7 of 10 slots filled
Lori Lewis
Liko Puha
Candy Owens
Inge Stockburger
Diane Donnelly
Jim Cason
Tracy Johnson
08/05/2021 (Thu.) Zoom  10:00am - 11:00am  

New Quizzes - A First Look (10)

This workshop will review the enhanced capabilities and question types available via Canvas's New Quizzes tool. We'll brainstorm ideas for classroom application and spend some hands-on time playing with the tool.

4 of 10 slots filled
Marti Estrin
Dolph Rehkop
Adrian Antoo
Diane Donnelly
08/10/2021 (Tue.) Zoom  10:00am - 11:00am  

Canvas Basics for the Remote Classroom, Part 1 (10)

In this 60-minute Canvas introduction, we will explore creating a basic Canvas environment: Notification, Preferences, the Inbox, add a Module, add a Page, add Files, use Student View.

5 of 10 slots filled
Genevieve Bertone
Lori Lewis
Zack Miranda
Lily Hunnemeder-Bergfelt
Carolyn Butler
1:00pm - 2:00pm  

Canvas Basics for the Remote Classroom, Part 2 (10)

In this 60-minute Canvas session, we continue to explore creating a basic Canvas environment: Assignments, Quizzes, Speedgrader, and Gradebook.

2 of 10 slots filled
Lori Lewis
Carolyn Butler
4:00pm - 5:00pm  

Beginning of Semester Checklist (10)

In this session you will import content from a previous Canvas Course, Update your Syllabus page for a new semester.

1 of 10 slots filled
Lori Lewis
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