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Workshops & Events

If you want a self-pace option to learn everything you need to know about creating courses in Canvas, self-enroll now into the Cal Poly Canvas Orientation course.

What options do I have for alternative final exams?
How can I provide instructional continuity

The self-pace online course for Creating an Online in Canvas is coming soon. (possibly Tue. 3/17)

Finals Week Workshop

Friday, March 20, from 9am - 4pm (12-1 lunch break), Canvas provided Cal Poly a Webinar about Creating an Online Course in Canvas

This was a live/synchronous webinar. View the recorded session.  Agenda provided / Chat links from session

Spring Break Workshops

On the beach with a computerThe CTLT will be providing live and recorded webinar workshops, topic office hours and consultations to support your Canvas needs. The links to the synchronous webinars are available below.

Workshops about:

  • Canvas
  • Zoom
  • Screencast-O-Matic

Monday Mar. 23 – Synchronous Webinars, 10 am – 3 pm 

  • Getting started with Canvas CP Template 10:10 - 11am (Intro Recorded /  Template: Recorded (un-edited caption) / Chat)
  • Assessments & Grade Import to Grade Roster  11:10am - Noon 
    (Recorded (un-edited caption) / Chat)
  • How to create a Quiz  1:10 - 2pm (Recorded (un-edited caption) / Chat)
  • File management  2:10 - 3pm (Recorded (un-edited caption) / Chat)

Monday’s videos made available for general viewing later that day. Captioned options will be available at a later date.

Tuesday Mar. 24 – Synchronous Webinars, 10am - 3pm 

  • Creating Content in Canvas  10:10 - 11am (Recorded (un-edited caption) / Chat)
  • Discussions & peer review - engagement online  11:10am - Noon (Recorded (un-edited caption) / Chat)
  • Communication methods – mail, announcements  1:10 - 2pm (Recorded (un-edited caption) / Chat)
  • Open Q & A   2:10 – 3pm

Tuesday's videos made available for general viewing later that day.

Wednesday Mar. 25 - Topic Based Open Office Hours 

  • Getting started with Canvas CP Template 10:10 - 11am 
  • Assessments & Grade Import to Grade Roster  11:10am - Noon 
  • How to create a quiz  1:10 - 2pm 
  • File management   2:10 - 3pm 


Virtual Teaching in ZOOM Workshop: 

  • Wednesday, March 25  10:00am - Noon (Recorded)

    Thursday Mar. 26 - Topic Based Open Office Hours 

    • Creating Content in Canvas  10:10 - 11am 
    • Discussions & peer review - engagement online  11:10am - noon 
    • Communication methods – mail, announcements   1:10 - 2pm 
    • Open Q & A    2:10 – 3pm 


    Creating Videos with Screencast-O-Matic Workshop: 

    • Thursday, March 26, 10:00 - 11:30am  (Recorded)

    Friday, Mar. 27 - Consultations by Request

    Appointment available now for those who have participated in the webinar/video
    LMS Consults are available for those who have not.

    • After you have attended or watched the videos - schedule a consultation with an Instructional Designer or with the LMS Support Team

    Tonia 
    https://calendly.com/tmalonecp  

    • LMS PolyLearn and Canvas support 
    • Using Technology to support teaching and learning 
    • LMS Integrations
    • Online Teaching

    Catherine 
    https://calendly.com/catherine_hillman

    • Using Technology to support teaching and learning 
    • LMS PolyLearn and Canvas support 
    • Online Teaching 

    Luanne 
    https://calendly.com/lfose

    • ZOOM (in general, in Canvas, in PolyLearn) 
    • Screencast-O-Matic (in general, in Canvas, in PolyLearn) 
    • Syllabi in Canvas 
    • Communication Tools in Canvas, Canvas Profile, Canvas Notifications 
    • Captioning 
    • Using technology to support teaching and learning 
    • Audio and Video 

    Pam 
    https://calendly.com/pamdougherty  

    • Using Technology to support teaching and learning 
    • Accessibility – Access for all 
    • LMS PolyLearn and Canvas support 
    • Online Teaching 

    Virtual Teaching in ZOOM Workshop Schedule: 

      Monday Mar. 30 - Topic Based Open Office Hours 

      After you have watched the instructional video, join us in the scheduled (see schedule below by topic) office hour to learn more and ask questions about that tool.
      LMS Consults are available for those who have not watched the videos or have questions outside the scheduled times by tool.

      NOTE: Please do not enter the ZOOM meeting until the date and time the webinar starts.

      Zoom links 
      10am - 12 (noon) https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/884511949
      1 - 3pm https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/8057567381

      • Getting started with Canvas CP Template 10:10 -11am 
      • Assessments & Grade Import to Grade Roster  11:10am - Noon 
      • How to create a quiz  1:10-2pm 
      • File management   2:10-3pm 


      Virtual Teaching in ZOOM Workshop Schedule: 

      Wednesday Apr. 1 - Topic Based Open Office Hours 

      After you have watched the instructional video, join us in the scheduled (see schedule below by topic) office hour to learn more and ask questions about that tool.
      LMS Consults are available for those who have not watched the videos or have questions outside the scheduled times by tool.

      Zoom link (link here) NOTE: Please do not enter the ZOOM meeting until the date and time the webinar starts.

      • Creating Content in Canvas  10:10 -11am 
      • Discussions & peer review - engagement online  11:10am - noon 
      • Communication methods – mail, announcements   1:10-2pm 
      • Open Q & A    2:10 – 3pm 

      Thursday, Apr. 2 & Friday, Apr. 3 - Consultations by Request

      Appointment available now for those who have participated in the webinar/video.
      LMS Consults are available for those who have not.

      • After you have attended or watched the videos - schedule a consultation with an Instructional Designer or with the LMS Support Team

      Tonia 
      https://calendly.com/tmalonecp 

      • LMS PolyLearn and Canvas support 
      • Using Technology to support teaching and learning 
      • LMS Integrations
      • Online Teaching

      Catherine 
      https://calendly.com/catherine_hillman

      • Using Technology to support teaching and learning 
      • LMS PolyLearn and Canvas support 
      • Online Teaching 

      Luanne 
      https://calendly.com/lfose

      • ZOOM (in general, in Canvas, in PolyLearn) 
      • Screencast-O-Matic (in general, in Canvas, in PolyLearn) 
      • Syllabi in Canvas 
      • Communication Tools in Canvas, Canvas Profile, Canvas Notifications 
      • Captioning 
      • Using technology to support teaching and learning 
      • Audio and Video 

      Pam 
      https://calendly.com/pamdougherty  

      • Using Technology to support teaching and learning 
      • Accessibility – Access for all 
      • LMS PolyLearn and Canvas support 
      • Online Teaching 

       

      Creating Videos with Screencast-O-Matic Workshop: 

      Other Workshops: There are many more workshops to come in June, July, and Sept, 2020. Please review this site again when we are closer to those dates.


       

      ARCHIVED lists of Workshops & Events...

      Canvas Demo by Instructuredemo

      Instructure - Canvas LMS will be providing a 1 hr demo on Q&A on Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 11-noon in the library room 209.

      • 30-35 min – Demo on Outcomes, Assessment, and Analytics that support teaching and learning (Instructure)
      • 5 min – where to find Cal Poly information and support (Tonia)
      • 10 min – Q & A (Instructure, ITS, CTLT)

      CanInnovate
      CanInnovate 1day Webinar

      This event will showcase a day-long learning exchange about supporting student success with Canvas.

      On Friday, October 25, Caninnovate will spotlight emerging, creative practices shared by California Community College faculty, staff, and administrators across their 114 colleges. All sessions are free and online, providing everyone a perfect way to boost their skills. 

      The CTLT will be streaming this event LIVE all day in the CTLT Classroom (Library - 209). Please feel free to drop by at any time and stay for as long as you like. 

      Schedule of topics:

      • 9:00 am - Keynote - Integrating Compassion into Your Teaching
      • 10:00 am - Track 1 - Applying the Peralta Equity Rubric to Promote Connection and Belonging
      • 11:00 am - Track 2 - Canvas Combo
      • 12:00 pm - Canvas Trivia with Kahoot!
      • 1:00 pm - Track 1 - Quick Fixes Using Tools to Create Accessible Content
      • 2:00 pm - Track 2 - Embedding Quizzes in Video
      • 3:00 pm - Track 1 - Design 2 Align Camp: A Model for Redesigning Courses in Community
      • 4:00 pm - Track 2 - Bringing the CVC-OEI Online Ecosystem to Life through the MiraCosta College Student Support Hub
      • 4:00 pm - Stump the Panda

      December Workshops

      Workshops before Winter...

      Winter WorkshopsIf you are teaching in Canvas this Winter 2020, the CTLT will hold three - six hr workshops on...

      • Monday, Dec. 16, 9-3pm (bring your laptop) FULL
      • Tuesday, Dec. 17, 9-3pm (bring your laptop) FULL
      • Thursday, Dec. 19, 9-3pm (bring your laptop) FULL

      ...in the CTLT commons (35-209) with lunch included. 

      Goals for the Session:

      • Intro to Canvas
      • How to create an effective course
      • Time to work on your own course

      We are accepting 30 people for each session.
      After you have registered, participants will be emailed a confirmation and additional information by Dec. 9, 2019.


      Winter 2020 Workshops

      • Jan. 7, Intro to Canvas 11-12
      • Jan. 8, Intro to Canvas 3-4 
      • Jan. 9, Intro to Canvas 12 -1 
      • Jan. 10, Canvas Assessments 10-11
      • Jan. 14, Canvas Assessments 10-11
      • Jan. 15, Content Creation in Canvas 10-11
      • Jan. 16, Canvas Assessments 10-11
      • Jan. 16, Content Creation in Canvas 12-1
      • Jan. 17, Intro to Canvas 10-11
      • Jan. 17, Intro to Canvas 2-3
      • Jan. 21, Canvas Assessments 10-11
      • Jan. 23, Content Creation in Canvas 12-1
      • Jan. 24, Content Creation in Canvas 1-2 
      • Jan. 28, Content Creation in Canvas 12-1
      • Jan. 29, Content Creation in Canvas 12-1
      • Jan. 30, Canvas Assessments: 10-11
      • Feb. 4, Intro to Canvas: 11-12
      • Feb. 5, Content Creation in Canvas: 3-4
      • Feb. 11, Canvas Communications: 11-12
      • Feb. 21, Content Creation in Canvas: 2-3
      • Feb. 25, Canvas Assessments & Grading: 10-11
      • Feb. 26, Canvas Communications: 12-1
      • Feb. 27, Canvas Assessments  & Grading: 10-11 
      • Mar. 3, Canvas Assessments & Grading: 10-11
      • Mar. 3, Content Creation in Canvas: 12-1
      • Mar. 6, Intro to Canvas: 10-11
      • Mar. 6, Four Ways to Create a Syllabus: 2-3
      • Mar. 9, Canvas Assessments & Grading: 10-11
      • Mar. 10, Canvas Assessments & Grading: 10-11

      Online Canvas Accessibility Workshops

      Do you want to make sure your Canvas course content is fully accessible for your students? This fully-online, self-paced workshop provides guidance to help you create an accessible Canvas content page. You will also learn how to check your additional Canvas content for accessibility. 7-10 total hours required. Complete anytime of your choosing during the winter quarter.$100 stipend available for eligible faculty upon completion.

       

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