Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – July 13 2017

Series: Canvas Training

Event Date & Time

  • July 13, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Get an early start on creating your Fall courses. In 90 minutes, you will learn the basics, plus some helpful tips to save you time while setting up your course in Canvas. Topics in this session will include general navigation of the Canvas interface, notifications and communication, content creation and organization, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions, papers). The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to Q&A and a skills practice Open Lab session for you to start building your Canvas courses. This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users.

This is a registrable event. Please bring your own lunch and computer! Open to Faculty and Staff.

The following list of course objectives should help you identify whether this is an appropriate course for your level of expertise in using the Canvas environment:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
LO1: Navigate the dashboard, global navigation, and sidebar
LO2: Adjust the course layout and design
LO3: Identify ways to communicate and interact with students
LO4: Identify ways to create and manage course content
LO5: Describe groups types and activities to help facilitate successful group projects.
LO6: Manage grades in the Gradebook