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    Collaborate
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/15/2020
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Collaborate is Blackboard’s virtual learning environment for courses, office hours, or conference calls. With a variety of audio and video communication tools, faculty and learners easily can join a session from almost any device with a wireless connection. Faculty may even use Collaborate to host a guest speaker and other invitees without Jefferson credentials. The browser-based tool fully integrates with Canvas and enables faculty and learners to share content, demo an application or collaborate in real-time. Faculty can also establish virtual breakout rooms for learners to engage in small groups.

    At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Schedule and launch a Collaborate session
    • Activate the Collaborate integration in Canvas
    • Use audio and video-conference tools to communicate in real-time with learners
    • Use the Collaborate tools to create an interactive classroom experience for distance and hybrid courses


    Collaborate
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/15/2020
    Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Collaborate is Blackboard’s virtual learning environment for courses, office hours, or conference calls. With a variety of audio and video communication tools, faculty and learners easily can join a session from almost any device with a wireless connection. Faculty may even use Collaborate to host a guest speaker and other invitees without Jefferson credentials. The browser-based tool fully integrates with Canvas and enables faculty and learners to share content, demo an application or collaborate in real-time. Faculty can also establish virtual breakout rooms for learners to engage in small groups.

    At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Schedule and launch a Collaborate session
    • Activate the Collaborate integration in Canvas
    • Use audio and video-conference tools to communicate in real-time with learners
    • Use the Collaborate tools to create an interactive classroom experience for distance and hybrid courses


    Nearpod Audience Response System
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/21/2020
    Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Nearpod is an audience response system that allows instructors to share content and assessments in real time with learners using the learners' personal and mobile devices. Push quizzes, polls, videos, web links, slide shows, and homework to participants easily in an appealing, multi-media platform that keeps learners engaged and active.

    At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Describe the use of Nearpod as one of many active learning strategies
    • Activate the Nearpod integration in Canvas
    • Create a Nearpod presentation
    • Add activity slides such as Quizzes/Polls
    • Deploy a Nearpod for synchronous (live) or asynchronous (homework) sessions


    Managing Change: Where Do I Start? *HOSTED BY CANVAS*
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/22/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    CANVAS WEBINAR SERIES WITH SAM CHRIST, CANVAS LEARNING CONSULTANT

    Canvas is one of many changes happening across your institution and across all of education. Feeling overwhelmed or unsure where to begin with all of the changes? You are not alone. This session is meant to help you evaluate where you are amidst all the change, set goals for how to begin working through these challenges, and think about how to accomplish those goals. It will be reflection and discussion-driven so bring your thinking caps!

    This workshop will be VIRTUAL - Register to receive link. The Academic Commons will share the session link 24-36 hours in advance of the workshop.

    Please register in advance so that you have the appropriate Canvas permissions to participate. Be sure you join the meeting with an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox for the best experience.

    Managing Change: How Can Canvas Help? *HOSTED BY CANVAS*
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/22/2020
    Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    CANVAS WEBINAR SERIES WITH SAM CHRIST, CANVAS LEARNING CONSULTANT

    The classroom as we know it is changing and for many, the abrupt shift to online delivery has really upended courses and teaching strategies that took years to build. This session focuses on ways Canvas can help faculty adapt current course materials and classroom activities into the online environment in a way that will also benefit their face to face delivery (when the world returns to normal).

    This workshop will be VIRTUAL - Register to receive link. The Academic Commons will share the session link 24-36 hours in advance of the workshop.

    Please register in advance so that you have the appropriate Canvas permissions to participate. Be sure you join the meeting with an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox for the best experience.

    Managing Change: Where Do I Start? *HOSTED BY CANVAS*
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/22/2020
    Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    CANVAS WEBINAR SERIES WITH SAM CHRIST, CANVAS LEARNING CONSULTANT

    Canvas is one of many changes happening across your institution and across all of education. Feeling overwhelmed or unsure where to begin with all of the changes? You are not alone. This session is meant to help you evaluate where you are amidst all the change, set goals for how to begin working through these challenges, and think about how to accomplish those goals. It will be reflection and discussion-driven so bring your thinking caps!

    This workshop will be VIRTUAL - Register to receive link. The Academic Commons will share the session link 24-36 hours in advance of the workshop.

    Please register in advance so that you have the appropriate Canvas permissions to participate. Be sure you join the meeting with an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox for the best experience.

    Managing Change: How Can Canvas Help? *HOSTED BY CANVAS*
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/22/2020
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    CANVAS WEBINAR SERIES WITH SAM CHRIST, CANVAS LEARNING CONSULTANT

    The classroom as we know it is changing and for many, the abrupt shift to online delivery has really upended courses and teaching strategies that took years to build. This session focuses on ways Canvas can help faculty adapt current course materials and classroom activities into the online environment in a way that will also benefit their face to face delivery (when the world returns to normal).

