Academic Technology Trainings

Last Updated: 08/13/2019

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.

Teaching with Canvas

August 15, 2019
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Thursday, August 15, 10:00 am - 12:00 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.

Facilitator: Marcus Williams, Lead Learning Technology Consultant.

Learning Objectives

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PlayPosit Interactive Video

August 15, 2019
Webinar

Enhance Your Course with PlayPosit Interactive Video

Thursday, August 15, 11:00 am
Online via Zoom

PlayPosit is an interactive video tool that allows instructors to layer your own custom lesson (quiz questions, text prompts, images, etc.) over video content. This training will go over how to use PlayPosit to enhance student learning by tracking the digestion of video content. Use PlayPosit to flip your classroom, hold students accountable, gather in the moment analytics, create a positive learning community, provide feedback to student submitted videos, and so much more.

Learning Objectives

Participant Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/192976505

Classroom Technology Overview

August 19, 2019
In-person training

Classroom Technology Overview Training

Monday, August 19, 10:00 am
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E113

This 20-30 minute training will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. Participants will learn how to connect their device, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. This training is for anyone who wants to learn more about utilizing in-room technology for learning spaces which are centrally scheduled and supported.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

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Teaching with Canvas

August 19, 2019
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Monday, August 19, 10:00 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.

Facilitator: Marcus Williams, Lead Learning Technology Consultant.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Classroom Technology Overview

August 20, 2019
In-person training

Classroom Technology Overview Training

Tuesday, August 20, 10:00 am
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E113

This 20-30 minute training will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. Participants will learn how to connect their device, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. This training is for anyone who wants to learn more about utilizing in-room technology for learning spaces which are centrally scheduled and supported.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Increase Interaction with CUClickers

August 20, 2019
In-person training

Increase Interaction with CUClickers & iclicker

Tuesday, August 20, 11:00 am
Stadium 367

Are you thinking of ways to make your lectures more interactive? Have you wondered how to confirm whether your students are learning what you’re teaching? Attend OIT's CUClickers training to help set up iClicker in your classroom. The CUClickers service now integrates seamlessly with your Canvas course, and we’ll help set up your integration with Canvas so you can easily download rosters, upload grades, and keep your Canvas grade book current.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

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Cidi Labs Basics

August 20, 2019
In-person training

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

Tuesday, August 20, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W344

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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Classroom Technology Overview

August 21, 2019
In-person training

Classroom Technology Overview Training

Wednesday, August 21, 2:00 pm
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E113

This 20-30 minute training will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. Participants will learn how to connect their device, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. This training is for anyone who wants to learn more about utilizing in-room technology for learning spaces which are centrally scheduled and supported.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Increase Interaction with CUClickers

August 21, 2019
In-person training

Increase Interaction with CUClickers & iclicker

Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am
Stadium 367

Are you thinking of ways to make your lectures more interactive? Have you wondered how to confirm whether your students are learning what you’re teaching? Attend OIT's CUClickers training to help set up iClicker in your classroom. The CUClickers service now integrates seamlessly with your Canvas course, and we’ll help set up your integration with Canvas so you can easily download rosters, upload grades, and keep your Canvas grade book current.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Increase Interaction with CUClickers

August 22, 2019
In-person training

Increase Interaction with CUClickers & iclicker

Thursday, August 22, 12:00 pm
Stadium 367

Are you thinking of ways to make your lectures more interactive? Have you wondered how to confirm whether your students are learning what you’re teaching? Attend OIT's CUClickers training to help set up iClicker in your classroom. The CUClickers service now integrates seamlessly with your Canvas course, and we’ll help set up your integration with Canvas so you can easily download rosters, upload grades, and keep your Canvas grade book current.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Teaching with Canvas

August 22, 2019
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Thursday, August 22, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W344

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.

Facilitator: Marcus Williams, Lead Learning Technology Consultant.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Classroom Technology Overview

August 22, 2019
In-person training

Classroom Technology Overview Training

Thursday, August 22, 2:00 pm
Muenzinger Psychology Building, room E113

This 20-30 minute training will cover the Audio/Visual technology in the classroom. Participants will learn how to connect their device, control the audio and video systems, and troubleshoot common issues. This training is for anyone who wants to learn more about utilizing in-room technology for learning spaces which are centrally scheduled and supported.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Grading in Canvas

August 23, 2019
In-person training

Grading in Canvas

Friday, August 23, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E351

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 (and workarounds) of the Gradebook.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

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Cidi Labs - Advanced

August 23, 2019
In-person training

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

Friday, August 23, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E351

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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Teaching with Canvas

August 26, 2019
Webinar

Teaching with Canvas

Monday, August 26, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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.

Facilitator: Marcus Williams, Lead Learning Technology Consultant.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Participant Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/929139486

Cidi Labs Basics

August 27, 2019
In-person training

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

Tuesday, August 27, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W313

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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Quizzes in Canvas

August 28, 2019
In-person training

Quizzes in Canvas: Introducing The New Quizzes Tool

Wednesday, August 28, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W313

This 1.5 hour training is designed for instructors who are interested in creating quizzes in Canvas. In this training we will be focusing on Canvas’ New Quizzes. This training will cover New Quizzes setup and functionality, including importing regular Quizzes into New Quizzes, question types, creating question banks, and grading quizzes.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Cidi Labs - Advanced

August 29, 2019
In-person training

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

Thursday, August 29, 11:00 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 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

Sign up now!

Teaching with Canvas

August 29, 2019
In-person training

Teaching with Canvas

Thursday, August 29, 1:00 – 3:00 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.

Facilitator: Marcus Williams, Lead Learning Technology Consultant.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Grading in Canvas

September 3, 2019
Webinar

Grading in Canvas

Tuesday, September 3, 1:00 - 2:30 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 (and workarounds) of the Gradebook.

Learning Objectives

Participant Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/929139486

Cidi Labs Basics

September 4, 2019
In-person training

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

Wednesday, September 4, 10:30 am- 12:00 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

Sign up now!

Canvas Engagement & Collaboration

September 4, 2019
In-person training

Using Canvas to Maximize Student Engagement and Collaboration

Monday, September 4, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room W344

This 1.5 hour workshop is for instructors who would like to maximize student engagement and collaboration in their courses. You will learn about the Announcements, Groups, Discussions, Collaborations, Calendar, Inbox, Chat, and conditional release tools in Canvas.

Learning Objectives

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Quizzes in Canvas

September 5, 2019
In-person training

Quizzes in Canvas: Introducing The New Quizzes Tool

Thursday, September 5, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E313

This 1.5 hour training is designed for instructors who are interested in creating quizzes in Canvas. In this training we will be focusing on Canvas’ New Quizzes. This training will cover New Quizzes setup and functionality, including importing regular Quizzes into New Quizzes, question types, creating question banks, and grading quizzes.

Learning Objectives

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Sign up now!

Cidi Labs - Advanced

September 6, 2019
In-person training

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

Friday, September 6, 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), room E351

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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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: