Canvas Training for Faculty: Part 3 – Aug. 16-19

In Upcoming Events, by , on August 10th, 2016

Canvas Basics continues with Parts 2 during the second week of August. All training will be held in VINI 107. As Part 2 will also be hands-on, please bring a flash drive loaded with the following materials to the Canvas Basics Part 2 training session:

  • A Word document
  • A Rubric if you have one
  • Some quiz questions:
    • 1 multiple choice
    • 1 true or false
    • 1 fill in the blank
    • 1 short answerGoing deeper into Pages, Assignments, Discussions, and QuizzesUsing RubricsCreating Assignment Groups and Weighted Grading
    • What, why, and how you should hide items from students
    • The Canvas Gradebook and SpeedGrader
    • Adding useful apps to your Rich Content Editor and how to use the apps
    • Canvas Basics Part 2 will cover:

Why you should use Canvas in your face-to-face classes

Canvas Basics Part 3

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 19, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Canvas Basics Part 3 will cover:

Establishing your Canvas Notification settings

Announcing and email through Canvas

Creating student group assignments

Using the Collaborations tool

Conferences (Canvas’s version of “Classroom Anywhere” or “Google Hangouts”)


Adding Outcomes to Assignments and the Learning Mastery Gradebook

Managing the course roster

As seating is limited to 15 per session, please reserve you spot by e-mailing If you cannot make any of these times, you can always set up one-on-one Canvas training. Just e-mail and we can schedule sessions that are convenient for you. For the full schedule, please visit