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Course Design — Teaching Effectively in Canvas
May 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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.
Teaching Effectively in Canvas is a new Faculty Engagement program designed to help make good teaching easier for instructors. It is comprised of four guided face-to-face workshops, with multiple sessions offered of each workshop. Each of the two-hour workshops focuses on a different aspect of teaching and learning and the Canvas tools that align with them, with activities designed to guide instructors through the creation of necessary elements. See all sessions scheduled for May 2017.