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Center for Innovation and Scholarship in Teaching and Learning

Fall 2015 Workshops

Workshops  

Canvas Bootcamp Session

Wednesday, November 18, from 12pm-2:30pm | LCC230

Presented by William Radell, M.A. and Branks Manojlovic

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Canvas Bootcamp Session

Tuesday, November 17, from 12pm-2:30pm | LCC230

Presented by William Radell, M.A. and Branks Manojlovic

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Canvas "Treats and Tricks"

Thursday, October 29,2015 11:30 PM - 12:30 PM  |  LCC330

Presented by Micah Pollack, CISTL Fellow

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Fundamentals of Project-Based Learning

Monday, October 26,2015 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  |  LCC330

Bring your syllabus and an open mind to learn about ways to implement project-based learning in your course.  In this workgroup-based session you will learn what PBL is, and then set about the task of developing an idea (or two) about projects you can have your students do during their course experience with you.

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Engaging Your Students With IU eTexts

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 11am-12pm EDT (10am-11am) Register

Thursday, October 15, 2015 3pm-4pm EDT (2pm-3pm CDT) Register

In this webinar, Mark Goodner, Lead Business Analyst for IU eTexts, will 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.


Engagement Strategies: Low Tech to High Tech

Monday, October 12,2015 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  |  LCC330

In this workshop, learn from the presenter as well as from each other.  You will learn some simple methods to keep your students paying attention in class as well as strategies to engage them when learning online.  Come prepared to be part of the discussion and leave with some strategies you can implement right away.

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Getting started with Echo 360

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  |  LCC330

Echo 360 is a powerful screen recording program that gives you the ability to record your lecture from the lectern, or from your desktop/laptop to post in your Oncourse/Canvas site.  Presented at the session will be Echo 360 Personal Capture and Classroom Capture.  With these tools, you can create tutorials and “flip” your classroom.  This session is co-sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and Instructional Media Services at IU Northwest

Three  tools for teaching: Thinklink, Socrative and TodaysMeet.com

Tuesday, September 8,2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT |  LCC230

In this hands-on workshop, learn how to use three new tools to help your teaching. Two are ideal for student engagement in face to face and hybrid classes and the other is useful to help visualize learning, whether it's for you to help students learn or for students to show you what they have learned.


Migrating to Canvas - IU’s New Learning Management System 

Tuesday, July 21, 2015; 10am-11:30pm; 1pm-2:30pm.

As Oncourse now has a complete set of migration tools available, this is an excellent time to make the move to Canvas. During this hands-on workshop, faculty will be able to migrate Assignments, Tests and Surveys, Forums, Resources (except URLs), and Modules and Lessons over to a practice site in Canvas. The workshop will also 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, Files, Syllabus, Assignments, and Calendar.
 
Presenter: Eric Bauer, Instructional Technology Consultant, IUPUI.
 
All workshops will be in Raintree Hall 202.
 
Four sessions will be offered.  Seating is limited to 12 per session, and is on a first come - first serve basis. If you don’t see a choice available when you access the form, that means the session is full.
 
Please complete the form to view the available dates and times; and to reserve your spot.  Only completed forms will be accepted.


Migrating to Canvas - IU’s New Learning Management System 

Monday, July 13, 2015;  10am – 11:30 am; and 1pm – 2:30pm.

As Oncourse now has a complete set of migration tools available, this is an excellent time to make the move to Canvas. During this hands-on workshop, faculty will be able to migrate Assignments, Tests and Surveys, Forums, Resources (except URLs), and Modules and Lessons over to a practice site in Canvas. The workshop will also 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, Files, Syllabus, Assignments, and Calendar.
 
Presenter: Eric Bauer, Instructional Technology Consultant, IUPUI.
 
All workshops will be in Raintree Hall 202.
 
Four sessions will be offered.  Seating is limited to 12 per session, and is on a first come - first serve basis. If you don’t see a choice available when you access the form, that means the session is full.
 
Please complete the form to view the available dates and times; and to reserve your spot.  Only completed forms will be accepted.

Chalk and Talks  

Rhetorial Warriorship

Presented by: Mark L. McPhail, EVCAA
Thursday, September 24th
11:30am-12:30pm
HH243

Using Podcasting as a Tool for Student Success

Presented by: Harold E. Olivey, Assistant Professor of Biology
Monday, September 21st
11:30am-12:30pm
HH243
Online Canvas Workshops - IU Teaching Centers / IT Training  

Using Groups in Canvas

Presenters:Kael Kanczuzewski, Douglas Jerolimov
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Monday, 2/22/2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

In Canvas, Groups are a way instructors can create spaces for groups of students to submit group assignments and collaborate as part of a course. Canvas Sections allow faculty to organize students in a course and manage access to some course features. This workshop will present an overview of Canvas Groups and Sections, demonstrate uses of both in courses, and allow participants to have a group and section experience.

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Canvas: Communications

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, M Leach
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Friday, 2/19/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

Canvas offers instructors many ways to communicate with their students. In this webinar, Madeleine Gonin from the CITL and Kim Murday of IT Training will discuss best practices for using the following tools: the inbox, announcements, chat, discussions, and notifications. Participants will then be able to determine which communication options best meet their needs.

