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Designing for Individual Learning — Teaching Effectively in Canvas

May 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

A Teaching Effectively in Canvas workshop, the Individual Learning session offers examples and practices in Canvas that facilitate individual student engagement with course content, practice, and reflection. Individual work can ensure that students come to class prepared to interact with instructors and classmates. Participants will review and discuss models and examples of ways to use Canvas to increase individual learning.

  • Canvas Tools Addressed: Embedded media, Self-paced modules, Quizzes.
  • Teaching & Learning Principles that Benefit Students: Empowering learners, Co-Design, Universal Design for Learning, E-Learning, Teaching for learning.
  • Administrative Principles that Benefit Instructors: More interesting projects.
  • Post-Session Opportunities: 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.


May 25, 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Room 2425, Sterling Hall
475 N Charter St,
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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