Academic Technology Trainings

Last Updated: 01/09/2020

Scheduled Trainings & Webinars

Scheduled training sessions have clearly defined learning objectives and hands-on learning opportunities. These sessions are offered in-person, online, or both. To ensure we have enough space for all interested, please register in advance.

Small Classroom Technology Overview

January 9, 2020
In-person training

Small Classroom Technology Overview Training

Thursday, January 9, 10:00 am
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E113

Learn how to connect devices, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. 30 minute training sessions will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. After this time we will be available for 1-on-1 training to help answer questions and provide opportunities for hands on learning.

Learning Objectives

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Large Lecture Hall Technology Overview

January 9, 2020
In-person training

Large Lecture Hall Classroom Technology Overview Training

Thursday, January 9, 10:00 am
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E050

Learn how to connect devices, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. 30 minute training sessions will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. This training is tailored for Large Lecture Halls.

Large Lecture Halls are also equipped with additional technology including microphone reinforcement, multiple displays, and classroom capture. After this time we will be available for 1-on-1 training to help answer questions and provide opportunities for hands on learning.

Learning Objectives

Bring your Laptop to follow along!

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Teaching with Canvas

January 9, 2020
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Thursday, January 9, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in a comprehensive overview of Canvas features and functionalities. Topics covered in this two-hour training include: course navigation, communicating with students, managing course content and the gradebook, utilizing the calendar, using Canvas support, and more.

Learning Objectives

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Teaching with CUClickers

January 9, 2020
In-person training

Increase Interaction with CUClickers & iclicker

Thursday, January 9, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Stadium 127 A (between gates 4 & 5)

In this course you will be guided through the process of installing iClicker on your machine and syncing your Canvas course roster with iClicker. We will discuss best practices for using iClicker, and work through the ins and outs of using iClicker in the classroom. Finally, you will have a chance to practice writing and asking questions using the iClicker software. Class is limited to 10 students; please bring your laptop and any dongles necessary to attach a standard USB cable.

Learning Objectives

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Cidi Labs Basics

January 9, 2020
In-person training

Customize Look and Feel of Canvas Courses—Cidi Labs Design Tools Basics

Thursday, January 9, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E352

This training is designed for faculty, staff, and course designers seeking to create more engaging and aesthetically pleasing courses in Canvas. Cidi Labs Design Tools are a new suite of Canvas tools that greatly expands design customization options. Topics covered in this 1.5-hour training include using Design Tools to edit page appearance, page structure, links, and lists.

Learning Objectives

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Small Classroom Technology Overview

January 9, 2020
In-person training

Small Classroom Technology Overview Training

Thursday, January 9, 2:00 pm
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E113

Learn how to connect devices, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. 30 minute training sessions will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. After this time we will be available for 1-on-1 training to help answer questions and provide opportunities for hands on learning.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Large Lecture Hall Technology Overview

January 9, 2020
In-person training

Large Lecture Hall Classroom Technology Overview Training

Thursday, January 9, 2:00 pm
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E050

Learn how to connect devices, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. 30 minute training sessions will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. This training is tailored for Large Lecture Halls.

Large Lecture Halls are also equipped with additional technology including microphone reinforcement, multiple displays, and classroom capture. After this time we will be available for 1-on-1 training to help answer questions and provide opportunities for hands on learning.

Learning Objectives

Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Grading in Canvas

January 10, 2020
In-person training

Grading in Canvas

Friday, January 10, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W311

This 1.5-hour training is for instructors who would like to gain comprehensive knowledge of the Canvas Gradebook. You will learn about the Gradebook’s relationship to other tools in Canvas, methods for efficient Gradebook usage and organization, new Web Grading Sync functionality, and known limitations of the Gradebook as well as workarounds for those limitations.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

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Teaching with Canvas

January 10, 2020
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Friday, January 10, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W311

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in a comprehensive overview of Canvas features and functionalities. Topics covered in this two-hour training include: course navigation, communicating with students, managing course content and the gradebook, utilizing the calendar, using Canvas support, and more.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Teaching with Canvas

January 13, 2020
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Monday, January 13, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W313

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in a comprehensive overview of Canvas features and functionalities. Topics covered in this two-hour training include: course navigation, communicating with students, managing course content and the gradebook, utilizing the calendar, using Canvas support, and more.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Cidi Labs Basics

January 13, 2020
In-person training

Customize Look and Feel of Canvas Courses—Cidi Labs Design Tools Basics

Monday, January 13, 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This training is designed for faculty, staff, and course designers seeking to create more engaging and aesthetically pleasing courses in Canvas. Cidi Labs Design Tools are a new suite of Canvas tools that greatly expands design customization options. Topics covered in this 1.5-hour training include using Design Tools to edit page appearance, page structure, links, and lists.

