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NUIT is offering various Canvas workshops each week to help get you acquainted with Canvas, the university’s new learning management system. See the current listing of workshops offered and sign up by clicking the button below.

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School Specific Workshops

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Weinberg Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
LocationDateTimeCampus
RegisterSPANISH
Setting up All Sections Bootcamp
Crowe 3-130
13-Apr4:00 to 5:00 PMEvanston
RegisterSPANISH
Individual Courses or Course Sections Bootcamp
Crowe 3-130
4-May4:00 to 5:00 PMEvanston

School of Communication Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
DateLocationTimeCampus
RegisterNov 19Annie May Swift Hall, Room 2199:00 to 11:30 a.m.Evanston

School of Professional Studies Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
DateTimeLocationCampus
Register26-Mar12:00 to 1:00 PMVirtual
Introduction to Canvas
Virtual meeting space
Virtual
Register7-Apr6:00 to 7:00 PMVirtual
Introduction to Canvas
Virtual meeting space
Virtual
Register22-Apr12:00 to 1:00 PMVirtual
Introduction to Canvas
Virtual meeting space
Virtual

McCormick Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
DateLocationTimeCampus

The Graduate School Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
DateLocationTimeCampus

Medill Workshops

Check out the workshops being offered to Medill faculty and staff below
DateLocationTimeCampus
October

Law Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
DateLocationTimeCampus

Feinberg Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! These workshops provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
DateTimeLocationCampus
Register16-Mar1:00 to 2:30 PMIntroduction to Canvas
Tarry 1-730 ("Weinberg")
300 E. Superior St
Chicago
Register16-Mar3:00pm-4:30pmIntroduction to Canvas
Tarry 1-730 ("Weinberg")
300 E. Superior St
Chicago
Register23-Mar1:00 to 2:30 PMIntroduction to Canvas
Tarry 1-730 ("Weinberg")
300 E. Superior St
Chicago

OLLI Canvas Workshops

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
DateLocationTimeCampus
RegisterOLLI: Introduction to Canvas
1840 Oak St.
Classroom A
Feb 181:30 to 3:00 pmEvanston
RegisterOLLI: Introduction to Canvas
Wieboldt Hall, room 415
Feb 2010:00 to 11:30 amChicago


TitleDescription
Introduction to CanvasBuild your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality that allows you to build and support engaging courses.
Moving from Blackboard to CanvasChange doesn't have to be scary. In this workshop, instructors learn specific steps for moving course material from Blackboard to Canvas. You'll also learn the options and benefits of building your site from scratch. The workshop also addresses several alternatives to specific Blackboard features while exploring many of Canvas's engaging tools.

Participants in this workshop should already be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas by completing the Introduction to Canvas workshop.
Grading and Assignments in CanvasIn this hands-on workshop, you'll discover how much easier grading and creating assignments can be in Canvas. You'll learn tips and tricks on making assignments and grading easier than ever. Canvas will make you say, "I can't wait to start grading."

Participants in this workshop should already be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas by completing the Introduction to Canvas workshop.
Group Work in CanvasCanvas provides exceptional group capabilities for students and faculty alike. This workshop will demonstrate how faculty can empower students to leverage Canvas for project management, collaboration and presentation assistance in group projects, discussions, and assignments. Faculty will also learn how to monitor, evaluate, assess and advise students before, during and after the lifetime of their project through Groups in Canvas.
Copying your Canvas CourseAlready made the jump to Canvas? Then you may have a reason to look forward to Winter! As your Fall courses wind down, this brief workshop will teach you the quick and simple steps to copying your Canvas courses into their upcoming shells. Learn how to copy your course in full, or in pieces with a few quick clicks. We will also cover updating your due dates and recreating your Turnitin assignments.
Using Media in CanvasWant to liberate your course from the monotony of plain text? Immerse your students in your course material using video and audio and give them more personalized feedback with media comments. In this workshop, we will cover the different types of media you can use in your Canvas course, from content found online, such as YouTube videos, to user-created content in Canvas’ media comments, all the way to how to handle copyrighted materials.
Quizzes and Surveys in CanvasThis workshop will take a deeper look into the Canvas' quiz and survey tools. We will cover all the basics you need to start using quizzes and surveys in your Canvas courses including all the various question types you can make, to question banks, surveys, and how it all will appear in the gradebook.
Discussions in CanvasExplore Canvas’s discussion board feature in this workshop. Investigate how to get the most out of online discussions. Share ideas with other instructors about how to create more meaningful discussions by trying a unique approach. Consider using discussions for everything from group blogging to journaling.
Files in CanvasGet your feet wet with the new Canvas files manager. Easier organization, access control, cross-referencing, and management are all a part of this new update. Learn how to add files from your personal account or other courses, and how to bulk upload for easier transfer from your desktop, hard drive or Bb course site.
Build Your Canvas Course Boot CampTake your Canvas course from empty shell to student-ready in this intensive, hands-on, half-day workshop. This workshop will provide an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas, paired with personalized guidance and support from a Canvas expert in building your course.
You will be expected to bring:
• Laptop
• All the instructional materials needed (syllabus, files, assignments, etc.) to create your course in Canvas