Event Archives

Getting Started with Canvas

1-2:30pm, Biochemistry, Room B1144A This is a 90-minute, hands-on Canvas training session, which will be followed by a flexible 90-minute, self-paced, open-lab session. Participants will receive an in-depth overview of Canvas, and have the opportunity to explore basic functionality and consider best practices. Open-lab time will be used to further explore the LMS and develop […]

Managing Grades in Canvas

1-2:30pm, Computer Science, Room B207 The Canvas Gradebook stores all information about student progress in the course, measuring both letter grades and course outcomes. This session will help faculty and instructional staff to easily input and distribute grades for students. Participants will learn how grades can be calculated as points, percentages, complete or incomplete, pass […]

Canvas Demonstration: What is Canvas?

2-3pm, Memorial Library, Room 126 This is a one-hour, lecture-style presentation in which participants will receive a general introduction to Canvas. The presentation will provide an overview of Canvas’ main features and functions. Participants will learn how to log into their own Canvas accounts and request sandbox courses. A brief update about UW-Madison’s transition to […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Assessment

1-3pm, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This workshop helps you develop and apply smart assessment strategies to your course objectives. Learn to get and give good feedback that strengthens student learning through proven methods of distributed practice and low stakes assignments — and do it more efficiently than you imagined, in Canvas! Participants will learn and […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Course Design

1-3pm, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This workshop integrates Backwards Design, Design Thinking, and Universal Design for Learning into a unified framework that focuses teaching on essential learning objectives, while providing opportunities for students to connect their prior experiences and personal learning preferences with course content — in a way that is manageable for instructors. Teach […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Designing for Individual Learning

1-3pm, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This workshop offers examples and practices in Canvas that facilitate individual student engagement with course content, practice, and reflection. Individual work can ensure that students come to class prepared to interact with instructors and classmates. Participants will review and discuss models and examples of ways to use Canvas to increase […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Designing for Social Learning

1-3pm, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This workshop provides methods and examples to enlist students in teaching and learning from each other with Canvas, while exploring current research on creating effective and productive blended and online social learning experiences. Participants will evaluate strategies for facilitating productive online discussions and gain experience with a variety of collaborative […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Designing for Individual Learning

9-11am, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This workshop offers examples and practices in Canvas that facilitate individual student engagement with course content, practice, and reflection. Individual work can ensure that students come to class prepared to interact with instructors and classmates. Participants will review and discuss models and examples of ways to use Canvas to increase […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Assessment

9-11am, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This workshop helps you develop and apply smart assessment strategies to your course objectives. Learn to get and give good feedback that strengthens student learning through proven methods of distributed practice and low stakes assignments — and do it more efficiently than you imagined, in Canvas! Participants will learn and […]

Canvas Demonstration: What is Canvas?

10-11am, Memorial Library, Room 126 This is a one-hour, lecture-style presentation in which participants will receive a general introduction to Canvas. The presentation will provide an overview of Canvas’ main features and functions. Participants will learn how to log into their own Canvas accounts and request sandbox courses. A brief update about UW-Madison’s transition to […]