Faculty Workshops

On-Campus Trainings

We are offering the following face-to-face Introduction to Canvas workshops (registration required):

  • Wednesday, July 31, 3 - 4:30pm, Rm M834
  • Wednesday, August 7, 1 - 2:30pm, Rm M834
  • Thursday, August 15, 3 - 4:30pm, Rm M834 

Register here to reserve a space: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F45A8A72AA3FD0-introduction8


Live Canvas Webinars

Canvas offers live webinars every day on many of the features of Canvas. I strongly recommend that you register with their training site and take a look at the full schedule of webinars available. Registration is required for each webinar and you need to create an account on their site using your PVCC email address as your login name. 

For those familiar with Canvas, check out their in-depth webinars on the tools in Canvas.


Canvas Course Basics (Start with this workshop)

Course Basics provides an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. Users will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides users with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

August 1st, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm

August 9th, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am

August 15th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm

August 26th, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am


Then, check out these Workshops:

 

Canvas First Look

First Look introduces participants to the Canvas environment, login procedure, and global navigation. Attendees will explore account setup, personal preferences, and communication tools, such as the Inbox and Calendar. This session also presents the numerous avenues for support available to each Canvas user. 

July 30th, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm

August 12th, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm

August 20th, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm 

August 28th, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm


Leveraging Modules

Leveraging Modules teaches users how create flow within a course by organizing and structuring content with the Modules tool. Instructors will explore how to create and manage content modules, leverage progress monitoring capabilities, and scaffold student access to course content. 

August 1st, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm

August 7th, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm

August 16th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

August 20th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm

August 26th, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm 


Content Pages

Pages serve as a media rich content delivery tool inside a Canvas course. During this Pages webinar, users will see examples of pages appropriate for different grade levels and content types. Participants will also explore resources to help them create engaging and dynamic pages which will engage students and drive student learning. In addition, users will be shown how to embed valuable third-party tools to reduce distractions and focus learning inside Canvas.

July 24th, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am

August 1st, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm

August 7th, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am

August 15th, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm

August 23rd, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Other Workshops 

Canvas offers many more workshops other than the ones above such as: 

Canvas offers many more workshops other than the ones above such as: 

  • Gradebook and SpeedGrader
  • Assignments
  • Course Communications
  • Quiz Basics
  • Group Work and Collaboration
  • TurnItIn Tips & Tools
  • Outcomes and Rubrics

Check out their full schedule to see all of the courses available.


Self-Paced Online Tutorial

All faculty have been enrolled in the Growing with Canvas course, which contains information on all aspects of Canvas. If you go through this course, you will be well-prepared to work with Canvas. 

https://vccs.instructure.com/courses/100873