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Upcoming Workshops & Events

December 2014

Canvas: Migrating Files and Resources from Oncourse (webinar)

Tuesday, December 2, 2-2:50 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will explore the Files tool in Canvas. We will discuss good practices for file storage and the connection between Canvas and Box. Participants will also learn how to manage their multimedia files in Canvas. We will demonstrate how to zip and move Resources from Oncourse to Canvas. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

Register here


Canvas: A First Look

Wednesday, December 3, 10-11:30 a.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

Join CITL consultant Kyle Leach to explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU's new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the integrated nature of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Inbox, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

  • Please note that this is a hands-on workshop.
  • Bring your laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, please let us know immediately, as we have a limited number of laptops participants may borrow.
  • Enrollment is limited. Register if you want to be guaranteed a seat.
  • Register here


    Canvas: Cross-Listing Courses (combining courses)

    Wednesday, December 3, 1-2 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

    Join CITL consultant Matt Barton in a discussion about cross-listing, or combining, sections in Canvas. The presentation will explain how cross-listing works and the best practices in performing a Cross-Listing. When you leave this workshop, you will have successfully cross-listed your courses, if appropriate, in order to teach your sections the way you expect to see them displayed and managed through the Canvas interface. Please bring your own laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, please let us know immediately, as we have a limited number of laptops participants may borrow.

    Register here


    Explore New Technologies with DELTA: Virtual Artifacts

    Friday, December 5, 10-11:30 a.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

    The DELTA Forum is discussing Virtual Learning and Resources this semester. This session will address Virtual Artifacts and the production of digital materials as well as the digitization of traditional materials. Join CITL consultant, Kyle Leach, as he leads this forum on virtual learning. This discussion will also be available via Adobe Connect at DELTA Forum.

    Register here


    Canvas: Quizzes and Tests (webinar)

    Friday, December 5, 12:30-1:20 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

    In this webinar, co-presented by CITL and IT Training, participants will learn how to create and grade quizzes and tests in Canvas. Using the functions and flexibility of the Quizzes tool, participants will learn several options for providing feedback on student performance, how to view quiz statistics, and about best practices for online assessment.

    Register here


    Canvas Next Steps: Using the Quizzes tool effectively

    Tuesday, December 9, 2-3:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

    In this workshop, participants will learn how to create, grade, and assess quizzes and exams using the functions and flexibility of the Quizzes tool in Canvas. Pparticipants will also learn several options for providing feedback on student performance, how to view quiz statistics, and about best practices for online assessment. Workshop participants will also learn:

    • how to use Question Groups to organize and randomize questions
    • how to streamline quiz development with Question Banks
    • about importing QTI files
    • how to access Quiz Statistics data to evaluate comprehension and to help improve the efficiency of assessments
    • best practices for online assessment

    Register here


    Designing Online Course Materials

    Wednesday, December 10, 9 a.m.-12 noon, CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

    In this workshop, participants will view a variety of course materials and examine options for creating and delivering them. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, the workshop will also address issues related to copyright law and accessibility in online courses. (This is the fourth workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

    Register here


    Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

    Wednesday, December 10, 10-10:50 a.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

    In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

    Register here


    Designing Online Course Materials

    Thursday, December 11, 1-4 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

    In this workshop, participants will view a variety of course materials and examine options for creating and delivering them. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, the workshop will also address issues related to copyright law and accessibility in online courses. (This is the fourth workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

    Register here


    Canvas: A First Look

    Friday, December 12, 12 noon-1:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

    Join CITL consultant Madeleine Gonin to explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU's new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the integrated nature of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Inbox, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

    • Please note that this is a hands-on workshop.
    • Bring your laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, please let us know immediately, as we have a limited number of laptops participants may borrow.
    • Enrollment is limited. Register if you want to be guaranteed a seat.
    • Register here


      Canvas: A First Look

      Monday, December 15, 10-11:30 a.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

      Join CITL consultant Kyle Leach to explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU's new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the integrated nature of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Inbox, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

      • Please note that this is a hands-on workshop.
      • Bring your laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, please let us know immediately, as we have a limited number of laptops participants may borrow.
      • Enrollment is limited. Register if you want to be guaranteed a seat.
      • Register here


        Canvas Studio

        Monday, December 15, 1-2:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

        Join Madeleine Gonin for this hands-on workshop. In this workshop we will look at example courses from IU and other universities to help generate ideas for how to set up your course site. By the end of this workshop you will have added assignments, a syllabus and explored other tools that help you share course materials with your students.

        This workshop assumes a basic understanding of Canvas from attending a First Look workshop, reading the Instructor Quickstart guide and/or by watching the instructor videos available from this page: http://guides.instructure.com.

        You will have the opportunity to post your course materials with CITL consultants available to answer your questions

        • Bring your laptop and course materials. A limited number of laptops are available. Contact us if you need to borrow one.
        • Enrollment is limited. Register for a reserved seat.

