UNT Dallas Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies Workshops


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  • Canvas Instructor Training (10-Week Online)

    This ten week, fully online course will prepare you with the skills needed to build and manage courses in Canvas. Specifically geared toward online and hybrid teaching faculty, this course takes you all each of the innovative tools Canvas has to offer and presents best practices for their use in the online classroom. Strategies learned during this course can also prove to be invaluable when integrating Canvas into the traditional classroom.

    Topics covered in this online course include:

    • Introduction to Canvas
    • Making Canvas Work for YOU!
    • Building your Course.
    • Managing Your Course
    • Communicating with Students
    • Encouraging Interaction
    • Feedback and Grading in Canvas

    Participants are required to schedule two face-to-face or virtual meetings during this course with Distance Learning and Instructional Technology staff to cover essential elements of Canvas and to answer any questions you might have.


     
    Fully Online
    Seats Remaining: 28

  • Building Courses in Canvas

    This fast-paced introductory workshop will prepare you with the basic skills needed to get started building courses in Canvas, and presents ways to integrate innovative learning technologies into your courses. It is highly recommended that this course is taken prior to taking Managing Courses in Canvas. 

    At the end of this two-hour, face-to-face session, you will know how to:

    • Navigate your Canvas Course.
    • Setup Grades using the Assignment Index Page.
    • Organize modules and add course content.
    • Upload your course syllabus
    • Use the HTML Editor to create accessible course content.
    • Setup your course Home Page.
    • Access and understand the Manage Files storage.
    • Embed videos as content.

    Following the workshop, schedule a consultation with a Distance Learning and Instructional Technology staff member for further support in the use of Canvas to engage learners.


     
    Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
    Time: 09:00 am to 11:30 am CST
     DAL1, 226
    Seats Remaining: 18

  • Managing Courses in Canvas

    This fast-paced intermediate workshop expands upon the fundamentals learned in the Building Courses in Canvas workshop, and introduces additional tools and innovative technologies useful for productivity and management.

    At the end of this two-hour, face-to-face session, you will know how to do the following:

    • Create Announcements to update students about timely course information.
    • Create discussions
    • Build Practice Quizzes, Graded Quizzes, or Graded and Ungraded Surveys.
    • Enable access to assignments for students with accommodations or extensions.
    • Use the Calendar to help students manage assignment due date.
    • Communicate with students using Inbox.

    Following the workshop, schedule a consultation with a Distance Learning and Instructional Technology staff member for further support in the use of Canvas.


     
    Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
    Time: 01:00 pm to 03:30 pm CST
    DAL1, 226
    Seats Remaining: 18

  • Canvas Grading Rubrics

     
    Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Seats Remaining: 19