Explore the fundamentals of Canvas: navigation, notifications, course customization, syllabi, calendar and course events, importing content, inviting colleagues and course publishing. Master the fundamentals of Canvas: Accessing Canvas guides and help, announcements, discussions, quizzes, content organization, rubrics and grading.
Kaltura is a Canvas integrated video management platform that simplifies the storing, publishing and streaming of videos, narrated PowerPoints and other media by providing a personal media repository within Canvas and a dedicated media gallery for each course section. Ideal for use within any course or class structure, use Kaltura to:
Increase student engagement
More accurately measure student engagement with video material
Create video assignments and graded video quizzes
Demonstrate concepts to improve student retention
Introduce yourself, the course, new modules, specific topics, etc.
Make videos accessible with captioning
In this first session we will introduce you to the Kaltura video platform, and then cover how to upload, create, store and manage your audio/video media directly within Canvas.
Pre-requisite: Canvas Part 1 and Canvas Part 2
Tuesday – March 28 at 10 am to 11 am – Library 211
Wednesday – March 29 at 10 am to 11 am – Library 438
Tuesday – April 18 at 10 am to 11 am – Ben Hill Griffin 262
Wednesday – April 19 at 10 am to 11 am – Library 438
This second session of the Kaltura series uses the activities and media from the first session to explore the review and editing of auto-generated closed-captions, creating video quizzes, using your video in a Canvas assignment, linking your video quiz to Canvas Grades, and reviewing the analytics report to determine student engagement with course videos.
Pre-requisite: Kaltura Part 1
Thursday – March 30 at 10 am to 11 am – Library 211
Friday – March 31 at 10 am to 11 am – Ben Hill Griffin 205
Thursday – April 20 at 10 am to 11 am – Ben Hill Griffin 262
Organize students into groups: empower students to use discussions, pages, files, conferences, collaboration and scheduling tools to complete group projects and assignments. Explore strategies for grading group assignments.
Learn to use a free screencasting program to take screen shots or video of your computer screen and upload it to the web to share with others. Jing is a great tool for explaining how to use technology, to explain a process or to document a problem you are having.
Explore a variety of 3rd party integrations tools available through Canvas. These tools provide rich media and assessment content that can be used with your students directly from your Canvas course. Learn about how to infuse Khan Academy, Ted Talks, Twitter feeds, Dropbox and a variety of publisher materials into your courses.
Use the Polls for Canvas app to engage students in large classes, review for tests or check comprehension. Users only need to download the free Polls for Canvas app on their smartphone or tablets. The Polls for Canvas app is available for both Android and iOS devices.
Please reference the links below to download the app prior to the workshop.
Create holistic and analytic rubrics and apply them to assignments. Use Turnitin plagiarism prevention to check written work for improper citation or misappropriated content. Learn options for grading assignments and strategies for communicating feedback.
Explore the Canvas SpeedGrader: view different types of assignment submissions, provide text and audio comments to students, and grade using different methods including a simple point scale or a complex rubric.
An ePortfolio is a place for students to showcase their good work from a course. ePortfolios in Canvas are simple websites divided into Sections (left-hand navigation) and Pages (right-hand navigation) nested inside of each Section.
Bring your course materials and your ideas to the Canvas open lab. Work with an instructional designer to enhance and customize your course activities and assignments. Put those finishing touches on your class and get personalized answers to all of your questions.
Accessibility, Technology and You - Two Part Webinar
This two-part webinar focuses on Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, technology use and Universal Design. During part one, Cori Bright-Kerrigan, Director of Adaptive Services and University ADA Coordinator, discusses FGCU’s Adaptive Services office. Part two focuses on how to appropriately adapt technology for use by students with disabilities, including:
organizing course materials in consistent and logical manner
developing course content that meets unique learning styles
selecting appropriate content and formats for ADA compliance
In this facilitated three-week online workshop you will explore and master the fundamentals of Canvas: navigation, notifications, course customization, syllabi, calendar and course events, importing content, adding colleagues and course publishing; access Canvas guides and help, announcements, discussions, quizzes, content organization, rubrics and grading. The workshop includes all of the content included in the face-to-face Canvas Part 1 & 2 workshops, and includes weekly interactive learning activities.