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Canvas Organization & Design (Online)

Canvas Organization & Design: Simple Tips for Meeting 10 Critical Quality Matters Standards

Quality Matters (QM) is a national benchmark for course design and is licensed by the University of Denver. This workshop is designed to show you how to easily organize and design your Canvas course to meet several Quality Matters standards. Several different Canvas course design options will be presented during the workshop. Specific topics covered in this session include:

  • Quality Matters Overview
  • Learning objectives & alignment
  • Canvas course design that facilitates ease of use for your students
  • Customized DU Canvas course & syllabus templates
  • Creating an instructor self-introduction
  • Creating student ice-breakers
  • Home page layout options

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics Workshop or Online Instructor Tutorial (https://canvas.du.edu/courses/2014)

Facilitated by: Kathy Keairns, Office of Teaching and Learning

Location: This session will be held online via Adobe Connect and log-in information will be included in a reminder email before the session

Price: Free Event

Date: August 29, 2014

Available Spaces: 0

Turn your Blackboard Course into a Canvas Course

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics course or Online Instructor Tutorial

This workshop is designed for instructors who have experience with Blackboard but are new to Canvas and need to convert existing course content. Topics in this session will include:

  • Differences in terminology between Bb and Canvas
  • Course import tool - for importing tests, quizzes, discussions
  • Importing course files and documents.
  • When to start fresh: course organization, assignments, groups

Location: Anderson Academic Commons 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 2, 2014

Available Spaces: 14

Instructional Video Workshop

  • Tips for producing effective instructional videos
  • Showcase instructional videos done by DU faculty members
  • Camtasia Studio Basics

Location: Anderson Academic Commons 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 2, 2014

Available Spaces: 26

Canvas Basics

This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. Topics in this session will include:

  • General navigation of the Canvas interface
  • Content Creation/ Organization
  • Notifications and Communication
  • Assignments (including quizzes, graded discussions, papers)

The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to Q&A and an open lab session for you to start building your Canvas courses. If you wish to participate, please bring course documents and/or syllabi on a USB drive or bring your laptop.

Location: Anderson Academic Commons 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 3, 2014

Available Spaces: 0

New Faculty Curator Campus Tour

Walking tour of DU Campus with Steve Fisher, DU Curator.

We will meet at the OTL offices on the 3rd floor of Anderson Academic Commons, and conveniently end our walking tour around 5:00 at a local eatery. Appetizers and soft drinks are provided compliments of the OTL, alcoholic drinks can be purchased individually.

Please note: This event is by invitation for new full time faculty members participating in the 2014 New Faculty Workshop.

Price: Free Event

Date: September 3, 2014

Available Spaces: 19

Canvas Extras: Apps & DU Tech Tools (Online)

Learn what, how, and why to incorporate apps and DU technology tools into your course to support your course learning objectives and increase student engagement. Examples of how instructors use some of these extras will be shared during this session. Specific topics covered include:

  • CourseMedia and Video Manager
  • Blogs, Wikis & Podcasts
  • NBC Learn, Ted Ed and YouTube Videos
  • DU E-Reserves
  • Turnitin

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics Workshop or Online Instructor Tutorial

Facilitated by: Kathy Keairns, Office of Teaching and Learning

Location: This session will be held online via Adobe Connect and log-in information will be included in a reminder email before the session

Price: Free Event

Date: September 4, 2014

Available Spaces: 5

Assignments & Grading in Canvas

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics course or Online Instructor Tutorial

This workshop will cover assignment creation and grading in Canvas. Topics in this session will include:

  • Assignment creation
  • SpeedGrader
  • Gradebook and Assignment Groups
  • Peer review and Group Assignments

Location: Anderson Academic Commons 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 5, 2014

Available Spaces: 5

Turn your Blackboard Course into a Canvas Course

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics course or Online Instructor Tutorial

This workshop is designed for instructors who have experience with Blackboard but are new to Canvas and need to convert existing course content. Topics in this session will include:

  • Differences in terminology between Bb and Canvas
  • Course import tool - for importing tests, quizzes, discussions
  • Importing course files and documents.
  • When to start fresh: course organization, assignments, groups

Location: Anderson Academic Commons 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 8, 2014

Available Spaces: 24

Canvas Basics

This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. Topics in this session will include:

  • General navigation of the Canvas interface
  • Content Creation/ Organization
  • Notifications and Communication
  • Assignments (including quizzes, graded discussions, papers)

The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to Q&A and an open lab session for you to start building your Canvas courses. If you wish to participate, please bring course documents and/or syllabi on a USB drive or bring your laptop.

Location: Anderson Academic Commons 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 9, 2014

Available Spaces: 6

New Faculty Arborist Campus Tour

Walking tour of DU Campus with Martin Quigley, DU Arborist.

