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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: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: August 19, 2014

Available Spaces: 27

Turn your Blackboard Course into a Canvas Course

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

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: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: August 21, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

Turn your Blackboard Course into a Canvas Course (Online)

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

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

 

Price: Free Event

Date: August 25, 2014

Available Spaces: 28

Canvas Basics (Online)

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.

Price: Free Event

Date: August 27, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

Turn your Blackboard Course into a Canvas Course

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

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: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 2, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

Instructional Video Workshop

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

Location: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 2, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

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: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 3, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

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: Unlimited

Assessment Coordinators' Workshop

September 5, 2014

11:30am-2:00pm

Anderson Academic Commons Special Events Room (290)

Lunch Provided

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.  An alternative workshop for those with conflicts will be made available.    For more information, access the summer assessment newsletter at: http://portfolio.du.edu/assessment/page/51314

 

Price: Free Event

Date: September 5, 2014

Available Spaces: 27

Assignments & Grading in Canvas

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

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: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 5, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

Turn your Blackboard Course into a Canvas Course

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

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: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 8, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

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: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 9, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

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: Unlimited

Assignments & Grading in Canvas (Online)

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

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

Price: Free Event

Date: September 10, 2014

Available Spaces: 25

Instructional Video Workshop

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

Location: AAC 275 (Research Instruction Room)

Price: Free Event

Date: September 11, 2014

Available Spaces: 30

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: 29

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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