Canvas Workshops - Spring 2016/17

Date: 
Thursday, 2 March, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, 23 March, 2017 (All day)

Canvas is a comprehensive and user friendly Learning Management System acquired by the University to support its changing learning and teaching needs.

To prepare you for this Spring, CEI will offer a series of theme-based Canvas workshops. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the workshops.

Workshop

Learning Objectives

Schedule

Registration

Canvas Basics

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • recall the key features of Canvas
  • describe the basic elements and interface of Canvas
  • design course and its layout
  • create and manage content
  • monitor students' learning progress

Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
11:00 – 12:30

Registration closed.

Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Register here.

Canvas Extended
Assessments and Grading

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • set up assignments, discussions and quizzes
  • set up quizzes to support different teaching strategies
  • set up assignment weighting
  • grade assignments using different tools and techniques
  • monitor students’ responses on quizzes

Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Registration closed.

Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Register here.
Canvas Basics is a pre-requisite.

Canvas Extended
Turnitin Assignments

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • set up assignments with originality check (Turnitin)
  • grade Turnitin assignments in SpeedGrader
  • read and interpret Turnitin originality reports

Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Registration closed.

Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Register here.
Canvas Basics is a pre-requisite.

Canvas Extended
Student Group Work

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • create and manage student groups
  • recall key features available for student collaboration
  • set up group assignments and discussions
  • grade group assignments
  • set up real-time collaborative sessions using Conferences

Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Registration closed.

Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Register here.
Canvas Basics is a pre-requisite.

The workshops will be facilitated by CEI staff Rambo Lai and May Tse and conducted in Room 6558 (Lift 29-30).

All new Graduate Teaching Assistants (Research Postgraduates) will be trained on Canvas. Existing GTAs who need to support faculty on Canvas may email taprog@ust.hk to register for the above workshops.

All course sites will be automatically created on Canvas after they have been confirmed and submitted to the ARR. Sign up here  if you want your Canvas course site created earlier.  

Email us at canvas@ust.hk or call #8036 if you have any enquiries on Canvas. We will be happy to assist you.