Professional Development Schedule

2023

Professional Development Schedule 

 

Join Professional Development  

Use the link above to join any of the sessions that have a virtual option (excluding Zoom Training) 

Registration not required for virtual sessions

Meeting ID | 944 3392 8143

Password | 614328

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Professional Development Session Details 

Assignments and Discussions

This session will review the assignment and discussion tools. Topics covered in this session will include: 

  • Creating an Assignment
  • Assignment Settings
  • Creating a Discussion
  • Discussion settings 
  • TurnIt In Basics 
Canvas Greatest Hits

This four-hour, in-person session will cover all the top things to know about Canvas from both the course design and teaching perspective. Topics covered in this session will include: 

  • Adjusting content
  • Adding and creating new content
  • Assessments (assignment, discussions, quizzes)
  • Grade Book and Rubrics
  • Communication tools
  • Grading and SpeedGrader

Food will be provided at this event. Registration is required. 

Canvas Potpourri 

This session will be in-person and two hours. This session's topics will be determined by those who register. During the registration process, you will indicate the topics you are interested in and the session will be developed based on participant responses. 

Food will be provided at this event. Registration required. 

Communication tools + Groups and Collaboration 

This session will review communication tools in Canvas that will help you communicate with your students and the use of groups for collaboration. Topics covered in this session will include:

  • Canvas Inbox (internal messaging system)
  • Course Calendar
  • Announcements
  • Setting up groups
  • Integrating Office 365
Course Analytics and Reports

This session will review the reports available to you as an instructor. Topics covered in this session will include: 

  • Where to access reports
  • What reports are available
  • How to run reports
  • Sample reports 
Getting Started with Canvas

This will be an introductory session on how to get started with Canvas. Topics covered in this session will include:

  • Accessing and logging into Canvas
  • Canvas Navigation Basics
  • Suggestions on how to approach reviewing and updating your courses
  • Basics of adding and re-arranging content 
  • Review Course Evaluation Checklist
  • Creating and Adding Content 
Gradebook and Rubrics

This session will cover setting up your gradebook and using rubrics. Topics covered in this session will include: 

  • Setting up gradebook
  • Managing categories
  • Setting up Weighted Total 
  • Overall gradebook management
  • Creating Rubrics 
Grading and SpeedGrader

This session will cover to how grade assessments in Canvas and the use of SpeedGrader. Topics covered in this session will include: 

  • Grading each assignment type (assignment, quiz, etc)
  • Grade settings and grade management 
  • Using SpeedGrader
  • Providing feedback to students (with/without a rubric)
  • Student view of feedback 
Quizzes and test banks

This session will cover Canvas quizzes and test banks. Topics covered in this session will include: 

  • Reviewing Quizzes from Blackboard
  • Creating a new quiz
  • Quiz settings
  • Working with test banks
  • Student view of quizzes 
Student View

This session will show what a course looks like from the student view. This will allow you to better understand questions that students may have about their experience. Topics covered in this session will include: 

  • Dashboard
  • Course Stream
  • Reviewing Content 
  • Discussions
  • Inbox
  • Groups
  • Assessments 
  • Grades
  • Grade Predictor tool 
 Zoom Basics | Join Zoom Training Blackboard Collaborate will be sunsetting for the College on June 30, 2023. This session will review how to use Zoom for synchronous sessions. 

  

 

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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Assignments and Discussions

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Gradebook and Rubrics

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Communication Tools & Groups and Collaboration

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Grading and SpeedGrader 

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Online Only

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Getting Started with Canvas

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Online Only 

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Canvas Potpourri

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Face-to-Face Only | ATC 201

Register

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Zoom Basics

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Online Only | Join Zoom Session

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Canvas Greatest Hits

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Face-to-Face Only | HSC 2908

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Quizzes and Test Banks

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Online Only

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Course Analytics and Reports

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Microsoft Teams in Canvas

7 PM - 7:30 PM

Online Only

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Quizzes and Test Banks

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Student View

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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