Canvas Training Dates

Currently, all Canvas training sessions will be online through Microsoft Teams. Links to training meeting will be emailed to registrants prior to the session.

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Getting Started with UTA Canvas (60 - 90 minutes)

This session will provide a beginner's tour of Canvas. It will introduce you to the Dashboard, Course list, Calendar, Inbox, Help links, and Personal Notification Settings. We will also view a course in UTA Canvas introducing Course Settings, the Rich Content Editor, Announcements, Uploading a Syllabus, and Cross-listing (Merging) courses.

  • June 2nd @ 10:00 am
  • June 3rd @ 10:00 am

Canvas Course Modules (60 minutes)

Modules allow instructors to organize content to help control the flow of the course. Pages store content and educational resources that can include text, video, and links to files. Help your students keep track of what they have and have not done by adding requirements (submit, view, mark as done) to each content item in your course Modules. This allows the students to see what they have already completed (for both content and assignments) and which items they still need to complete.

  • June 2nd @ 2:00 pm
  • June 3rd @ 2:00 pm

Canvas Assignments (60 minutes)

In this session, you will learn to create Assignments in Canvas, grade online submissions with SpeedGrader, and create columns in the Gradebook for offline assignments. We will also cover using Assignment Groups to organize your Assignments and calculate a final grade in Canvas.

  • June 9th @ 10:00 am

Studio Video in Canvas (60 minutes)

Studio is a communication tool that allows instructors and students to actively collaborate through video and audio media. This session will cover recording a video from your desktop or webcam, uploading a video from your computer or YouTube, adding Closed Captions to your recordings, and adding videos to your course.

  • June 9th @ 2:00 pm

Canvas New Quizzes (60 minutes)

This session will help you create tests and quizzes using the New Quiz tool in Canvas by creating questions or adding questions from question banks. New Quizzes is the updated quiz tool in Canvas which includes new question types such as, Categorization, Ordering, and Hot Spot.

  • June 10th @ 10:00 am
  • June 24th @ 10:00 am

Respondus Lockdown Browser (30 – 60 Minutes)

Add the Lockdown Browser to any Canvas quiz to add a layer of security to your exams. We will discuss the various lockdown browser settings, Respondus Monitor, and the new Instructor Live Proctoring feature.

  • June 10th @ 2:00 pm
  • June 24th @ 2:00 pm

Canvas Discussion Boards (60 minutes)

Create Discussion Board Forums in your Canvas course where students can discuss topics with their classmates. This session will help you create discussion board forums, create group discussion board forums, and grading student responses.

  • June 16th @ 10:00 am

Rubrics in Canvas (60 minutes)

Create and manage rubrics in a Canvas course. Add rubrics to grade assignments, quizzes, and discussion boards.

  • June 16th @ 2:00 pm

Ally Accessibility Tool in Canvas (60 minutes)

Ally is a tool in canvas that provides guidance and tips to make your content accessible by providing feedback on the accessibility of your content and step by step instructions to improve content accessibility. Ally also provides your students with alternative versions of your files that allow students to choose the type of file that best suits their needs.

  • June 17th @ 10:00 am

Accessible Documents for Online Instruction (60 minutes)

Learn to Create accessible documents for your students. This workshop prepares participants to create accessible documents using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

  • June 17th @ 2:00 pm

Canvas Gradebook (60 minutes)

The Canvas Gradebook contains many tools that make grading and contacting students easier. Learn how to reorganize the grade book columns, email students from the grade book, automatically deduct points for late submissions, hide grades from students, and different grade book views and filters. We will also discuss using Canvas to calculate a final grade.

  • June 23rd @ 10:00 am

Unicheck (60 minutes)

Unicheck is a plagiarism tool in Canvas used to verify the originality of student submissions. This session will help you add the Unicheck plagiarism tool to Canvas Assignments and understand the originality report it produces. Dan Moore, from the Office of Student Conduct, will join and speak about university policies toward student plagiarism.

  • June 23rd @ 2:00 pm