Canvas - Training Sessions

Last Updated: 06/14/2018

Overview

As part of the effort to educate CU Boulder about the new LMS on campus, OIT offers workshops and consultations to get you started with Canvas!

Training Sessions

This page outlines the workshops that the Learning Technology Consultants (LTC) in the Academic Technology Applications Program (ATAP) provides to CU Boulder faculty and staff. We would be happy to visit your department to facilitate one of the workshops listed below or a custom workshop tailored to your department needs. Please contact us at 303-735-4357 (5-HELP) or help@colorado.edu to schedule.

Session Descriptions

Canvas Showcase: The Possibilities of Canvas

Description: This one hour demonstration is designed for faculty and staff who are looking to learn more about Canvas and its affordances. The session will provide users with an overview of Canvas features and a demonstration of the student and teacher apps. By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • State affordances of Canvas.
  • Use the teacher app.
  • Find Canvas support.

Register now for Canvas Trainings

  • Thursday, June 28th || 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Norlin Library E113
  • Thursday, July 19th || 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Norlin Library E113

More sessions will be offered before and during the Fall semester. Please check back in mid July, or contact us to schedule a Canvas Showcase session for your department.

Introduction to Teaching with Canvas

Description: This training is designed for instructors and staff who are ready to start developing courses in Canvas. 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. By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Navigate Canvas using the Global Navigation Bar, the Dashboard, the Course Navigation Bar, and the Help Menu).
  • Communicate with students through Announcements, the Inbox, and Notifications.
  • Manage the Calendar and track student attendance in the Attendance tool.
  • Upload and organize course materials.
  • Create and implement course activities like Assignments, Quizzes, and Discussions.
  • Grade Students via the Gradebook, Speedgrader, and Rubrics.

 Bring your Laptop to follow along!

Register now for Canvas Trainings

  • Tuesday, June 26th || 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m, Norlin Library E113
  • Tuesday, July 17th || 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m, Norlin Library E113
  • Tuesday, April 3rd | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., TLC 215

More sessions will be offered before and during the Fall semester. Please check back in mid July, or contact us to schedule a Canvas Showcase session for your department.