Canvas LMS Workshops – April & May, 2016

We are offering Canvas LMS workshops in April and May, with more sessions being offered in August and September. (Can’t make any of the sessions? Use links on this page and get acquainted with Canvas.)

Each session lasts 50 min and will take place in Rayzor Hall 119, aka CLIC Laguage Lab. (Please find workshop description below the schedule.) There are twenty computer stations where you can explore Canvas with the workshop instructor. These seats are offered first-come-first-served basis. You may also bring your own laptop and work from there. No registration is needed. Just come and join.

*All handouts below are on Rice Google Drive. Please access these document via Rice Google account, not your personal Google account.

APRIL TIME CONTENT
Monday 11 1-2 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
2-3 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
Tuesday 12 10-11 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
2-3 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
Wednesday 13 10-11 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
11-12 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
 …
Monday 18 9-10 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
12-1 Classroom Management (handout)
Tuesday 19 9-10 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
10-11 Tests, Quizzes, Assignments & Grading
(handout)
Wednesday 20 9-10 Communication Tools (handout)
10-11 Modules (handout)
 …
Monday 25 12-1 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
1-2 Classroom Management (handout)
Tuesday 26 1-2 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
2-3 Tests, Quizzes, Assignments & Grading
(handout)
Wednesday 27 10-11 Communication Tools (handout)
11-12 Modules (handout)
 …
MAY
Monday 2 1-2 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
2-3 Classroom Management (handout)
Tuesday 3 10-11 Introduction to Canvas (handout)
11-12 Tests, Quizzes, Assignments & Grading
(handout)
Wednesday 4 2 Communication Tools (handout)
Thursday 5 2 Modules (handout)

Introduction to Canvas (handout)
This is a workshop for those with little or no experience with Canvas. You will learn basic navigation and a few tips to use the tool effectively.

Classroom Management (handout)
This workshop focuses on day-to-day operations under Canvas environment.
Tools covered [grades, announcements, In Box Messages, calendar, files, course navigation, groups, people, attendance]

Tests, Quizzes, Assignments & Grading (handout)
We will explore creating tests, quizzes and assignments and grade the submissions.
Tools covered [gradebook, quizzes, & assignment]

Communication Tools (handout)
We will explore communication tools available inside Canvas.
Tools covered [Announcement, In box conversations, Conferences (bbb), Discussion, Chat, Calendar]

Modules (handout)
We will explore Modules tool. This is similar to Lesson tool in OWL Space. We will explore its technical features and discuss best practices.