Program for the 2016 PDI

Monday, January 11th

8:30 AM

Session Title:
Spring Ramp-Up: Get To Know Canvas - An Overview
Presenters:
Kevin Nolan
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Monday, January 11th 2016
Start Time:
8:30 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
Computer Classroom 174 Morgan Library
Description:
Interested in learning what tools are available to teach part or all of your course online? In this hands on session, instructors and TA's will learn about CSU's online learning management system, Canvas. You will learn how to configure Canvas to send you notifications by email or text. We'll discuss which tools are available for you to use to teach your Canvas course. You will leave this session knowing how to navigate and customize your Canvas course. You will also learn about resources that are available to help you learn how to use Canvas.
Goals and Target Audience:
Introduce instructors and TA's to CSU's Canvas learning management system.

Tuesday, January 12th

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Spring Ramp-Up: Creating Canvas Assignments, Using the Canvas Grade Book
Presenters:
Nick Leinen,Kevin Nolan
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2016
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
Computer Classroom 174 Morgan Library
Description:
Assignments and the Grade Book go hand in hand in Canvas. Did you know that you need to create and publish an Assignment in order to create a column in the Grade Book? Or if you have combined sections in your Canvas course that you can assign different due dates for different sections? Would you like to learn how to drop lowest scores, excuse a student from an assignment and weight the grades in your course? Join us in this hands on session to learn how to create and grade assignments in Canvas.
Goals and Target Audience:
Instructors and TA's who would like to learn how to create and grade assignments in Canvas.

Wednesday, January 13th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Spring Ramp-Up: Adding Content to Your Canvas Course
Presenters:
Fran Campana,Kevin Nolan
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 13th 2016
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
Computer Classroom 174 Morgan Library
Description:
Teaching part or all of your course online in CSU's Canvas system? Will you create all new content or reuse content from a previous course or RamCT? How will you organize your content? Will you use Modules, Pages or a combination to present your content to your students? In this hands on session we'll help you learn how to upload, organize and present materials in your Canvas course.
Goals and Target Audience:
Help instructors and TA's learn how to create and present content in a Canvas course.