2018 Workshops


Canvas Workshops

Summer Sessions

The transition from Connect to Canvas will be completed by August 31st.  Have you switched to Canvas yet? Are you still curious about the various functions within Canvas? The Centre for Teaching and learning will be hosting Canvas based workshops during the summer starting on July 9th. These workshops are designed to help you explore the most important features and tools found in Canvas, so that you can easily create, move or re-create your courses. Check out the CTL Canvas website for a complete listing of these workshops covering various topics ranging from “Getting Started on Canvas” to using “Canvas Integrated Multimedia Platforms.”

Getting Started with Canvas

This workshop will introduce you to Canvas’ main navigational features and internal tools so you can create, move, and re-create your courses in Canvas.  This workshop is designed for those transitioning to Canvas for the first time, or those who want to brush up on Canvas basics. It’s very important that you register for this workshop and confirm by email to harsha.bhamra@ubc.ca whether you already have a Canvas course to work on, or would prefer to use a practice course.

Monday, August 13 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)
Thursday, August 16 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)
Tuesday, August 21 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)
Monday, August 27 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)
Wednesday, August 29 – 1:30 – 3:00 pm, SCI 126 (Register)

Creating and Adding Content in Canvas

This is an intermediate workshop for Canvas users.  The prerequisite for this workshop is “Getting Started with Canvas“.  This workshop will focus on how to create and add content in Canvas.  We will explore how to manage files, create and edit pages, setup course modules, link to files, and more.  It’s very important that you register for this workshop and confirm by email to harsha.bhamra@ubc.ca whether you already have a Canvas course to work on, or would prefer to use a practice course.

Tuesday, August 14 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)

Using Communication Tools in Canvas

Wednesday, August 15 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)

Creating and Managing Student Groups in Canvas

This is an intermediate workshop for Canvas users.  The prerequisite for this workshop is “Getting Started with Canvas“.  This workshop will introduce you to the People and Groups tool in Canvas. You will see where your enrolled students are listed as well as how to create, manage and use groups for assignments and other activities. To prepare for this workshop think how you might use group activities in your course. It’s very important that you register for this workshop and confirm by email to harsha.bhamra@ubc.ca whether you already have a Canvas course to work on, or would prefer to use a practice course.

Thursday, August 16 – 1:30 – 3:00 pm, SCI 126 (Register)

Creating and Using Quizzes in Canvas

This is an intermediate workshop for Canvas users.  The prerequisite for this workshop is “Getting Started with Canvas“.  This workshop will introduce you to the quizzes tool in Canvas.   We will explore different types of quizzes Canvas offers, how to setup and edit quizzes, and more.  It’s very important that you register for this workshop and confirm by email to harsha.bhamra@ubc.ca whether you already have a Canvas course to work on, or would prefer to use a practice course.

Wednesday, July 18 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)
Wednesday, August 22 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)

Managing Grades and Assignments in Canvas

This is an intermediate workshop for Canvas users.  The prerequisite for this workshop is “Getting Started with Canvas“.  This workshop will focus on how to use the following tools:  Assignment, Gradebook, and Speed Grader.  We will explore how to setup assignments, use the Gradebook and Speed Grader to mark assignments, and more.  It’s very important that you register for this workshop and confirm by email to harsha.bhamra@ubc.ca whether you already have a Canvas course to work on, or would prefer to use a practice course.

Monday, August 20 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)

Transferring Your Connect Content to Canvas

This is an intermediate workshop for Canvas users.  The prerequisite for this workshop is “Getting Started with Canvas“.  This workshop will focus on the steps to migrate your content to Canvas. You will see how Canvas organizes content differently than in Connect, and how to export from Connect and import into Canvas. By applying that information to your course, you will be able to pick the best strategy for getting your course set up in Canvas. To prepare for this workshop review your Connect course for content you want to keep or leave behind. It’s very important that you register for this workshop and confirm by email to harsha.bhamra@ubc.ca whether you already have a Canvas course to work on, or would prefer to use a practice course.

Thursday, August 20 – 1:30 – 3:00 pm, SCI 126 (Register)

Using Media Tools in Canvas

This is an intermediate workshop for Canvas users.  The prerequisite for this workshop is “Getting Started with Canvas“.  This workshop will introduce you to the audio and video tools in Canvas. Wherever you or your students can edit text in Canvas, you see several media buttons for recording, uploading and embedding media. You will learn how to add Youtube videos and Kaltura videos, and how you and your students can use My Media and Media Gallery. To prepare for this workshop, review the audio and video needs for your course that you would like to use or have your students share.  It’s very important that you register for this workshop and confirm by email to harsha.bhamra@ubc.ca whether you already have a Canvas course to work on, or would prefer to use a practice course.

Thursday, July 19 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)
Thursday, August 23 – 10:00 – 11:30 am, SCI 126 (Register)

 


TA Credentialing Workshops

Workshop – 1 (Please Note: You must attend all three sessions scheduled for this workshop.)
SCI 331

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
Wednesday – September 5, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
Thursday – September 6, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
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Workshop – 2 (Please Note: You must attend all three sessions scheduled for this workshop.)
SCI 331

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 – 1 pm – 4 pm
Wednesday – September 5, 2018 – 1 pm – 4 pm
Thursday – September 6, 2018 – 1 pm – 4 pm
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Workshop – Physics (Please Note: You must attend both sessions scheduled for this workshop.)
SCI 331

Wednesday – September 5, 2018 – 5 pm – 8 pm
Thursday – September 6, 2018 – 5 pm – 8 pm
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Workshop – Biology
SCI 331

Saturday, September 8, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
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Workshop – 3 (Please Note: You must attend all three sessions scheduled for this workshop.)
SCI 331

Monday, September 10, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
Tuesday – September 11, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
Wednesday – September 12, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
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Workshop – 4 (Please Note: You must attend all three sessions scheduled for this workshop.)
SCI 331

Monday, September 10, 2018 – 1 pm – 4 pm
Tuesday – September 11, 2018 – 1 pm – 4 pm
Wednesday – September 12, 2018 – 1 pm – 4 pm
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Workshop – FCSS
SCI 236

Friday, September 14, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
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Workshop – 5 (Please Note: You must attend all three sessions scheduled for this workshop.)
SCI 331

Monday, September 17, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
Tuesday – September 18, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
Wednesday – September 19, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
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Workshop – 6 (Please Note: You must attend all three sessions scheduled for this workshop.)
SCI 331

Monday, September 17, 2018 – 5 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday – September 18, 2018 – 5 pm – 8 pm
Wednesday – September 19, 2018 – 5 pm – 8 pm
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Workshop – 7
SCI 331

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – 9 am – 12 pm
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