    This workshop will be VIRTUAL - Register to receive link. The Academic Commons will share the session link 24-36 hours in advance of the workshop.

    Please register in advance so that you have the appropriate Canvas permissions to participate. Be sure you join the meeting with an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox for the best experience.

    VoiceThread: Engaging Students and Facilitating Interaction
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/23/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    VoiceThread is a multimedia conversation tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.

    At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Describe the use of VoiceThread as one of many active learning strategies
    • Activate the VoiceThread integration in Canvas Share a VoiceThread
    • Create a VoiceThread assignment
    • Describe the use of VoiceThread as a strategy to increase student engagement and interaction, present content and assess learning




    VoiceThread: Engaging Students and Facilitating Interaction
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 7/23/2020
    Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    VoiceThread is a multimedia conversation tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.

    At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Describe the use of VoiceThread as one of many active learning strategies
    • Activate the VoiceThread integration in Canvas Share a VoiceThread
    • Create a VoiceThread assignment
    • Describe the use of VoiceThread as a strategy to increase student engagement and interaction, present content and assess learning




    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus (Recommended Order: 1 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 7/30/2020
    Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    This workshop focuses on the first course components your students will see in a Canvas course: the home page, course overview, syllabus, and instructor information. While editing these course areas and uploading an up-to-date syllabus, you will also be introduced to the Rich Content Editor, which is used across Canvas to format content and link to course documents and images.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Update basic course details, instructor information, and post the syllabus
    • Learn to effectively use the features of the Rich Content Editor

    Participants should bring an updated syllabus for their course and a headshot or other photo to use on their About Your Instructor page.


    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Managing Content in Canvas (Recommended Order: 2 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 7/30/2020
    Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Managing Content in Canvas*
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    *This session will replace Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas.

    This workshop focuses on importing course content into Canvas with specific attention to the course storage limit. Working with a specific course, you will be led through the bulk upload process and the procedure for adding files to a page or associating a file with a module. Participants also will learn about two integrated tools for streaming media files.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Practice uploading multiple course files to the Canvas Files area
    • Learn how to associated an uploaded file with a Canvas Page or Canvas Module.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules (Recommended Order: 3 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 7/30/2020
    Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    This workshop focuses on Modules, the basic organizing mechanism for all Canvas content. Based on how you structure your course (e.g. by week, topic, unit, etc.), you will practice setting up Modules to present and sequence your content for students.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Use Modules to contextualize and organize course content for easy access by student
    • Learn about adaptive release features such as prerequisites and requirements to further customize students’ trajectory through the course

    Participants should be able to access course materials (files, links, readings, etc.) either from a Blackboard export or from their computer or cloud storage.


    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments (Recommended Order: 4 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 7/30/2020
    Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    This workshop focuses on Modules, the basic organizing mechanism for all Canvas This workshop (based on the Grading with Canvas workshop previously offered by the Academic Commons) focuses on the tools available to collect student work and assess student learning, including Assignments, Quizzes, and Rubrics. In addition to practice creating these components, you will explore the Gradebook and Canvas’ grading interface, SpeedGrader.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Practice creating an Assignment, Quiz, and Rubric
    • Explore the Gradebook and SpeedGrader

    Participants should bring a copy of an assignment they use in their course (including its rubric, if applicable.


    Collaborate
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 8/5/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Collaborate is Blackboard’s virtual learning environment for courses, office hours, or conference calls. With a variety of audio and video communication tools, faculty and learners easily can join a session from almost any device with a wireless connection. Faculty may even use Collaborate to host a guest speaker and other invitees without Jefferson credentials. The browser-based tool fully integrates with Canvas and enables faculty and learners to share content, demo an application or collaborate in real-time. Faculty can also establish virtual breakout rooms for learners to engage in small groups.

    At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Schedule and launch a Collaborate session
    • Activate the Collaborate integration in Canvas
    • Use audio and video-conference tools to communicate in real-time with learners
    • Use the Collaborate tools to create an interactive classroom experience for distance and hybrid courses


    Collaborate
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 8/5/2020
    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Collaborate is Blackboard’s virtual learning environment for courses, office hours, or conference calls. With a variety of audio and video communication tools, faculty and learners easily can join a session from almost any device with a wireless connection. Faculty may even use Collaborate to host a guest speaker and other invitees without Jefferson credentials. The browser-based tool fully integrates with Canvas and enables faculty and learners to share content, demo an application or collaborate in real-time. Faculty can also establish virtual breakout rooms for learners to engage in small groups.

