Academic Technology Trainings

Last Updated: 03/26/2020

Training and Support for Teaching Remotely

OIT will be hosting a number of training sessions to assist instructors transitioning to teaching remotely. Please revisit this page over the next few weeks to see available sessions. For additional support, visit OIT's Teaching, Learning and Remote Work Resources.

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.

Remote Teaching Drop-In Sessions

March 30, 31, April 1, 2
Online, via Zoom

Remote Teaching Drop-In Sessions

March 30, 31, April 1, 2
Online, via Zoom

These drop-in sessions are for instructors who would like hands-on support as they prepare to teach courses remotely. LTCs and other technology experts will be on hand to answer questions about Canvas, Zoom, and other supported technologies. Sessions are available on:

  • Monday, March 30, 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, March 31, 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Wednesday, April 1, 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Thursday, April 2, 10 - 11:00 am

Zoom participant link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/107395729

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Administering Quizzes Online with Canvas

March 30, April 7
Online, via Zoom

Administering Quizzes online with Canvas

March 30, April 7
Online, via Zoom

This training is designed for instructors interested in delivering quizzes and exams online using the Canvas Quiz tool. The training will cover quiz setup and functionality, available question types, and grading submitted quizzes.

Learning Objectives

Sessions are available on:

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Basics of Cidi Labs Design Tools

April 2, 8, 17
Online, via Zoom

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

April 2, 8, 17
Online, via Zoom

This training is designed for faculty and staff seeking to create more engaging, aesthetically pleasing, and easier to navigate courses in Canvas. Cidi Labs Design Tools are a suite of Canvas tools that greatly expands aesthetic design and course navigation customization options, and enhances student experience in Canvas courses.

Learning Objectives

Sessions are available on:

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Teaching with Canvas

April 6, 23
Online, via Zoom

Teaching with Canvas

April 6, 23
Online, via Zoom

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

Sessions are available on:

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Adding Digication ePortfolios to Your Course Curriculum

April 7, August 3, 11
Vendor-facilitated webinar

Adding Digication ePortfolios to Your Course Curriculum

April 7, August 3, 11
Online, via Zoom

This workshop will contextualize and provide an orientation to the use of ePortfolios for teaching, learning, and assessment at the course and program levels. Workshop participants will engage with the key functionalities and tools within Digication as they design an ePortfolio assignment and build an ePortfolio template for their course. This workshop includes integration points with the Canvas learning management system. Facilitated by Joan Monahan Watson, PhD, Director of Education and Implementation, Digication, Inc.

Learning Objectives

Sessions are available on:

Grading in Canvas

April 10, 17, 30
Online, via Zoom

Grading in Canvas

April 10, 17, 30
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 usage and organization, new Web Grading Sync functionality, and known limitations as well as workarounds.

Learning Objectives

Sessions are available on:

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Advanced Cidi Labs Design Tools

April 16, 24
Online, via Zoom

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

April 16, 24
Online, via Zoom

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

Sessions are available on:

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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.

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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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Request a Learning Technology Consultation

Interested in a consultation with a Learning Technology Consultant? Our team is available for one-on-one consultations with faculty members, instructors, TAs, and staff either in-person or via Zoom web conferencing.

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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: