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

August 16
- 2:00 - 3:00
August 17
- 9:00 - 10:00
August 18
- 2:00 - 3:00
August 19
- 10:00 - 11:00
August 23
- 2:00 - 3:00

No registration required. We will be hosting these courses in this Teams room.

 

For questions on the schedule please contact, Brian Ledwell: ledwell@uwosh.edu

Watch Previously Recorded Sessions

7/8/2020 Canvas for the Impatient Recording
7/13/2020 Canvas for the Impatient Recording
7/21/2020 Canvas for the Impatient Recording

 

Zoom

Come on board for this exploration into hidden features of Canvas.
Need to understand how to use Zoom in your Canvas course? Come to this session to get up to speed on using Zoom to host a presentation.

TopicsSchedule
Zoom
- Outside Canvas
- Zoom Portal
- Signing In (magic path “Wisconsin-edu.zoom.us)
- Profile Settings
- Configure Calendar and Contacts Service
- Meetings
- Recordings
- Analytics
- Settings
- Security
- Waiting Room
- Schedule a meeting
- Host /Participant Video
- Allow participants to join before host
- Mute All Participants when Joining
- In Meeting
- Screen Sharing
- Remote Control
- Allow Participants to rename themselves
- Show Join From Your Browser link
- Email Notifications
- Zoom App
- Logging in (may need to log out)
- Settings (Gear Icon)
- Join
- Schedule
- CANVAS
- Time Zone
- Upcoming Meetings
- Recordings
- Schedule a Meeting
- Sharing Recordings
- Student Calendar


August 25
- 11:00 - 12:00
August 26
- 2:00 - 3:00
August 31
- 10:00 - 11:00
Sept 1
- 2:00 - 3:00

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 Teams room.

For questions on the schedule please contact, Brian Ledwell: ledwell@uwosh.edu

Watch Previously Recorded Sessions

8/25/2021 – Zoom Training Recording

 

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)
August 25
- 2:00 - 3:00

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 Teams room.

For questions on the schedule please contact, Brian Ledwell: ledwell@uwosh.edu

Watch Previously Recorded Sessions

6/12/2020 Canvas Cave of Doom Recording
6/18/2020 Canvas Cave of Doom Recording
6/24/2020 Canvas Cave o Doom Recording

 

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
August
- 0:00 - 0:00 (TBD)

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 Teams room.

For questions on the schedule please contact, Brian Ledwell: ledwell@uwosh.edu

Watch Previously Recorded Sessions

8/06/2020 Video Creation on a Dime
8/20/2020 Video Creation on a Dime
9/10/2020 Video Creation on a Dime