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    Communicating with Canvas
    Instructors: Gerald Fillman; Melanie Bahti
    Date: 2/18/2020
    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas. Canvas makes it easy for you and your learners to customize communication settings. The platform’s integrated calendar also makes it easy for you and your learners to keep track of assignment and exam due dates and special course events and can even be used to schedule appointments.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Communicating with Canvas. Participants will:

    • Explore the Notification settings
    • Review the system’s Inbox
    • Send and reply to messages from the Inbox
    • Create an Appointment on the Course calendar

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Grading with Canvas
    Instructors: Melanie Bahti; Gerald Fillman
    Date: 2/18/2020
    Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will explore the various assessment tools available—from creating assignments, deploying tests and quizzes and building rubrics. Please bring digital copies of a quiz or short test and rubric you currently use and start building in Canvas during the workshop! This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Grading in Canvas.

    Participants will:

    • Create an assignment
    • Develop a quiz
    • Create a Discussion Board
    • Explore the Gradebook

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Canvas Basics
    Instructors: Melanie Bahti; Carmín Disbrow, MEd
    Date: 2/24/2020
    Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will review access to Canvas for faculty and students, its layout and organization, your dashboard, and introduce key course-building features. We will discuss five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Canvas. Participants will:

    • Access Canvas and discuss preferred browsers
    • Explore the global navigation menu
    • Identify course building blocks
    • Describe five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Mobile Canvas
    Instructors: Demi Barzana; Melanie Bahti
    Date: 3/3/2020
    Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    Please bring a smartphone or tablet with you; we will be exploring two mobile Canvas apps.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas. Canvas makes learning on the go easy for you and easy for your learners with its Mobile apps. This workshop will focus on the look, feel and functionality of the Canvas mobile apps.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Mobile Canvas. Participants will:

    • Discuss use of the Student Canvas app
    • Download and register the Teacher Canvas app
    • Download and register the Student Canvas app
    • Review Navigation menus
    • Explore a course in the Canvas app

    Canvas Camp
    Instructors: Carmín Disbrow, MEd; Melanie Bahti
    Date: 3/12/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Join us for Canvas Camp—a day dedicated to building your first Canvas course.

    Canvas Camp participants will be guided through a series of hands-on practice with the platform. CTL team members will be available to provide real-time support.

    Participants who complete the tasks will leave Canvas Camp with a nearly-completed course.

    Through focus on a single course and specific assignments, participants will be instructed on the following elements of a Canvas course:

    Assignments
    Learning Modules
    Course Navigation
    Key Information Pages, including:
      Course Overview
      About Your Instructor and
      Policies

    Please ensure easy access to digital course files,

    Canvas Camps also will familiarize participants with the process for exporting select content from Blackboard into the Canvas environment.

    We strongly recommend that participants complete a “Canvas Basics” workshop or have explored the platform in “Growing with Canvas” to get the most from this experience.

    Canvas Basics
    Instructors: Melanie Bahti; Gerald Fillman
    Date: 3/16/2020
    Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will review access to Canvas for faculty and students, its layout and organization, your dashboard, and introduce key course-building features. We will discuss five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Canvas. Participants will:

    • Access Canvas and discuss preferred browsers
    • Explore the global navigation menu
    • Identify course building blocks
    • Describe five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Canvas Basics
    Instructors: Carmín Disbrow, MEd; Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 3/24/2020
    Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will review access to Canvas for faculty and students, its layout and organization, your dashboard, and introduce key course-building features. We will discuss five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Canvas. Participants will:

    • Access Canvas and discuss preferred browsers
    • Explore the global navigation menu
    • Identify course building blocks
    • Describe five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Canvas Basics
    Instructors: Carmín Disbrow, MEd; Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 3/24/2020
    Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will review access to Canvas for faculty and students, its layout and organization, your dashboard, and introduce key course-building features. We will discuss five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Canvas. Participants will:

    • Access Canvas and discuss preferred browsers
    • Explore the global navigation menu
    • Identify course building blocks
    • Describe five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Communicating with Canvas
    Instructors: Gerald Fillman; Carmín Disbrow, MEd
    Date: 4/1/2020
    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: JAH M13-A (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas. Canvas makes it easy for you and your learners to customize communication settings. The platform’s integrated calendar also makes it easy for you and your learners to keep track of assignment and exam due dates and special course events and can even be used to schedule appointments.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Communicating with Canvas. Participants will:

    • Explore the Notification settings
    • Review the system’s Inbox
    • Send and reply to messages from the Inbox
    • Create an Appointment on the Course calendar

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Grading with Canvas
    Instructors: Melanie Bahti; Carmín Disbrow, MEd
    Date: 4/6/2020
    Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will explore the various assessment tools available—from creating assignments, deploying tests and quizzes and building rubrics. Please bring digital copies of a quiz or short test and rubric you currently use and start building in Canvas during the workshop! This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Grading in Canvas.

