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Designing for Social Learning — Teaching Effectively in Canvas

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


A Teaching Effectively in Canvas workshop, the Social Learning session provides methods and examples to enlist students in teaching and learning from each other with Canvas, while exploring current research on creating effective and productive blended and online social learning experiences. Participants will evaluate strategies for facilitating productive online discussions and gain experience with a variety of collaborative tools in Canvas.

  • Canvas Tools Addressed: Groups, Synchronous & Asynchronous Discussions, Google & Collaborations, Assignments.
  • Teaching & Learning Principles that Benefit Students: Collaborative learning, Project-based Assignments, Scaffolding.
  • Administrative Principles that Benefit Instructors: Student-provided points of feedback to each other, Peer feedback is often more accepted/valued.
  • 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.


Tuesday, May 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Room 2425, Sterling Hall
475 N Charter St,
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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