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Course Design — Teaching Effectively in Canvas
August 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Teaching Effectively in Canvas workshop, the Course Design workshop integrates Backwards Design, Design Thinking, and Universal Design for Learning into a unified framework that focuses teaching on essential learning objectives, while providing opportunities for students to connect their prior experiences and personal learning preferences with course content — in a way that is manageable for instructors. Teach smarter in Canvas!
- Canvas Tools Addressed: Calendar/Syllabus, Outcomes/Rubrics, Navigation, File Organization & tips, Canvas Inbox, Assignments.
- Teaching & Learning Principles that Benefit Students: Design Thinking, Backwards Design, Universal Design (flexibility, multiple means, etc.)
- Administrative Principles that Benefit Instructors: Reduce student emails, Streamline course management.
- 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.