        Register here


        Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

        Monday, December 15, 3:40-4:30 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

        In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

        Register here


        Canvas: Assignments & Grading (webinar)

        Tuesday, December 16, 10-10:50 a.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

        In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

        Register here


        Canvas Next Steps: Communication Strategies

        Wednesday, December 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

        Join CITL consultant Madeleine Gonin to learn about Canvas’ communication options. Participants will have an opportunity to experiment with tools like the inbox, announcements, chat, and will learn best practices for using each communication option. By the end of the workshop, participants will have identified which communication option in Canvas best meets their course’s needs.

        • Please bring a laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, the CITL has a limited number that workshop participants may arrange to borrow.
        • Enrollment is limited. Register if you want to be guaranteed a seat.
        • Register here


          Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

          Thursday, December 18, 10-10:50 a.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

          In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Teaching and Learning (IUPUI) and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

          Register here


          Canvas: Grading student work

          Thursday, December 18, 2-3:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

          The Assignments and Grades tools are closely linked in Canvas. Join CITL consultant, Cordah Robinson, to see how these tools work together and provide broad flexibility in the types of and organization of course learning activities that instructors can create for their students. This workshop will also explore how instructors evaluate student activity, record grades and communicate with students about their competency and progress.

          Register here


          Canvas: A First Look

          Friday, December 19, 10-11:30 a.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

          Join CITL consultant Kyle Leach to explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU's new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the integrated nature of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Inbox, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

          • Please note that this is a hands-on workshop.
          • Bring your laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, please let us know immediately, as we have a limited number of laptops participants may borrow.
          • Enrollment is limited. Register if you want to be guaranteed a seat.

        Register here


        January 2015

        Canvas: A First Look

        Monday, January 5, 1-2:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

        Join CITL consultant Madeleine Gonin to explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU's new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the integrated nature of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Inbox, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

        • Please note that this is a hands-on workshop.
        • Bring your laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, please let us know immediately, as we have a limited number of laptops participants may borrow.
        • Enrollment is limited. Register if you want to be guaranteed a seat.
        • Register here


          Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

          Tuesday, January 6, 1-1:50 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

          In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Teaching and Learning (IUPUI) and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

          Register here


          Canvas Studio

          Tuesday, January 6, 3-4:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

          Join Madeleine Gonin for this hands-on workshop. In this workshop we will look at example courses from IU and other universities to help generate ideas for how to set up your course site. By the end of this workshop you will have added assignments, a syllabus and explored other tools that help you share course materials with your students.

          This workshop assumes a basic understanding of Canvas from attending a First Look workshop, reading the Instructor Quickstart guide and/or by watching the instructor videos available from this page: http://guides.instructure.com.

          You will have the opportunity to post your course materials with CITL consultants available to answer your questions

          • Bring your laptop and course materials. A limited number of laptops are available. Contact us if you need to borrow one.
          • Enrollment is limited. Register for a reserved seat.

          Register here


          Teaching an Online Course

          Wednesday, January 7, 9 a.m.-12 noon, CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

          This workshop will focus on helping participants become an effective and satisfied online instructors. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, participants will explore options for communicating with students, become familiar with common online teaching challenges and how to meet them, and examine ways to evaluate and improve their online teaching. (This is the fifth workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

          Register here


          Canvas: Migrating Files and Resources from Oncourse (webinar)

          Wednesday, January 7, 2-2:50 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

          In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will explore the Files tool in Canvas. We will discuss good practices for file storage and the connection between Canvas and Box. Participants will also learn how to manage their multimedia files in Canvas. We will demonstrate how to zip and move Resources from Oncourse to Canvas. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

          Register here


          Teaching an Online Course

          Thursday, January 8, 1-4 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

          This workshop will focus on helping participants become an effective and satisfied online instructors. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, participants will explore options for communicating with students, become familiar with common online teaching challenges and how to meet them, and examine ways to evaluate and improve their online teaching. (This is the fifth workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

          Register here


          Canvas: Communication Strategies (webinar)

          Thursday, January 8, 1-1:50 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

          Canvas offers instructors many different ways to communicate with their students. In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will discuss best practices for using tools like the inbox, announcements, chat, and more. Participants will learn how to determine which communication options will best meet their needs. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

          Register here


          Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

          Friday, January 9, 10-10:50 a.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

          In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

          Register here


          Canvas: Grading student work

          Friday, January 9, 1-2:30 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

          The Assignments and Grades tools are closely linked in Canvas. Join CITL consultant, Cordah Robinson, to see how these tools work together and provide broad flexibility in the types of and organization of course learning activities that instructors can create for their students. This workshop will also explore how instructors evaluate student activity, record grades and communicate with students about their competency and progress.

