Learn more about Canvas before classes begin

There are several great opportunities to learn more about Canvas before classes officially begin. For beginners looking for a technical introduction to Canvas, or more experienced users looking for ways to save time and enhance student learning, the Canvas Transition Team offers a variety of workshops to fit multiple needs. See the full calendar of August events, or find the individual dates, times and registration links below.

Teaching Effectively in Canvas

The Teaching Effectively in Canvas workshops highlight how Canvas can free up time and enhance student learning. There are four categories of workshops, which focus on different aspects of teaching and learning, and ways to apply them in Canvas. One-on-one consulting is available during the last hour of each session.

Technical Trainings

Perfect for beginners looking for a technical introduction to the tool, these in-person trainings offer a chance to dive into Canvas with support from our learning technology consultants.

Canvas Open Labs

This new offering aims to engage the UW-Madison community on Canvas-related technical and pedagogical challenges specific to our campus. Everyone is welcome to explore Canvas with consultants, share ideas with peers or just dedicate time to getting work done in Canvas. You can also submit questions ahead of time in this Google doc.