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Assessment — Teaching Effectively in Canvas

August 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A Teaching Effectively in Canvas workshop, the Assessment session helps you develop and apply smart assessment strategies to your course objectives. Learn to get and give good feedback that strengthens student learning through proven methods of distributed practice and low stakes assignments — and do it more efficiently than you imagined, in Canvas! Participants will learn and evaluate approaches and discuss realistic application using a variety of Canvas tools including rubrics, Speedgrader and peer evaluations.

  • Canvas Tools Addressed: Speedgrader, Rubrics, Peer review & grading, Quizzes, Gradebook.
  • Teaching & Learning Principles that Benefit Students: Formative & Summative feedback, a better understanding of content-specific systems.
  • Administrative Principles that Benefit Instructors: Faster grading, Useful feedback for assignment design, Cohesive grading systems.
  • Post-Session: Individual consulting in your Canvas course after the session.

All credit-based courses can transition to Canvas, and can be accessed by logging into the Learn@UW Course Dashboard. Regardless of whether you already have courses in Canvas, we strongly encourage you to set up a sandbox course prior to the session, and please bring your laptop to these hands-on sessions.

Teaching Effectively in Canvas is a Faculty Engagement program designed to help make good teaching easier for instructors. It is comprised of four guided face-to-face workshops, with two sessions offered of each workshop. Each two-hour workshop focuses on different aspects of teaching and learning and includes examples and resources for doing them in Canvas. See all sessions scheduled for August 2017. Please bring your laptop to these hands-on sessions.



August 29, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Room 2425, Sterling Hall
475 N Charter St,
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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