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.

Canvas – Assessment Tools

August 23, 2022 - 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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UDOIT Canvas Course Accessibility Checker

August 23, 2022 - 11:30 am

UDOIT Canvas Course Accessibility Checker is now available in every Canvas course! In this learning session you’ll learn how to scan your Canvas course with UDOIT, and how to use the convenient dashboard to fix common accessibility barriers. You’ll also be shown how some of these barriers look to the students using technology like a…

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Canvas – Gradebook

August 23, 2022 - 1:00 pm

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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Canvas – Managing Files

August 23, 2022 - 2:00 pm

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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Canvas – Assessment Tools

August 24, 2022 - 9:00 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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