Archives—July 2019

August

Graduate Teaching Assistantship Orientation

New GTA’s must attend orientation on EITHER Thursday, August 29 2019 OR Friday August 30 2019 from 8:30-Noon in Rehki G05.    Each session will be limited to a total of 60 participants.  To reserve your seat, please register through one of the links below:

                  Thursday GTA Orientation (8:30-Noon, August 29)  <Use this link to register for Thursday>
                  Friday GTA Orientation (8:30-Noon, August 30)  <Use this link to register for Friday>
IMPORTANT NOTES:  
1) New GTAs who attended Michigan Tech as undergraduates may plan to arrive at their scheduled session at 9:00 AM.
 2) All international students whose first language is not English must take an English Language Assessment.  This assessment should take about 15 minutes  See the Michigan Tech Testing Center’s Language Assessment page for more information and to schedule an appointment.

Introduction to Canvas

The Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is offering an introductory workshop to orient instructors (and others who support instruction) with essential information to begin building their Canvas courses. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Navigate the Canvas Interface
  • Set user Profile and modify Notifications
  • Create a Homepage, Module, Assignment, and Quiz
  • Post Syllabus to a page

Tuesday, August 27th – 10 A.M. Use this link to register for Tuesday.
Thursday, August 29th– 2 P.M. Use this link to register for Thursday.

Canvas Workshop: Pages and Modules

The Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is offering a workshop to familiarize instructors (and others who support instruction) with the Pages and Modules tools in Canvas and how they can best be used to support your instructional goals. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Build different kinds of Modules and Pages
  • Create a course structure using Pages and/or Modules
  • Learn how to use pre-requisites and requirements in Modules
  • Create links directly from a Page to other course content and activities
  • Embed images and videos directly onto a Canvas page

Tuesday, August 27th– 2 P.M. Use this link to register for Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 4th– 2 P.M. Use this link to register for Wednesday.
Thursday, September 5th– 10 A.M. Use this link to register for Thursday.

Canvas Workshop: Assignments and Grades in Canvas

The Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is offering a hands-on workshop to familiarize instructors (and others who support instruction) with the basics they need to create Assignments and Assignment Groups. These tools will build your gradebook columns and gradebook structure. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Build basic assignments and quizzes
  • Establish assignment group structure in an organized manner
  • Calculate student grades accurately and efficiently
  • Use Canvas grading features and SpeedGrader

Thursday, August 29th– 10 A.M.  Use this link to register for Thursday the 29th.
Wednesday, September 4th– 3 P.M.Use this link to register for Wednesday.
Thursday, September 5th– 1 P.M. Use this link to register for Thursday the 5th.