    Participants will:

    • Create an assignment
    • Develop a quiz
    • Create a Discussion Board
    • Explore the Gradebook

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Mobile Canvas
    Instructor: Gerald Fillman
    Date: 4/16/2020
    Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    Please bring a smartphone or tablet with you; we will be exploring two mobile Canvas apps.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas. Canvas makes learning on the go easy for you and easy for your learners with its Mobile apps. This workshop will focus on the look, feel and functionality of the Canvas mobile apps.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Mobile Canvas. Participants will:

    • Discuss use of the Student Canvas app
    • Download and register the Teacher Canvas app
    • Download and register the Student Canvas app
    • Review Navigation menus
    • Explore a course in the Canvas app

    Communicating with Canvas
    Instructors: Julie Phillips, PhD; Melanie Bahti
    Date: 4/22/2020
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas. Canvas makes it easy for you and your learners to customize communication settings. The platform’s integrated calendar also makes it easy for you and your learners to keep track of assignment and exam due dates and special course events and can even be used to schedule appointments.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Communicating with Canvas. Participants will:

    • Explore the Notification settings
    • Review the system’s Inbox
    • Send and reply to messages from the Inbox
    • Create an Appointment on the Course calendar

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Grading with Canvas
    Instructors: Melanie Bahti; Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 4/22/2020
    Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Participants in this workshop should be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas. We strongly encourage you to complete Canvas Basics workshop or the self-paced “Growing with Canvas” course prior to registering.

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will explore the various assessment tools available—from creating assignments, deploying tests and quizzes and building rubrics. Please bring digital copies of a quiz or short test and rubric you currently use and start building in Canvas during the workshop! This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Grading in Canvas.

    Participants will:

    • Create an assignment
    • Develop a quiz
    • Create a Discussion Board
    • Explore the Gradebook

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Canvas Basics
    Instructor: Julie Phillips, PhD
    Date: 5/1/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    In this hands-on workshop, you will explore Jefferson’s new learning management system—Canvas.

    Participants will review access to Canvas for faculty and students, its layout and organization, your dashboard, and introduce key course-building features. We will discuss five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    This workshop will serve as an introduction to and a general overview of Canvas. Participants will:

    • Access Canvas and discuss preferred browsers
    • Explore the global navigation menu
    • Identify course building blocks
    • Describe five critical elements or actions to take in your Canvas course.

    For workshops scheduled on the East Falls campus, please bring a laptop or tablet.

    Canvas Camp
    Instructors: Melanie Bahti; Carmín Disbrow, MEd; Demi Barzana
    Date: 5/19/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Gutman Library Instruction Space (EAST FALLS CAMPUS)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Join us for Canvas Camp—a day dedicated to building your first Canvas course.

    Canvas Camp participants will be guided through a series of hands-on practice with the platform. CTL team members will be available to provide real-time support.

    Participants who complete the tasks will leave Canvas Camp with a nearly-completed course.

    Through focus on a single course and specific assignments, participants will be instructed on the following elements of a Canvas course:

    Assignments
    Learning Modules
    Course Navigation
    Key Information Pages, including:
      Course Overview
      About Your Instructor and
      Policies

    Please ensure easy access to digital course files,

    Canvas Camps also will familiarize participants with the process for exporting select content from Blackboard into the Canvas environment.

    We strongly recommend that participants complete a “Canvas Basics” workshop or have explored the platform in “Growing with Canvas” to get the most from this experience.

    Canvas Camp
    Instructors: Carmín Disbrow, MEd; Melanie Bahti
    Date: 6/8/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Join us for Canvas Camp—a day dedicated to building your first Canvas course.

    Canvas Camp participants will be guided through a series of hands-on practice with the platform. CTL team members will be available to provide real-time support.

    Participants who complete the tasks will leave Canvas Camp with a nearly-completed course.

    Through focus on a single course and specific assignments, participants will be instructed on the following elements of a Canvas course:

    Assignments
    Learning Modules
    Course Navigation
    Key Information Pages, including:
      Course Overview
      About Your Instructor and
      Policies

    Please ensure easy access to digital course files,

    Canvas Camps also will familiarize participants with the process for exporting select content from Blackboard into the Canvas environment.

    We strongly recommend that participants complete a “Canvas Basics” workshop or have explored the platform in “Growing with Canvas” to get the most from this experience.

    Canvas Camp
    Instructors: Carmín Disbrow, MEd; Melanie Bahti
    Date: 6/9/2020
    Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
    Location: Scott 307 (Center City Campus)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Join us for Canvas Camp—a day dedicated to building your first Canvas course.

    Canvas Camp participants will be guided through a series of hands-on practice with the platform. CTL team members will be available to provide real-time support.

    Participants who complete the tasks will leave Canvas Camp with a nearly-completed course.

    Through focus on a single course and specific assignments, participants will be instructed on the following elements of a Canvas course:

    Assignments
    Learning Modules
    Course Navigation
    Key Information Pages, including:
      Course Overview
      About Your Instructor and
      Policies

    Please ensure easy access to digital course files,

    Canvas Camps also will familiarize participants with the process for exporting select content from Blackboard into the Canvas environment.

    We strongly recommend that participants complete a “Canvas Basics” workshop or have explored the platform in “Growing with Canvas” to get the most from this experience.