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    Studio & Canvas: Using Studio for Video Content in Your Canvas Course
    Instructor: Melanie Bahti
    Date: 9/24/2020
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Instructor: Melanie Bahti, MSEd

    From TED Talks to recordings of standardized patient encounters to instructional animations, video can be used in numerous ways to complement course content. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about Studio, Canvas’ video recording tool. Studio allows easy recording and storage of new and existing video content, from introduction videos to screencasts, and supports useful features such as AI-generated subtitling and video quizzing. Participants will practice using Studio to record videos, create video quizzes, and create and edit subtitles for video in their courses.
    By the end of this session, participants will:
    • Understand how Canvas Studio can be used for video recording, storage, assessment, and presentation of course content
    • Use Studio to create new video content
    • Create a Studio element for one of their courses, including subtitles, discussion comments, and/or quizzing


    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.

    Presence in the online classroom: How bringing your whole-self breeds motivation and wellness
    Instructor: Carmín Disbrow, MEd
    Date: 9/30/2020
    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
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    Instructor: Carmin Disbrow, MEd

    Emotions are inextricably linked to our learning and cognition. Let’s use the science of emotion & best practices in designing for presence, emotion, and connection to create inviting spaces for us all.

    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.

    Be sure you join the meeting with an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox for the best experience.

    Faculty Learning Community: Online Course Design
    Instructor: Carmín Disbrow, MEd
    Date: 10/5/2020
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
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    Instructor: Carmin Disbrow, MEd

    Spend time with like-minded faculty in these weekly sessions. Explore concepts deeply through reading, discussion, and reflection and put online best practices into use with your course. This community will use the book Minds Online to discuss aspects of online course design. Participants will work to design or revise an online course module.

    This Faculty Learning Community (FLC) is open to any instructor of record at TJU. Limited spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Weekly on TUESDAYS @ 10am
    6 weeks beginning 10/5 and ending 11/9

    This workshop will be VIRTUAL - Register to receive link.


    Please be sure you join the meeting with an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox for the best experience.

    Ally & Canvas: Create Accessible Course Materials with Ally
    Instructor: Melanie Bahti
    Date: 10/6/2020
    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
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    Instructor: Melanie Bahti, MSEd

    Universal Design for Learning combines principles from design with the neuroscience of learning to inspire us to strive for learning experiences that support all students. In this workshop, participants will learn about the core principles of UDL and accessibility in education and will be introduced to Ally, the accessibility checker and remediation tool available in Canvas. The hands-on component of the workshop will involve reviewing the accessibility report for an instructor’s own course in Canvas and using Ally to do preliminary remediation of accessibility issues in Canvas course content.

    By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    • Understand the core principles of Universal Design for Learning
    • Describe one or more reasons why increasing the accessibility of their digital course materials could benefit their students
    • Use Ally to assess the accessibility of their course materials
    • Use Ally and other software to remediate common accessibility issues with course materials

    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.

    Studio & Canvas: Using Studio for Video Content in Your Canvas Course
    Instructor: Melanie Bahti
    Date: 10/28/2020
    Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Instructor: Melanie Bahti, MSEd

    From TED Talks to recordings of standardized patient encounters to instructional animations, video can be used in numerous ways to complement course content. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about Studio, Canvas’ video recording tool. Studio allows easy recording and storage of new and existing video content, from introduction videos to screencasts, and supports useful features such as AI-generated subtitling and video quizzing. Participants will practice using Studio to record videos, create video quizzes, and create and edit subtitles for video in their courses.
    By the end of this session, participants will:
    • Understand how Canvas Studio can be used for video recording, storage, assessment, and presentation of course content
    • Use Studio to create new video content
    • Create a Studio element for one of their courses, including subtitles, discussion comments, and/or quizzing


    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.

    Studio & Canvas: Using Studio for Video Content in Your Canvas Course
    Instructor: Melanie Bahti
    Date: 11/10/2020
    Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Instructor: Melanie Bahti, MSEd

    From TED Talks to recordings of standardized patient encounters to instructional animations, video can be used in numerous ways to complement course content. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about Studio, Canvas’ video recording tool. Studio allows easy recording and storage of new and existing video content, from introduction videos to screencasts, and supports useful features such as AI-generated subtitling and video quizzing. Participants will practice using Studio to record videos, create video quizzes, and create and edit subtitles for video in their courses.
    By the end of this session, participants will:
    • Understand how Canvas Studio can be used for video recording, storage, assessment, and presentation of course content
    • Use Studio to create new video content
    • Create a Studio element for one of their courses, including subtitles, discussion comments, and/or quizzing


    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.

    Ally & Canvas: Create Accessible Course Materials with Ally
    Instructor: Melanie Bahti
    Date: 11/18/2020
    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: VIRTUAL - Register to receive link
    (Register for this workshop)

    Instructor: Melanie Bahti, MSEd

    Universal Design for Learning combines principles from design with the neuroscience of learning to inspire us to strive for learning experiences that support all students. In this workshop, participants will learn about the core principles of UDL and accessibility in education and will be introduced to Ally, the accessibility checker and remediation tool available in Canvas. The hands-on component of the workshop will involve reviewing the accessibility report for an instructor’s own course in Canvas and using Ally to do preliminary remediation of accessibility issues in Canvas course content.

    By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    • Understand the core principles of Universal Design for Learning
    • Describe one or more reasons why increasing the accessibility of their digital course materials could benefit their students
    • Use Ally to assess the accessibility of their course materials
    • Use Ally and other software to remediate common accessibility issues with course materials

    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.