Archives—April 2012

Canvas Workshops: Break Week and Week 1 Track A

eLearning is offering introductory and advanced workshops throughout 2012 and beyond to help you use the Canvas learning management system effectively to support instruction.

Workshops for the next two weeks are listed below. To register, send an email to elearning@mtu.edu with the topic, date and time of each session that you would like to attend. Tom Freeman, Jeff Toorongian and Jeannie DeClerck will lead these eLearning sessions in the Library’s instruction rooms, located on the second floor behind the elevator near the skyway to Rehki Hall.

CANVAS 101: INTRODUCTION TO CANVAS

Monday, April 30, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, May 1, 2 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 10 a.m.
Thursday, May 10, 10 a.m.

HANDS-ON COURSE MIGRATION LAB: BLACKBOARD TO CANVAS

Tuesday, May 1, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 2 p.m.

NOTE: For additional information and instructions, refer to the Manual Course Migration: Blackboard/WebCT to Canvas Step-by-step guide.

PAGES, MODULES AND FILES IN CANVAS

Wednesday, May 2, 10 a.m.
Tuesday, May 8, 10 a.m.

ASSIGNMENTS AND GRADE BOOK IN CANVAS

Monday, May 7, 2 p.m.

BASIC QUIZZES IN CANVAS

Thursday, May 3, 10 a.m.


Canvas Training Sessions: Finals Week and Break Week

eLearning is offering introductory and advanced workshops throughout 2012 and beyond to help you use the Canvas learning management system effectively to support instruction.

Workshops for the next two weeks are listed below. To register, send an email to elearning@mtu.edu with the topic, date and time of each session that you would like to attend. Tom Freeman, Jeff Toorongian and Jeannie DeClerck will lead these eLearning sessions in the Library’s instruction rooms, located on the second floor behind the elevator near the skyway to Rekhi Hall.

CANVAS 101: INTRODUCTION TO CANVAS

Tuesday, April 24, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, April 25, 10 a.m.
Monday, April 30, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, May 1, 2 p.m.

HANDS-ON COURSE MIGRATION LAB: BLACKBOARD TO CANVAS

Wednesday, April 25, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, May 1, 10 a.m.

PAGES, MODULES AND FILES IN CANVAS

Thursday, April 26, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, May 2, 10 a.m.

ASSIGNMENTS AND GRADE BOOK IN CANVAS

Monday, April 23, 2 p.m.

BASIC QUIZZES IN CANVAS

Thursday, May 3, 10 a.m.


Important Information about Final Grade Submission via Canvas

Important Information about Final Grade Submission via Canvas:

ATTENTION INSTRUCTORS:

If you plan to submit Final grades for your students in Canvas there are some important instructions you will need to follow.  This information is available in your Canvas Support Resources course.  You will find the information by clicking on the Electronic Grade Submission from Canvas (from eLearning) link.

If you do not see the Canvas Support Resources course in your course listing please contact eLearning.

eLearning
email: elearning@mtu.edu
phone: 487-3000


Canvas Workshops: Week 14 & Finals Week

eLearning is offering introductory and advanced workshops throughout 2012 and beyond to help you use the Canvas learning management system effectively to support instruction.

Workshops for the next two weeks are listed below.

CANVAS 101: INTRODUCTION TO CANVAS

Tuesday, April 17, 2 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, April 25, 10 a.m.

HANDS-ON COURSE MIGRATION LAB: BLACKBOARD TO CANVAS

Thursday, April 19, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, April 25, 2 p.m.

PAGES, MODULES AND FILES IN CANVAS

Thursday, April 26, 10 a.m.

ASSIGNMENTS AND GRADE BOOK IN CANVAS

Thursday, April 19, 2 p.m.
Monday, April 23, 2 p.m.

BASIC QUIZZES IN CANVAS

Monday, April 16, 2 p.m.


eLearning offers Hands-on Course Migration Lab: Blackboard to Canvas

Canvas will replace Blackboard/WebCT as the university’s learning management system beginning track A of summer semester. eLearning is offering this hands-on lab, as well as workshops, to help instructors build courses in the Canvas learning management system.

Participants, attending this lab, will use classroom computers and receive step-by-step guidance from eLearning staff to do the following:

  • Create a new, blank course in Canvas
  • Copy content from a Blackboard course into their Canvas course
  • Learn how to copy content from one Canvas course to another

During the time remaining at the end of the lab,  eLearning’s staff will be available to help participants work with their courses.

Manual Course Migration: Blackboard/WebCT to Canvas Step-by-step guide

We recommend that participants attend one of eLearning’s Canvas 101: Introduction to Building within Canvas workshops, either before or after attending this lab. Upcoming dates and times for the hands-on lab and Canvas 101 workshop are provided below:

Canvas 101 – Tuesday, April 10, 10 a.m.
Canvas 101 – Wednesday, April 11, 2 p.m.
Hands-on Course Migration Lab: Blackboard to Canvas – Thursday, April 12, 10 a.m.
Canvas 101 – Tuesday, April 17, 2 p.m.
Hands-on Course Migration Lab: Blackboard to Canvas – Thursday, April 19, 10 a.m.

Additional lab sessions will be scheduled soon. To register for a session, send an email to elearning@mtu.edu with your name as well as the lab/workshop name, date and time for each session that you would like to attend. These eLearning sessions are held in the Library’s instruction rooms, located on the second floor behind the elevator near the skyway to Rekhi Hall.

Refer to this eLearning Blog for news and information about other Canvas workshops to be offered.


More Canvas Workshops Announced

eLearning is offering introductory and advanced workshops to help instructors build courses in the Canvas learning management system. Tom Freeman, Jeff Toorongian and Jeannie DeClerck will lead the following eLearning sessions in the Library’s instruction rooms, located on the second floor behind the elevator near the skyway to Rekhi Hall.

To register, send an email to elearning@mtu.edu with the topic, date and time of each session that you would like to attend.

CANVAS 101: INTRODUCTION TO CANVAS

Tuesday, April 10, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, April 11, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, April 17, 2 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18, 2 p.m.

PAGES, MODULES AND FILES IN CANVAS

Monday, April 9, 2 p.m.
Thursday, April 26, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, May 2, 10 a.m.

ASSIGNMENTS AND GRADE BOOK IN CANVAS

Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m.
Thursday, April 19, 2 p.m.

BASIC QUIZZES IN CANVAS

Monday, April 16, 2 p.m.
Thursday, May 3, 10 a.m.