April 20th, 2020 | 10:00am
How can I encourage active learning and student cooperation in an online course? How can students connect if they don’t actually meet? We will discuss how you can use asynchronous, low-bandwidth tools to develop a sense of community.
April 20th, 2020 | 2:00pm
Improve student's learning experience by organizing their learning environment. Effective practice for online teaching includes communicating clear weekly expectations with students. Intentional course organization plays a significant role in this process. By design, there are organizational features in Canvas that can be utilized to reach this goal. But how can these features be utilized effectively, and what does a completed online course look when organized?
April 21st, 2020 | 10:00am
Your course homepage is the first page students in your course will see, and it will end up being the most visited page. Think of it as the “gateway” to your course. This webinar covers the best method to setup your homepage on Canvas.
April 21st, 2020 | 2:30pm
How do I adapt my paper-based assignments and exams to the online learning environment? When teaching online, instructors may find it difficult transferring traditional assessments and thus may turn to action-based assessments, such as video presentations, portfolios, teach-back exercises, reflections, and debates.
April 22nd, 2020 | 1:00pm
Something you didn’t notice might confuse or distract students in your course. The webinar will include a variety of topics such as assignment and page settings, accessibility, usability, and quality standards.
April 23rd, 2020 | 1:00pm
This webinar will offer video recording solutions and workflows for remote teaching and learning. No technical expertise is needed to participate in the session. We will help you make easy, high-quality DIY videos, supplying alternatives to using live Zoom sessions, offering flexibility to both faculty and students.
April 23rd, 2020 | 4:00pm
Are you at a loss for how to facilitate a Live Session? Have you been delivering your usual lectures only to find that your students have turned off their webcams? Are they even there? We’ll look at how you can fuse asynchronous and synchronous modes into a coherent and impactful learning experience for your students. Moving beyond lecturing.
April 24th, 2020 | 10:00am
Maintaining good communication is one of the biggest challenges in transitioning to online classes. Whether you usually give feedback at the beginning of class or leave detailed notes on student papers, many traditional strategies can be translated into the digital space. In this workshop we will cover three feedback tools in Canvas, peer-to-peer evaluations, and Zoom meetings.
April 24th, 2020 | 4:00pm
How is online teaching different from traditional classroom teaching? If I put all of my course content online, what else is left for me to do? In this webinar, we’ll explore some of your assumptions and attitudes about online learning and dispel a few misconceptions.
June 22nd, 2020 | 10:00am
Effective teaching practice and built-in Canvas features can make online exams more secure without the need for a proctoring service. Canvas Quizzes already offer multiple security options for hosting online assessments, and using different combinations of features provides varying levels of security.
In this session we will cover the best combinations of Canvas Quiz features and pedagogical practice for your online assessments. For example, using multiple Quiz Banks insures no two exams are ever the same. Combine this with time restrictions, specialized question types, and answer randomization for the best results. There’s no need spending hours setting up a proctoring service when you can use that time to produce superior assessments.