Academic Technology Trainings

Last Updated: 02/27/2020

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.

Play Posit - Connect with Students

March 5, 2020
Vendor-facilitated webinar

Play Posit - Connect with Students

Thursday, March 5, 2:00 - 2:45 pm
Vendor-facilitated webinar

Think about your large format courses. How do you connect with learners in these courses? Attend this PlayPosit-hosted webinar to learn which interactions are most effective for your large format courses. This webinar is geared towards all skill levels.

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Deploy PlayPosit in New Ways - Session 2

March 10, 2020
Vendor-facilitated webinar

Deploy PlayPosit Interactive Video in New Ways - Session 2

Tuesday, March 10, 2:00 - 2:45 pm
Vendor-facilitated webinar

Explore a different way to deploy your bulbs! Session 2 will focus on Broadcast - learn how you can create a class response system using PlayPosit and your LMS so that every student is accounted for and engaged. This session will be interactive so be ready to participate!

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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.

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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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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: