Canvas Next Level Workshops:  
If you’re already teaching in Canvas, these workshops are for you!  You’ll learn more about Canvas’ features and pedagogical tools  designed to enhance teaching strategies and to maximize the use of Dartmouth’s new learning management system.

 Course Design Options in Canvas                                                sign-up    

Wednesday, April 23   10:00 – 11:30 AM      Location: DCAL 1st Floor Baker/Berry

Canvas offers a range of options for shaping how you design your course including communication stream, custom pages, modules/sections, assignment list, and assignments with syllabus.  Come to this session to compare course design options, learn strategies for intentional course design, and choose the design that best fits with your course goals and learning objectives. Facilitators:  Ashley Kehoe, Nikki Boots

Using Canvas and Screen-Casting to Flip Your Course          sign-up

Wednesday, April 30 2:30 – 4:00 PM  Location:  DCAL 1st Floor Baker/Berry      

Re-think the conventional classroom and “flip” your course with Canvas! A “flipped classroom” uses time outside class to disseminate content via video lecture, pod-casting, slide-sharing, or other media, freeing up the classroom for active learning and discussion. You’ll learn how to create, annotate, and share lecture content that can be used for multiple course sections.  Facilitators:  Nikki Boots, Adrienne Gauthier

Maximizing Grading and Assessment Features in Canvas        sign-up

Wednesday, May 7    10:00 – 11:30 AM      Location:  DCAL 1st Floor Baker/Berry

Explore different assessment features in Canvas and grading philosophies that you can use to most effectively set-up, track, and communicate student outcomes in your course. This session will cover attendance tracking, weighting grades, rubrics, and outcomes-based assessment strategies.  Facilitators:  Mike Goudzwaard, Ashley Kehoe

Creating Engaging, Interactive Discussions in Canvas             sign-up

Tuesday, May 13    1:00 – 2:30 PM      Location:  DCAL 1st Floor Baker/Berry

Learn strategies for actively engaging students in meaningful discussion, using Canvas features to keep dialogue going beyond the classroom. This session will cover how to generate discussion topics that stimulate active learning, how to use voice/video recording features for discussion, as well as how to set-up the Canvas discussion tool to maximize interaction and deep learning.  Facilitators:  Mike Goudzwaard, Adrienne Gauthier