Learn@UW Events

CANCELED – Active Teaching Lab: The Student Digital Ecosystem

April 19, 2019 - 8:30 am

What exactly is UW-Madison’s new Student Digital Ecosystem, and how does it affect instructors and teaching? What can instructors and students gain from interconnected data, assessment, and learning management? Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Have opinions or experience on the topic?…

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Canvas Tips and Tricks

April 22, 2019 - 10:00 am

Canvas Tips & Tricks is a 90-minute hands-on training session. During this time we will build upon your foundation of Canvas knowledge by exploring various time-saving Canvas features, and clever Canvas-related strategies, that are often overlooked. These tips & tricks will range from strictly technical (how the software works) to largely pedagogical (how to best…

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Active Teaching Lab: Quizzing in Canvas

April 26, 2019 - 8:30 am

What’s changing in Canvas quizzes? What options are available and what do they look like? See and share how to move beyond the basics to make Canvas quizzes do more for you and your students. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Have…

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Active Teaching Lab: Course Design for Mobile

May 2, 2019 - 1:00 pm

With most students using mobile devices, how should we adjust our courses and teaching? How can Canvas templates help? Explore ways to optimize content for mobile access. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Have opinions or experience on the topic? Sign up…

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Getting Started with Canvas

May 13, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Getting Started with Canvas is a two-hour hands-on training session which will introduce attendees to the basic layout, features and functionalities of Canvas. This material will include: managing courses on the Canvas dashboard creating pages, assignments, quizzes and discussions interacting with your gradebook uploading and managing files using modules to organize your content customizing your…

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File Management in Canvas

May 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm

File Management in Canvas is a 90-minute hands-on training session that will help faculty and instructional staff choose the file management strategy within Canvas that best meets their needs. The session will introduce you to the three external storage spaces available to UW-Madison employees — Google Drive, Box and Kaltura — techniques and strategies for…

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Managing Grades in Canvas

May 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Managing Grades in Canvas is a 90-minute hands-on training session during which we will explore the robust grading features within Canvas. We will cover: Building up the gradebook Managing gradebook behavior Adding scores Establishing a weighted grading scheme Communicating with students Using SpeedGrader to review and comment on submitted documents and files You will also…

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Canvas Tips and Tricks

May 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Canvas Tips & Tricks is a 90-minute hands-on training session. During this time we will build upon your foundation of Canvas knowledge by exploring various time-saving Canvas features, and clever Canvas-related strategies, that are often overlooked. These tips & tricks will range from strictly technical (how the software works) to largely pedagogical (how to best…

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Getting Started with Canvas

May 20, 2019 - 10:00 am

Getting Started with Canvas is a two-hour hands-on training session which will introduce attendees to the basic layout, features and functionalities of Canvas. This material will include: managing courses on the Canvas dashboard creating pages, assignments, quizzes and discussions interacting with your gradebook uploading and managing files using modules to organize your content customizing your…

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Managing Grades in Canvas

May 21, 2019 - 10:00 am

Managing Grades in Canvas is a 90-minute hands-on training session during which we will explore the robust grading features within Canvas. We will cover: Building up the gradebook Managing gradebook behavior Adding scores Establishing a weighted grading scheme Communicating with students Using SpeedGrader to review and comment on submitted documents and files You will also…

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File Management in Canvas

May 22, 2019 - 10:00 am

File Management in Canvas is a 90-minute hands-on training session that will help faculty and instructional staff choose the file management strategy within Canvas that best meets their needs. The session will introduce you to the three external storage spaces available to UW-Madison employees — Google Drive, Box and Kaltura — techniques and strategies for…

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Canvas Tips and Tricks

May 23, 2019 - 10:00 am

Canvas Tips & Tricks is a 90-minute hands-on training session. During this time we will build upon your foundation of Canvas knowledge by exploring various time-saving Canvas features, and clever Canvas-related strategies, that are often overlooked. These tips & tricks will range from strictly technical (how the software works) to largely pedagogical (how to best…

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AEFIS: Results and Report

May 30, 2019 - 9:00 am

If you need to create some department reports, come and learn how to access evaluation data and reports at the course and department level using the course evaluation results from Spring for your department. The Office of the Provost, in partnership with Learn@UW Madison, will provide consultative support, hands-on training and other resources. For more…

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AEFIS: Q&A

May 30, 2019 - 10:00 am

Open lab time for AEFIS Department Admins to work on creating or scheduling or a time to ask individual questions. For the Q&A, you can stop anytime within the designated time. The Office of the Provost, in partnership with Learn@UW Madison, will provide consultative support, hands-on training and other resources. For more information about UW-Madison’s…

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Canvas Office Hours

June 3, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Canvas Office Hours is a two-hour come-and-go support session provided by Learn@UW-Madison. If you have specific questions about Canvas features and functions, want to discuss how Canvas can help you accomplish certain pedagogical practices, or you just want a helpful face nearby while you create your Canvas course, then drop in during this time. Please,…

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Canvas Office Hours

June 13, 2019 - 10:00 am

Canvas Office Hours is a two-hour come-and-go support session provided by Learn@UW-Madison. If you have specific questions about Canvas features and functions, want to discuss how Canvas can help you accomplish certain pedagogical practices, or you just want a helpful face nearby while you create your Canvas course, then drop in during this time. Please,…

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Canvas Office Hours

July 23, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Canvas Office Hours is a two-hour come-and-go support session provided by Learn@UW-Madison. If you have specific questions about Canvas features and functions, want to discuss how Canvas can help you accomplish certain pedagogical practices, or you just want a helpful face nearby while you create your Canvas course, then drop in during this time. Please,…

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Canvas Office Hours

August 5, 2019 - 10:00 am

Canvas Office Hours is a two-hour come-and-go support session provided by Learn@UW-Madison. If you have specific questions about Canvas features and functions, want to discuss how Canvas can help you accomplish certain pedagogical practices, or you just want a helpful face nearby while you create your Canvas course, then drop in during this time. Please,…

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