    At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Schedule and launch a Collaborate session
    • Activate the Collaborate integration in Canvas
    • Use audio and video-conference tools to communicate in real-time with learners
    • Use the Collaborate tools to create an interactive classroom experience for distance and hybrid courses


    Streaming Media in Canvas—Panopto & Studio
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 8/6/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Technological advances have made it much easier to record and share multimedia presentations with learners. This workshop touches upon two integrated Canvas tools which can be used to create videos, including introductory course and instructor videos, recorded lectures and narrated PPTs for synchronous and asynchronous learning environments. The tools may be used to convert media from a passive tool to an active tool used for formative or summative assessment. Panopto and Studio make it possible to create and share video libraries that Canvas instructors may access from any Canvas course.

    At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    • Describe key differences between Panopto and Studio
    • Access Panopto or Studio in Canvas
    • Add, create, and share multimedia content with Canvas audiences


    Streaming Media in Canvas—Panopto & Studio
    Instructor: Academic Commons Staff
    Date: 8/6/2020
    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Technological advances have made it much easier to record and share multimedia presentations with learners. This workshop touches upon two integrated Canvas tools which can be used to create videos, including introductory course and instructor videos, recorded lectures and narrated PPTs for synchronous and asynchronous learning environments. The tools may be used to convert media from a passive tool to an active tool used for formative or summative assessment. Panopto and Studio make it possible to create and share video libraries that Canvas instructors may access from any Canvas course.

    At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    • Describe key differences between Panopto and Studio
    • Access Panopto or Studio in Canvas
    • Add, create, and share multimedia content with Canvas audiences


    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus (Recommended Order: 1 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 8/11/2020
    Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    This workshop focuses on the first course components your students will see in a Canvas course: the home page, course overview, syllabus, and instructor information. While editing these course areas and uploading an up-to-date syllabus, you will also be introduced to the Rich Content Editor, which is used across Canvas to format content and link to course documents and images.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Update basic course details, instructor information, and post the syllabus
    • Learn to effectively use the features of the Rich Content Editor

    Participants should bring an updated syllabus for their course and a headshot or other photo to use on their About Your Instructor page.


    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Managing Content in Canvas (Recommended Order: 2 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 8/11/2020
    Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Managing Content in Canvas*
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    *This session will replace Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas.

    This workshop focuses on importing course content into Canvas with specific attention to the course storage limit. Working with a specific course, you will be led through the bulk upload process and the procedure for adding files to a page or associating a file with a module. Participants also will learn about two integrated tools for streaming media files.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Practice uploading multiple course files to the Canvas Files area
    • Learn how to associated an uploaded file with a Canvas Page or Canvas Module.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules (Recommended Order: 3 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 8/11/2020
    Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    This workshop focuses on Modules, the basic organizing mechanism for all Canvas content. Based on how you structure your course (e.g. by week, topic, unit, etc.), you will practice setting up Modules to present and sequence your content for students.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Use Modules to contextualize and organize course content for easy access by student
    • Learn about adaptive release features such as prerequisites and requirements to further customize students’ trajectory through the course

    Participants should be able to access course materials (files, links, readings, etc.) either from a Blackboard export or from their computer or cloud storage.


    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments (Recommended Order: 4 of 4)
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 8/11/2020
    Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    We originally conceived of Canvas Camp as an in-person event where you could focus on building a single course in Canvas over the course of several hours. The pandemic forced us back the drawing board to reimagine Canvas Camp. Rather than a day-long event, we have imagined the event as a series of four scaffolded workshops that build upon one another and provide participants with hands-on development of specific skills critical to Canvas course design.

    While the skills addressed in the workshops build upon previous workshops, you are free to treat them as stand-alone workshops when you register. For all workshops in the Re-imagined Canvas Camp, participants should focus on a single specific course.

    Course materials should be available from Blackboard, in the cloud, or on the participant’s personal computer.

    Re-Imagined Canvas Camp workshops (in suggested order of completion):

    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: The Course Overview & Syllabus
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Migrating Content from Blackboard to Canvas
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Using and Organizing Modules
    • Re-Imagined Canvas Camp: Creating and Grading Assignments

    Registration for Re-Imagined Canvas Camps will be closed 48 hours (2-business days) prior to the event.

    Registered participants will receive the link to participate at least 24 hours (1-business day) in advance of the workshop.

    This workshop focuses on Modules, the basic organizing mechanism for all Canvas This workshop (based on the Grading with Canvas workshop previously offered by the Academic Commons) focuses on the tools available to collect student work and assess student learning, including Assignments, Quizzes, and Rubrics. In addition to practice creating these components, you will explore the Gradebook and Canvas’ grading interface, SpeedGrader.

    During this workshop, participants will:

    • Practice creating an Assignment, Quiz, and Rubric
    • Explore the Gradebook and SpeedGrader

    Participants should bring a copy of an assignment they use in their course (including its rubric, if applicable.