Canvas Quick Setup Courses

Canvas for the Impatient!

Don’t sweat the details!
All you have to know about Canvas to get up and running in an hour.  Covering very little detail this course is excellent for giving you a basic overview of getting around in Canvas.  No need to register, this is an online course and will be offered multiple times.  If you have already attended a previous session feel free to attend as often as you like.  The instructor will be in the room early so if you have any questions about your hardware working you can test it before class begins. The following topics will all be covered in 1 hour.

TopicsSchedule
Canvas Communication
- Inbox
- Announcements
Modules (setting up the course)
- Adding Files
- Adding Pages
- Discussions
Grading
- Grade Posting Policy
- Speedgrader / Assignments
Video
- Screen and audio capturing

Wednesday 06/03
- 9:00 - 10:00
Thursday 06/04
- 1:00 - 2:00
Friday 06/05
- 10:00 - 11:00
Monday 06/08
- 1:00 - 2:00
Tuesday 06/09
- 9:00 - 10:00
Wednesday 06/10
- 2:00 - 3:00
Thursday 06/11
- 9:00 - 12:00

No registration required. We will be hosting these courses in this collaborate room: (note: room change due to an instructor error) https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/ca37c4be2a14459ba42cf238616b767b

Watch Previously Recorded Sessions

Collaborate session 6/09/20
Collaborate session 3/23/20
Collaborate session 3/24/20 9:00
Collaborate session 3/24/20 2:00

 

Canvas, The Cave of Doom

Come on board for this exploration into hidden features of Canvas. 
Bring your shovel and miner’s hat and we’ll dig for gold.  This Canvas course will cover a list of How-Tos.  It will jump from one alligator infested pit to another, filling in moats of uncertainty.  Below are a sample of topics that will be covered in 1 hour.

TopicsSchedule
Initial course setting setup / take down
- Start / End Dates
- Grading Scheme
Extra Credit
- Points based
- Fudge Points (speedgrader)
- Weighted
Gradebook hidden gems and traps
- Filters
- Export Gradebook
- Late Policy
- Grade Posting Policy
- Graded & resubmitted assignments
- What the student sees
- Set Default Grade (potential trap)
Thursday 06/18
- 2:00 - 3:00
Wednesday 06/24
- 9:00 - 10:00
Thursday 06/25
- 3:00 - 4:00
Thursday 07/07
- 3:00 - 4:00
Thursday 07/16
- 3:00 - 4:00
 

The instructor will be in the room early so if you have any questions about your hardware working you can test it before class begins.

No registration required. We will be hosting these courses in this collaborate room: (note: room change due to an instructor error) https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/7672c36d1bde4d31b74dc9d0a270e759

Watch Previously Recorded Sessions

Collaborate Canvas Cave of Doom, session 6/12/20

 

Video Creation on a Dime

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Create high quality videos cheaply. During this 1 hour presentation we will walk you through the process of capturing, creating and editing video for your classroom. Expect to learn about screen capturing, lighting, audio and captioning for student who need accommodations. At the end of this hour you will have all the knowledge you need to create movies at least as good as Ed Wood.

TopicsSchedule
Video Creation
- Kaltura Capture
Edit Video
- Kaltura Capture
- Machine Captioning
Sharing Video
- Canvas Page
- Shared Link
Live Conferencing
- Create Room Outside of Canvas
- Inside Canvas (for your students)
- Recording
- Downloading
Tuesday 07/07
- 10:00 - 11:00
Thursday 07/09
- 3:00 - 4:00
Tuesday 07/15
- 9:00 - 10:00
 

The instructor will be in the room early so if you have any questions about your hardware working you can test it before class begins.

No registration required. We will be hosting these courses in this collaborate room: (note: room change due to an instructor error) https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/7672c36d1bde4d31b74dc9d0a270e759