Learn@UW Events

Below is a list of upcoming trainings and events related to the Learn@UW suite of learning technologies. It is also available in a calendar format for easy viewing.

Getting Started with Canvas

May 11, 2021 - 9:00 am

This 90-minute course walks through several foundational Canvas features and options that will prepare you for success. We will explore and discuss the following critical Canvas elements: the Canvas dashboard, course content, pages, files, assessments, the navigation bar, Student View, publishing the course, and where to go to get help.  This session will be held…

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Assessing Student Learning in Canvas

May 11, 2021 - 10:30 am

Going beyond the basics, this course provides a deeper examination of Canvas’s three assessment objects: assignments, quizzes and discussions. We also examine how to create and manage assignment groups, establish a weighted assignment grading scheme, drop low scores in a group, and add extra credit. This session will be held in a Zoom room. The…

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Learning Analytics Community of Practice: Open discussion, Q&A

May 11, 2021 - 11:00 am

Held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 11-12, the LA CoP is designed to connect colleagues across campus in sharing learning analytics experiences. Share what you’ve learned, and learn from your peers. These informal sessions provide an opportunity to discuss strategies for using LA in teaching practices, and focus on various questions and…

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Effective Use of the Canvas Gradebook

May 12, 2021 - 11:00 am

After you create an assignment, quiz or graded discussion, the Canvas Gradebook becomes a critical (and powerful) space in your Canvas course. During this one-hour session, we thoroughly explore the Canvas Gradebook: sorting and filtering, setting default grades, accessing SpeedGrader, and managing an assignment’s grade posting policy.  This session will be held in a Zoom…

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File Management in Canvas

May 13, 2021 - 9:00 am

Each Canvas course shell possesses (by default) 2 gigabytes of storage. When instructors exceed that limit, they will need to consider alternative file-management strategies. This 60-minute session will provide a beginner’s review of Google Drive, Box and Kaltura MediaSpace, and discuss when and how each can be engaged to better manage Canvas course files. This session…

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