Canvas Faculty Training
We have several avenues of Canvas training available to you! Some training avenues are provided by Instructure Canvas experts. Other trainings will be held internally, featuring some external experts as well. Please review all avenues below.
There will be 4 webinars held throughout 2023. These webinars will be hosted by Instructure Canvas experts. They are live webinars, and they will be recorded. Below is the schedule for the live webinars:
|Webinar # 1||April 4th @ 10 am||April 4th Recording||Notification Preferences, Dashboard, Calendar, and Inbox|
|Webinar # 2||August 1st @ 10 am||[Recording Placeholder]||[Document Placeholder]|
|Webinar # 3||August 14th – 18th (Specific date and time depends on faculty workshop schedule)||[Recording Placeholder]||[Document Placeholder]|
|Webinar # 4||First week of December||[Recording Placeholder]||[Document Placeholder]|
Canvas Open-Office Hours
Need help building your Canvas courses? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Distance Learning Coordinator, Haley Kinder, using this link: Schedule a Canvas One-on-One.
Canvas Training Services Portal
Within Canvas (In the Help navigation tab) lives the Training Services Portal. This portal offers you asynchronous training courses that you can enroll in and complete on your own time. Many of the trainings offer a badge at the completion of the content. To access the Training Services Portal, follow the steps outlined in this article: How to Access the Training Services Portal
This Canvas Community post further explains how to access the Training Services Portal and enrolling in courses.
Internal trainings will be held throughout the year. Some will be scheduled on an as-need basis and others will be held during faculty workshop weeks to help prepare you for upcoming semesters. Below is an ongoing list of internal trainings with their recordings if applicable:
|April 20th||Virtual||Content Creation||Kim McCroskey, UTC||Canvas Training: Content Creation|
|April 21st||Virtual||Assignments||Kim McCroskey, UTC||Canvas Training: Assignments|
|April 21st||Virtual||Quizzes||Kim McCroskey, UTC||Canvas Training: Quizzes|
|May 8th & 9th||In-Person/One-on-One||Ad Hoc||Haley Kinder||[Recording Placeholder]|
Internal Canvas Mini-Series
We want to keep Canvas at the forefront of everyone’s minds, so a virtual mini-series will be held between webinars and live trainings. These will be 20–30-minute virtual sessions that will cover an array of canvas topics. There may be some external Canvas experts included in some of the trainings. Below is a tentative schedule for the mini-series:
|June 7th @ 10 am||About the mini-series: Overview and topics||About the mini-series: Overview and topics|
|June 14th @ 10 am||Grading assignments with SpeedGrader||Grading assignments with SpeedGrader|
|June 21st @ 10 am||Overview of Classic Quizzes||Overview of Classic Quizzes|
|June 28th @ 10 am||Using the Gradebook||Using the Gradebook|
|July 5th @ 10 am||Accessibility Tools within Canvas||Accessibility Tools within Canvas|
|July 12th @ 10 am||Creating Student Groups||Creating Student Groups|
|July 19th @ 10 am||Using New Analytics to Communicate with Students||Using New Analytics to Communicate with Students|
|July 26th @ 10am||Prepping For Fall – Series wrap-up||Series wrap-up|
*Reach out to Haley Kinder, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions about Canvas training.