eLearning Workshops

Every semester, CEI offers the following eLearning workshops to faculty and teaching staff. You will be informed via email and this website when a workshop is available.

Workshop

Content

Prerequisite

Duration

Canvas Basics An introduction to the HKUST Learning Management System – Canvas.
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
NIL 1.5 hours
Canvas Extended
Assessments and Grading
Get to know more about Canvas and use it to its full potential. 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
Canvas Basics 1.5 hours
Canvas Extended
Turnitin Assignments
Get to know more about Canvas and use it to its full potential. 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
Canvas Basics 1.5 hours
Canvas Extended
Student Group Work
Get to know more about Canvas and use it to its full potential. 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
Canvas Basics 1.5 hours
iPeer
An introduction to iPeer, the tool for facilitating student peer evaluation at HKUST. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:
  • set up student peer groups
  • create an Evaluation Item
  • launch an Evaluation Event
  • view and release grades and comments to students
Nil 1.5 hours
uReply An introduction to uReply that help boost your in-class activities with gamification, peer Learning and active questioning. After this workshop, you should able to:
  • recall the key features of uReply
  • create different types of questions based on your needs
  • interpret the real time results and reports
  • recall the different add-on activities available to enhance the learning experience
Nil 1.5 hours
VidGrid An introduction to VidGrid which is easy to use and manage video tool, allows instant video capture, and integrates seamlessly into Canvas. After this workshop, you should able to:
  • create simple lecture videos using VidGrid
  • add interactive elements into videos using VidGrid
  • deploy VidGrid videos on Canvas
  • view video analytics and in-video question responses
Nil 1.5 hours