UNT Dallas Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies Workshops


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  • 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 and a half 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.

    Needing to complete training to teach Online and/or Hybrid courses at UNT Dallas?

    Option 1: Complete the two face-to-face workshops titled Building Courses in Canvas and Managing Courses in Canvas.

    Option 2: Complete the online, ten-week, Canvas Online Instructor Training course.



     
    Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
    Time: 09:00 am to 11:30 am CST
     Founder's Hall, Room 136
    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 and a half 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.

    Needing to complete training to teach Online and/or Hybrid courses at UNT Dallas?

    Option 1: Complete the two face-to-face workshops titled Building Courses in Canvas and Managing Courses in Canvas.

    Option 2: Complete the online, ten-week, Canvas Online Instructor Training course.



     
    Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
    Time: 01:30 pm to 04:00 pm CST
    Founder's Hall, Room 136
    Seats Remaining: 18