Prerequisites: A basic understanding of Canvas is required. Participants should have attended a First Look workshop, read the Instructor Quickstart guide, and/or watched the instructor videos available athttp://guides.instructure.com.

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Canvas: Assignments and Grading

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Eric Heaps
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Wednesday, 2/10/2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

In this webinar, Cordah Robinson will demonstrate how the Assignments tool and Grades tool present graded activities to students and how instructors can use these tools to record grades and communicate with students about their competency and progress.

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Canvas: Assignments and Grading

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Eric Heaps
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Wednesday, 2/10/2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

In this webinar, Cordah Robinson will demonstrate how the Assignments tool and Grades tool present graded activities to students and how instructors can use these tools to record grades and communicate with students about their competency and progress.

Click Her to Register


First Look at Canvas - IT Training

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Eric Heaps
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Friday, 2/5/2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

This workshop lasts 50 minutes.

In this webinar, jointly offered by CTL 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

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Peer Assessment in Canvas

Presenters:Thomas Janke, Douglas Jerolimov
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Tuesday, 1/26/2016 7:00 AM - 7:15 AM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

This session will allow participants to experience the peer assessment (peer review) features built into Canvas Assignments. Following an overview of what peer assessment, participants will have the opportunity to complete, then build, a peer assessment activity based upon the principles discussed earlier in this session.

NOTE: The workshop is held online using Adobe Connect. You will need working speakers to hear the presenter. It is strongly recommended that you have a high-speed Internet connection to participate in this session. Registered participants will receive an email with instructions for viewing and a link to the Adobe Connect meeting room a day or two before the event.

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Using Groups in Canvas

Presenters:Kael Kanczuzewski, Douglas Jerolimov
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Wednesday, 1/20/2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

In Canvas, Groups are a way instructors can create spaces for groups of students to submit group assignments and collaborate as part of a course. Canvas Sections allow faculty to organize students in a course and manage access to some course features. This workshop will present an overview of Canvas Groups and Sections, demonstrate uses of both in courses, and allow participants to have a group and section experience.

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Canvas: Quizzes

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Cordah Pearce
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Friday, 1/15/2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

In this webinar participants will learn about the basics of using the Quizzes tool, including how to create a quiz, specify settings, and add individual questions. Participants will also learn how to use Question Groups to organize and randomize questions, as well as the range of response options for quizzes.


Canvas: Communications

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Madeleine Gonin
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Thursday, 1/14/2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

Canvas offers instructors many ways to communicate with their students. In this webinar, Madeleine Gonin from the CITL and Kim Murday of IT Training will discuss best practices for using the following tools: the inbox, announcements, chat, discussions, and notifications. Participants will then be able to determine which communication options best meet their needs.

Prerequisites: A basic understanding of Canvas is required. Participants should have attended a First Look workshop, read the Instructor Quickstart guide, and/or watched the instructor videos available athttp://guides.instructure.com.

Click Here to Register


Canvas: Assignments and Grading

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Erich Bauer
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Tuesday, 1/12/2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

In this webinar, Cordah Robinson will demonstrate how the Assignments tool and Grades tool present graded activities to students and how instructors can use these tools to record grades and communicate with students about their competency and progress.

Click Here to Register!


First Look at Canvas - IT Training

Presenter: Kimmaree Murday
Organizer: Tom Janke
When: Monday, 1/11/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

This workshop lasts 50 minutes.

In this webinar, jointly offered by CTL 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

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Building and Organizing Content in Canvas with Modules

Presenter:Erich Bauer
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Thursday, 1/7/2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

Canvas offers new ways of organizing and presenting content to students through the Modules tool. Organize files, assignments, quizzes, web links, and custom web pages in a format that guides the learner experience through your course content. This is a hands-on workshop where you will have the opportunity to build a module that using the tools mentioned above.

NOTE: You will need working speakers to hear the presenter. It is strongly recommended that you have a high-speed Internet connection to participate in this session. Registered participants will receive an email with instructions for viewing and a link to the Adobe Connect meeting room a day or two before the event.

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Canvas Pages: Content in Context

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, M Leach
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Wednesday, 1/6/2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

Canvas offers instructors many options for presenting course materials to their students. In this webinar, copresented by CTL and IT Training, participants will learn to manage files, embed media, and create Pages in order to present course materials to students in more engaging ways.

what you'll learn:
-how to manage course files
-how to embed media into various tools
-how to create pages to share course content with students
need to know:
- be familiar with the Canvas interface
- be familiar with the assignments tool

prerequsite: Canvas First Look workshop

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Canvas: Assignments and Grading

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Cordah Pearce
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Tuesday, 1/5/2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

In this webinar, Cordah Robinson will demonstrate how the Assignments tool and Grades tool present graded activities to students and how instructors can use these tools to record grades and communicate with students about their competency and progress.

Click Here to Register


First Look at Canvas - IT Training

Presenters:Kimmaree Murday, Madeleine Gonin
Organizer:Tom Janke
When:Monday, 1/4/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where:Online - http://connect.iu.edu/learncanvas

This workshop lasts 50 minutes.

In this webinar, jointly offered by CTL 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

Click Here to Register

CISTL Workshop Recordings  
If you are a faculty member at Indiana University and would like access to the CISTL Workshop recordings, please email William Radell, Instructional Technology Consultant, at wbradell@iun.edu.