Canvas training sessions for faculty and graduate instructors taking place during the month of June have been announced and are now available for sign up.
- To view specific information on courses/open labs/workshops being offered, select the course name provided below..
- To see session dates and times or to sign up for a session please see: https://infopro.bgsu.edu/protected
In addition to the face-to-face training sessions, online training is available. Links to this training is included in the Online Training section below.
During this workshop, registered participants will receive personalized assistance from faculty and ITS Canvas trainers with creating a course in Canvas. Participants are asked to bring the course files they wish to use in creating their Canvas course. The following are some of the tasks that may be completed during this workshop:
- Add course files/folders to Canvas
- Add new contact methods (e.g., cell phone) to Canvas settings
- Set Notification Preferences
- Add syllabus to Canvas / Copy-Paste Syllabus to Canvas
- Create Assignments
- Create Course Home Page and Modules
- Add Announcements and Events to Calendar
- Create Rubrics for Various Assignment Types
- Use the Gradebook
- Use the SpeedGrader with TurnItIn and Crocodocs
The advanced features of Canvas are covered in this training. This training will enable users, whom have begun to implement Canvas, to explore advanced uses of the features within Canvas that may enhance the learning and teaching experience.
This is an opportunity to inquire about the functions and features available in Canvas. This is not a standardized training session; however there will be demonstrations that pertain to individual inquiries during the session. Participants are asked to please bring inquiries and questions that they would like to have addressed.
This seminar is designed for faculty who will be teaching online and/or building an online course in Canvas. It will cover select pedagogical aspects of eaching online as well as the basics of online course design utilizing Quality Matters (www.qmprogram.org) principles. In addition, participants will use Canvas during the seminar to begin building an online course. Upon completion of the seminar, faculty will have the tools needed to develop an online course as well as have an understanding of pedagogy and learning from the online student perspective.
Prerequisite: Particiapnts are asked to have completed Canvas 101 Open Lab Workshop prior to attending.
- Seating for each session is limited, so be sure to sign up to reserve a spot in the session that works best for your schedule.
- To sign up for a session go to: https://webapp.bgsu.edu/pstrain . The within the sign up application the workshop session description lists the building and room location for each workshop. If you are unfamiliar with the location of the building, please access the Campus Map.
- If the session you sign up for is labeled BYOL – this is a session in which you are asked to “Bring Your Own Laptop”.
- In order to begin to develop materials for a course, participants will need to select one of their Canvas courses to work with and bring course content on a zip drive.
- Canvas workshop cancellation policy: It will be required that five or more participants be registered by 24 hours prior to the session start time. If this requirement is not met, the session may be cancelled. If a session is cancelled, the registered participants will be notified by email in advance of the session time.
Any faculty member who would like to begin learning about Canvas prior to attending a training session is invited to utilize the Faculty Resources. This link provides resources a faculty member may use in order to become familiar with Canvas and begin course development in Canvas.
Students are also invited to visit the Student Resources page in order to review available material about Canvas from a student perspective.