          Register here


          Canvas: A First Look

          Monday, January 12, 12:30-2 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

          Join CITL consultant Kyle Leach to explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU's new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the integrated nature of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Inbox, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

          • Please note that this is a hands-on workshop.
          • Bring your laptop. If you do not have access to a laptop, please let us know immediately, as we have a limited number of laptops participants may borrow.
          • Enrollment is limited. Register if you want to be guaranteed a seat.
          • Register here


            Canvas: Assignments & Grading (webinar)

            Thursday, January 15, 10-10:50 a.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

            In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

            Register here


            Canvas: Quizzes and Tests (webinar)

            Friday, January 16, 1-1:50 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

            In this webinar, co-presented by CITL and IT Training, participants will learn how to create and grade quizzes and tests in Canvas. Using the functions and flexibility of the Quizzes tool, participants will learn several options for providing feedback on student performance, how to view quiz statistics, and about best practices for online assessment.

            Register here


            Service-Learning Coffee Hour, Technology as Pedagogical Support for Service-Learning

            Friday, January 23, 9:30-11 a.m., La Casa (715 E. 7th St.)

            Faculty, graduate students and community partners are invited to gather for an informal discussion on how technology can provide pedagogical support to service-learning classes and partnerships. This discussion will be led by Matt Hottell (Senior Lecturer, School of Informatics and Computing, Director, ServeIT Clinic) and Charles Pope (Senior Lecturer, School of Informatics and Computing). Coffee and tea will be provided. RSVP by Wednesday, January 14 to iubslp@indiana.edu


            Introduction to Online Course Design

            Tuesday, January 27, 9 a.m.-12 noon, CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

            Join CITL consultant Susan Hathaway for an orientation to online course design and development at IUB. Participants will view examples of online courses, become familiar with standard methods for evaluating the quality of online courses, and practice first steps in online course design. (This is the first workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

            Register here


            Introduction to Online Course Design

            Wednesday, January 28, 1-4 p.m., CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

            Join CITL consultant Susan Hathaway for an orientation to online course design and development at IUB. Participants will view examples of online courses, become familiar with standard methods for evaluating the quality of online courses, and practice first steps in online course design. (This is the first workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

            Register here


            February 2015

            Assessing Learning in Online Courses

            Tuesday, February 10, 9 a.m.-12 noon, CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

            This workshop will introduce a variety of methods for assessing learning in online courses. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, participants will view online assessments and assessment tools, practice creating rubrics and aligning assessments with desired outcomes, and try out grading tools and alternative grading schemes. (This is the second workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

            Register here


            Service-Learning Coffee Hour, Interdisciplinary, Multiyear and Multicourse Partnerships: Taking Service-Learning to the Next Level

            Thursday, February 26, 9:30-11 a.m., La Casa (715 E. 7th St.)

            Faculty, graduate students and community partners are invited to gather for an informal discussion on structuring more complex service-learning courses and partnerships that would allow for more comprehensive community problem solving. Una Winterman, Michael Valliant and Nicole Schonemann from the Service-Learning Program will facilitate this discussion. Coffee and tea will be provided. RSVP by Wednesday, February 18 to iubslp@indiana.edu


            March 2015

            Designing Online Learning Activities

            Tuesday, March 10, 9 a.m.-12 noon, CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

            In this workshop, participants will view examples of online activities, practice adapting face-to-face activities to the online enviroment, and become familiar with tools for online activities and collaboration. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, the workshop will focus on how to select and design course activities that engage online students, motivate them, and help them learn. (This is the third workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

            Register here


            Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

            Friday, March 13, 10-10:50 a.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

            In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Teaching and Learning (IUPUI) and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

            Register here


            April 2015

            Designing Online Course Materials

            Tuesday, April 7, 9 a.m.-12 noon, CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

            In this workshop, participants will view a variety of course materials and examine options for creating and delivering them. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, the workshop will also address issues related to copyright law and accessibility in online courses. (This is the fourth workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

            Register here


            Service-Learning Showcase and Award Ceremony

            Thursday, April 23, 4-5:30 p.m., Frangipani Room, IMU

            The SLP will host a showcase of strong service-learning partnerships featuring faculty, community partners and ACEs. Student posters featuring transformative service-learning experiences will also be included. The Service-Learning Partnership Award and Excellence in Service-Learning Student Award will be presented. RSVP by Friday, April 3 to iubslp@indiana.edu


            Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

            Thursday, April 30, 3-3:50 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

            In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

            Register here


            May 2015

            Canvas: A First Look (webinar)

            Friday, May 8, 12 noon-12:50 p.m., http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas

            In this webinar, jointly presented by The Center for Teaching and Learning (IUPUI) and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings. Please log in at http://connect.iu.edu/LearnCanvas to join the webinar.

            Register here


            Teaching an Online Course

            Tuesday, May 12, 9 a.m.-12 noon, CITL Workshop Room, Wells Library E243

            This workshop will focus on helping participants become an effective and satisfied online instructors. Led by CITL consultant Susan Hathaway, participants will explore options for communicating with students, become familiar with common online teaching challenges and how to meet them, and examine ways to evaluate and improve their online teaching. (This is the fifth workshop in the CITL's Online Course Basics series.)

            Register here


            STEPS Workshops

            IU faculty and staff can now register for UITS IT Training workshops at no charge.

            Register here