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CENTER FOR INNOVATION AND SCHOLARSHIP IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

Fall 2014 Workshops

Chalk and Talk: "Fostering Student-Lead Research: How I learned to stop worrying and love the chaos."

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 |LC 330 |12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Register |Presenter: Kevin McElmurry


You'll never look back! Using Canvas Speedgrader

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (virtual delivery via Adobe Connect)
Register | Presenter: Angela Solic, Ph.D.

To join the meeting:
https://connect.iu.edu/speedgrader/


Canvas: Migrating Files and Resources from Oncourse

This workshop lasts 50 minutes.
In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will explore the Files tool in Canvas. We will discuss good practices for file storage and the connection between Canvas and Box. Participants will also learn how to manage their multimedia files in Canvas. We will demonstrate how to zip and move Resources from Oncourse to Canvas.
What you’ll learn:
·         how to zip and move Resources from Oncourse to Canvas
·         how to manage multimedia files
·         good practices for file storage   

What you need to know: be familiar with the Resources tool in Oncourse
Tue 12/2/2014 • 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

ONLINE URL will be sent via faculty distribution list.


How to use the Canvas Discussion tool

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (virtual delivery via Adobe Connect)
Register | Presenter: Angela Solic, Ph.D.

To join the meeting:
https://connect.iu.edu/discussionscanvas/


Canvas: Communication Strategies

This workshop lasts 50 minutes.
Canvas offers instructors many different ways to communicate with their students. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will discuss best practices for using tools like the inbox, announcements, chat, and more. Participants will learn how to determine which communication options will best meet their needs.
What you’ll learn:           
·         when to use the announcements tool
·         when to use the inbox to send and receive messages
·         when to use the chat tool
·         when to use the discussions tool
·         when to use conferences
·         how to set notifications

What you need to know: familiarity with Canvas tools
If you don't have those skills, consider first taking the workshop: Canvas: First Look        
Wed 11/19/2014 • 11:00 AM-11:50 AM CST (12:00 PM - 12:50 PM EST)

ONLINE URL will be sent via faculty distribution list.


Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview

This workshop lasts 50 minutes.
In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.
What you’ll learn:           
·         how to build the gradebook with the assignments tool
·         how to organize assignments into groups
·         how to add assignments
·         how to grade assignments using the gradebook
·         how to grade assignments using SpeedGrader  

Tue 11/18/2014 • 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM CST (2:00 PM - 2:50 PM EST)

ONLINE URL will be sent via faculty distribution list.


Chalk and Talk: "Think globally - teach locally! Big and small ways to foster classroom engagement through locally-based learning."

Thursday, November 13, 2014 |LC 330 |11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Register |Presenter: Kristin Huysken


Making the Most out of Modules and Pages in Canvas.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (virtual delivery via Adobe Connect)
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use Modules and Pages in Canvas.


Canvas: First Look

This workshop lasts 50 minutes.
In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.
What you’ll learn:           
·         how to navigate through a new course
·         how to set up your course in Canvas
·         the basics of the Assignments tool
·         the basics of the Syllabus tool

What you need to know: be familiar with Oncourse or other learning management systems
Wednesday, 10/29/2014 • 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
ONLINE URL will be sent via faculty distribution list.

Thu 11/13/2014 • 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
ONLINE URL will be sent via faculty distribution list.


Learn the 3 "C's" of Canvas!

Thursday, October 16, 2014 |LC 230 |10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use the Communication, Collaborations and Conferences tools in Canvas.


Chalk and Talk: "Perspectives on Barbarians: From Research to the Classroom, Part 2"

Monday, October 13, 2014 |LC 330| 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Register |Presenter: David Parnell


Let's talk tools!

Monday, October 6, 2014 |LC 230 |12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use both the Discussions and Group tools in Canvas.


Interested in learning tools in Canvas?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 |LC 230 |1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use the Assignments, Quizzes and Speedgrader tools in Canvas.


NEW Workshops:

Engaging Your Students With IU eTexts

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 |LC 230 |11:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Mark Goodner, Lead Business Analyst for IU eTexts

In this session, Mark Goodner, will be here on the IU Northwest Campus to demonstrate Courseload Engage, and answer any questions that faculty may have regarding IU eTexts.  If you are a faculty or staff member who is either currently using IU eTexts in your course, or are considering using them, you are encouraged to attend.

Echo 360

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 |LC 330 |9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Randy Newbrough, Principle Instructional and Collaborative Technologist for UTIS

This session will provide an overview of how Echo360 works, the Classroom Lecture Recording service, and a demonstration of the Echo360 student portal.  Participants will also be shown the Echo360 Personal Capture software that allows them to create recordings from their laptops, office workstations, or at home and post them to the Web for their students to view.

Adobe Connect Pexip

Register Wednesday, September 24, 2014 |LC 230 |3:00PM - 4:00 PM

This session will focus on two specific web/video conferencing technologies, Adobe Connect and Pexip, that are available to faculty, students, and staff and supported by IU.  Demonstrations will be done to show the type of interaction that can take place between faculty and students for live class sessions.



Would you like to know more about Modules & Pages?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 |LC 230 |10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use both the Modules and Pages tools in Canvas.


Learn the 3 "C's" of Canvas!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 |LC 230 |1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use the Communication, Collaborations and Conferences tools in Canvas.


Chalk and Talk: "Using Postcards as A Classroom Teaching Tool"

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 |HH 243 |11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Register |Presenter: Michelle Stokely


Interested in learning tools in Canvas?

Friday, September 12, 2014 |LC 230 |10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use the Assignments, Quizzes and Speedgrader tools in Canvas.


Let's talk tools!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 |LC 230 |3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

Participants will get an opportunity to discover and use both the Discussions and Group tools in Canvas.


Curious about Canvas? Learn the new LMS August 12!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 |RH 202 |10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Register |Organizer and Presenters: Angela Solic, Ph.D. and William Radell, M.A.

What you learn is up to you.  Will and Angela will ask participants what they want to learn and the workshop's agenda will be determined on the spot.  Participants will also get an opportunity to see some courses that have been designed in Canvas.  Please be prepared to work on the computer during the workshop.  If you have documents you'd like to upload into a Canvas course, please load them in advance into your IU Box account, personal Dropbox account, into Google Drive, or bring them on a flash drive.

Please Keep Checking Back For Updates!  More Dates Will Appear as They Become Available!

Workshops Are Open to Both Faculty and Staff!