Learning Objectives

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Grading in Canvas

January 14, 2020
In-person training

Grading in Canvas

Tuesday, January 14, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This 1.5-hour training is for instructors who would like to gain comprehensive knowledge of the Canvas Gradebook. You will learn about the Gradebook’s relationship to other tools in Canvas, methods for efficient Gradebook usage and organization, new Web Grading Sync functionality, and known limitations of the Gradebook as well as workarounds for those limitations.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Teaching with Canvas

January 16, 2020
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Thursday, January 16, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in a comprehensive overview of Canvas features and functionalities. Topics covered in this two-hour training include: course navigation, communicating with students, managing course content and the gradebook, utilizing the calendar, using Canvas support, and more.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Cidi Labs - Advanced

January 16, 2020
In-person training

Customize Look and Feel of Canvas Courses—Cidi Labs Design Tools Advanced

Thursday, January 16, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in using advanced features of Cidi Labs Design Tools, a new suite of Canvas tools that greatly expands design customization options. Topics covered in this 1 hour training include using Cidi Labs to edit page themes, content blocks, links, lists, and images. The Using Cidi Labs Design Tools in Canvas Basic training is strongly recommended as a prerequisite.

Learning Objectives

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Grading in Canvas

January 17, 2020
In-person training

Grading in Canvas

Friday, January 17, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E353

This 1.5-hour training is for instructors who would like to gain comprehensive knowledge of the Canvas Gradebook. You will learn about the Gradebook’s relationship to other tools in Canvas, methods for efficient Gradebook usage and organization, new Web Grading Sync functionality, and known limitations of the Gradebook as well as workarounds for those limitations.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Teaching with Canvas

January 22, 2020
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Wednesday, January 22, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in a comprehensive overview of Canvas features and functionalities. Topics covered in this two-hour training include: course navigation, communicating with students, managing course content and the gradebook, utilizing the calendar, using Canvas support, and more.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Zoom Video Conferencing Training

January 23, 2020
Webinar

Zoom Video Conferencing Training for Intermediate Users

Thursday, January 23, 10:00am
Online via Zoom

This training is geared toward those who use Zoom on a regular basis. Join us to meet some of the Learning Space Technology team and dive into some of the intermediate features that are available to all CU Boulder Zoom users. We will discuss advanced scheduling settings, in-meeting features and more.

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Cidi Labs Basics

January 23, 2020
In-person training

Customize Look and Feel of Canvas Courses—Cidi Labs Design Tools Basics

Thursday, January 23, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This training is designed for faculty, staff, and course designers seeking to create more engaging and aesthetically pleasing courses in Canvas. Cidi Labs Design Tools are a new suite of Canvas tools that greatly expands design customization options. Topics covered in this 1.5-hour training include using Design Tools to edit page appearance, page structure, links, and lists.

Learning Objectives

Sign up now!

Grading in Canvas

January 24, 2020
In-person training

Grading in Canvas

Friday, January 24, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This 1.5-hour training is for instructors who would like to gain comprehensive knowledge of the Canvas Gradebook. You will learn about the Gradebook’s relationship to other tools in Canvas, methods for efficient Gradebook usage and organization, new Web Grading Sync functionality, and known limitations of the Gradebook as well as workarounds for those limitations.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Grading in Canvas

January 27, 2020
Webinar

Grading in Canvas

Monday, January 27, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online via Zoom

This 1.5-hour training is for instructors who would like to gain comprehensive knowledge of the Canvas Gradebook. You will learn about the Gradebook’s relationship to other tools in Canvas, methods for efficient Gradebook usage and organization, new Web Grading Sync functionality, and known limitations of the Gradebook as well as workarounds for those limitations.

Zoom participant link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/613354756.

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Cidi Labs - Advanced

January 29, 2020
In-person training

Customize Look and Feel of Canvas Courses—Cidi Labs Design Tools Advanced

Wednesday, January 29, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in using advanced features of Cidi Labs Design Tools, a new suite of Canvas tools that greatly expands design customization options. Topics covered in this 1 hour training include using Cidi Labs to edit page themes, content blocks, links, lists, and images. The Using Cidi Labs Design Tools in Canvas Basic training is strongly recommended as a prerequisite.

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On-demand video trainings

Some of our training sessions are available as videos to play anytime and anywhere as many times as you need.

Teaching with Canvas

On-demand video
1 hour

Teaching with Canvas

1 hour on-demand training video

This training is designed for instructors and staff who are interested in a comprehensive overview of Canvas features and functionalities. Topics covered in this two-hour training include: course navigation, communicating with students, managing course content and the gradebook, utilizing the calendar, using Canvas support, and more.

Watch now!

Grading in Canvas

On-demand video
1 hour 20 minutes

Grading in Canvas

1 hour 20 minute on-demand training video

This training is for instructors who would like to gain comprehensive knowledge of the Canvas Gradebook. You will learn about the Gradebook’s relationship to other tools in Canvas, methods for efficient Gradebook usage and organization, new Web Grading Sync functionality, and known limitations of the Gradebook as well as workarounds for those limitations.

Watch now!

Trainings by request

In addition to the pre-scheduled or on-demand trainings listed on this page, OIT can also visit your department to facilitate one of these workshops, or set up a custom workshop tailored to your needs.

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Other training resources

Many of the vendors OIT contracts with offer webinars, on-demand trainings, and even in-person trainings on their own schedules and locations. Visit our vendors’ training pages for more information: