Event Archives

Managing Grades in Canvas

1-2:30pm, College Library, Room 2257 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 […]

Getting Started with Canvas

9-10:30am, College Library, Room 2257 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 […]

Canvas Demonstration: What is Canvas

11am-noon, 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 […]

Canvas Open Lab

9am-noon, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This is a responsive session designed to engage the UW-Madison community on Canvas-related technical and pedagogical challenges specific to our campus. Instructors, teaching assistants and academic staff are invited to explore Canvas with our consultants, share ideas with each other, or just dedicate time to getting work done in Canvas. […]

Canvas Open Lab

1-3pm, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This is a responsive session designed to engage the UW-Madison community on Canvas-related technical and pedagogical challenges specific to our campus. Instructors, teaching assistants and academic staff are invited to explore Canvas with our consultants, share ideas with each other, or just dedicate time to getting work done in Canvas. […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Designing for Social Learning

9am-noon, 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

9am-noon, 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 […]

Getting Started with Canvas

1-3pm, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This is a 1-hour, hands-on Canvas training session, which will be followed by a flexible 1-hour, 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 […]

Teaching Effectively in Canvas: Assessment

1-4pm, 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 […]

Getting Started with Canvas

1-3pm, Sterling Hall, Room 2425 This is a 1-hour, hands-on Canvas training session, which will be followed by a flexible 1-hour, 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 […]