We will meet at the OTL offices on the 3rd floor of Anderson Academic Commons, and conveniently end our walking tour around 5:00 at a local eatery. Appetizers and soft drinks are provided compliments of the OTL, alcoholic drinks can be purchased individually.

Please note: This event is by invitation for new full time faculty members participating in the 2014 New Faculty Workshop.

Price: Free Event

Date: September 9, 2014

Available Spaces: 23

Canvas Organization & Design

Canvas Organization & Design: Simple Tips for Meeting 10 Critical Quality Matters Standards

Quality Matters (QM) is a national benchmark for course design and is licensed by the University of Denver. This workshop is designed to show you how to easily organize and design your Canvas course to meet several Quality Matters standards. Several different Canvas course design options will be presented during the workshop. Specific topics covered in this session include:

  • Quality Matters Overview
  • Learning objectives & alignment
  • Canvas course design that facilitates ease of use for your students
  • Customized DU Canvas course & syllabus templates
  • Creating an instructor self-introduction
  • Creating student ice-breakers
  • Home page layout options

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics Workshop or Online Instructor Tutorial

Facilitated by: Kathy Keairns, Office of Teaching and Learning

Location: To be determined

Price: Free Event

Date: September 9, 2014

Available Spaces: 10

Assignments & Grading in Canvas (Online)

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics course or Online Instructor Tutorial

This workshop will cover assignment creation and grading in Canvas. Topics in this session will include:

  • Assignment creation
  • SpeedGrader
  • Gradebook and Assignment Groups
  • Peer review and Group Assignments

This session will be held online via Adobe Connect and log-in information will be included in a reminder email before the session

Price: Free Event

Date: September 10, 2014

Available Spaces: 15

Instructional Video Workshop

  • Tips for producing effective instructional videos
  • Showcase instructional videos done by DU faculty members
  • Camtasia Studio Basics

Location: Anderson Academic Commons 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 11, 2014

Available Spaces: 28

Canvas Extras: Apps & DU Tech Tools

Learn what, how, and why to incorporate apps and DU technology tools into your course to support your course learning objectives and increase student engagement. Examples of how instructors use some of these extras will be shared during this session. Specific topics covered include:

  • CourseMedia and Video Manager
  • Blogs, Wikis & Podcasts
  • NBC Learn, Ted Ed and YouTube Videos
  • DU E-Reserves
  • Turnitin

Prerequisite: Canvas Basics Workshop or Online Instructor Tutorial

Facilitated by: Kathy Keairns, Office of Teaching and Learning

Location: To be determined

Price: Free Event

Date: September 12, 2014

Available Spaces: 10

Alternate Workshop for Assessment Coordinators

September 19, 2014

9:00-11:30am

Anderson Academic Commons - The Loft (340)

Continental Breakfast Provided

This is a make-up session for those who cannot attend the required Sept. 5  workshop for assessment coordinators.  Please sign up for only one of these workshops.

It is the beginning of a new academic year, and a new process for assessment reporting.  This required workshop for academic assessment coordinators will introduce the new process and new assessment website for submission of assessment reports and plans.  Additional features of the workshop include an overview of the revised data collection software (formerly Assess-it!) as well as peer conversations about student learning, curriculum and assessment.   The workshop is open to all faculty and academic administrators, but program coordinators are expected to attend.  For more information, access the summer assessment newsletter at: http://portfolio.du.edu/assessment/page/51314

Price: Free Event

Date: September 19, 2014

Address:
The Loft
Anderson Academic Commons, Room 340 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Assessment Software Open Lab

Location:

Office of Teaching & Learning Conference Room (Anderson Academic Commons, Room 350)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 26, 2014

Address:
OTL Conference Room
Upper Floor of Anderson Academic Commons Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15

Assessment Software Open Lab

Office of Teaching & Learning Conference Room (Anderson Academic Commons Room 350)

Price: Free Event

Date: October 3, 2014

Address:
OTL Conference Room
Upper Floor of Anderson Academic Commons Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15

Assessment Report Submission: Open Lab

Office of Teaching & Learning Conference Room (Anderson Academic Commons Room 350)

Price: Free Event

Date: December 3, 2014

Available Spaces: 15

Assessment Report Submission: Open Lab

Office of Teaching & Learning Conference Room (Anderson Academic Commons Room 350)

Price: Free Event

Date: December 4, 2014

Address:
OTL Conference Room
Upper Floor of Anderson Academic Commons Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15

Assessment Report Submission: Open Lab

Office of Teaching & Learning Conference Room (Anderson Academic Commons Room 350)

Price: Free Event

Date: December 5, 2014

Address:
OTL Conference Room
Upper Floor of Anderson Academic Commons Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15

 

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