Category: Training

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.


eLearning Announces Additional Canvas Workshops

eLearning is offering additional introductory and new advanced Canvas workshops which will be taught by Tom Freeman, Jeff Toorongian and Jeannie DeClerck and are held in the Library’s instruction rooms (second floor, near the bridge).

Please find below the upcoming schedule and workshop descriptions. All workshops are taught by Tom Freeman, Jeff Toorongian and Jeannie DeClerck and are held in the library’s Instruction Rooms (second floor, near bridge). Additional workshops will be announced later.

To register or for further information, please contact eLearning staff at elearning@mtu.edu.

Upcoming Workshops:

Canvas 101: Introduction to Canvas          Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10:00 a.m.
Canvas 101: Introduction to Canvas          Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 2:00 p.m.
Assignments & Grade Book in Canvas      Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 2:00 p.m.
Pages, Modules and Files in Canvas         Wednesday, Mar. 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Basic Quizzes in Canvas                            Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 10:00 a.m.
Canvas 101: Introduction to Canvas          Thursday, Mar. 22 at 10:00 a.m.
Assignments & Grade Book in Canvas      Wednesday, Mar. 28 at 10:00 a.m.
Pages, Modules and Files in Canvas          Thursday, Mar. 29 at 10:00 a.m.
Canvas 101: Introduction to Canvas          Wednesday, Apr. 4 at 2:00 p.m.
Basic Quizzes in Canvas                             Tuesday, Apr. 3 at 2:00 p.m.


Two More Canvas 101: Introduction to the Canvas LMS Workshops from eLearning

eLearning Offers Canvas 101: Introduction to the Canvas LMS

Canvas has been selected as the university’s learning management system (LMS). eLearning is offering introductory training workshops to provide instructors, and others who support instruction, with the essential information necessary to begin building their Canvas courses.

The one-hour sessions will run from 5 minutes after the hour until 5 minutes before the next hour. After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Log into Canvas
  • Set Profile and Notifications
  • Navigate Canvas Interface
  • Upload a File
  • Create a Basic Page, Module and Assignment
  • Post Syllabus
  • Set Home Page Layout

eLearning instructors Tom Freeman, Jeff Toorongian and Jeannie DeClerck will lead the training sessions in the Van Pelt and Opie Library instructional classrooms #242 and #244, behind the second floor elevator near the Skyway to Rekhi Hall.

Upcoming Canvas 101 session dates, times, and locations:

  • Canvas 101 – Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10am, Library Instruction Room 242
  • Canvas 101 – Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 2pm, Library Instruction Room 244

Additional training sessions will be announced later. Contact eLearning at elearning@mtu.edu to register for one of these workshops.


Winter Carnival Canvas Course Building Walk-in Session

Thursday, February 9, 10:00am to 12 noon. Library Instruction Room 244

Instructors and course designers are invited to attend an informal Canvas course building and design session being hosted by eLearning. This session will be in Van Pelt and Opie Library Room 244 (in the hallway behind the 2nd floor elevator) on Thursday, February 9 from 10:00am-12:00 noon.  Computers will be available for use.

Feel free to drop-in and come and go as you please. No registration necessary. You can work on building and designing your Canvas course(s) along with your peers, share your ideas and experiences, and meet eLearning staff members in a relaxed and open environment. No formal presentation or instruction will be conducted, but the eLearning staff will be on hand to answer questions and share ideas along with you.

Contact eLearning with any questions:

elearning@mtu.edu

487-3000


eLearning to offer Canvas 101: Introduction to the Canvas LMS

Canvas has been selected as the university’s learning management system (LMS). The eLearning Group is offering introductory training sessions to provide instructors, and others who support instruction, with the essential information necessary to begin building their Canvas courses.

The one-hour sessions will feature approximately thirty minutes of Canvas information and time for questions.

After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Log into Canvas
  • Set Profile and Notifications
  • Navigate Canvas Interface
  • Set Home Page
  • Upload a File
  • Create a Basic Page, Module and Assignment
  • Post Syllabus

eLearning group instructors Tom Freeman, Jeff Toorongian and Jeannie DeClerck will lead the training sessions in the Van Pelt and Opie Library instructional classrooms.
Canvas 101 session dates, times, and locations:

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2:00pm, Library 244
  • Thursday, January 26, 10:00am, Library 244
  • Tuesday, January 31, 10:00am, Library 242
  • Wednesday, February 1, 10:00am, Library 242
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2:00pm, Library 242
  • Thursday, February 9, 2:00pm, Library 242
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2:00pm, Library 242
  • Wednesday, February 15, 10:00am, Library 242

Additional training sessions will be announced later.

Contact the eLearning group at elearning@mtu.edu to register for one of these seminars.

Instructors can access the Canvas login page to get started with the new LMS.


Adobe Connect training session coming in October

If you’ve been thinking about using web conferencing in your teaching and learning activities make plans to join us for an upcoming training session. Jeff Toorongian of Michigan Tech’s eLearning team will conduct an Adobe Connect 8 introductory session from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 13, in Library 244.  New features in version 8 of Adobe Connect will be reviewed along with an overview of key functions and capabilities. To register,
contact at 487-1900, or jetooron@mtu.edu. We hope to see you there.