Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Fall 2017 Training Workshop Schedule


Canvas Part 1: Get Started with Canvas – Get acquainted with the essential features of the Canvas Learning Management System. including example courses and design guidelines
9/7/17, 9/8/17,  Noon to 1:00 PM
Canvas Part 2: Transition to Canvas from ANGEL - Migrate existing courses from ANGEL to Canvas.  Learn the terminology of Canvas.
9/11/17, 9/14/17,  Noon to 1:00 PM
Canvas Part 3: Create and Organize Your Course - Include any items you want to share with your students including course readings (files), multimedia content (video, audio, images, etc), and text-based content (pages).
9/19/17, 9/20/17,  Noon to 1:00 PM
Canvas Part 4: Communicate and Discuss - Learn how to use Canvas's communication tools (announcements, conversations, and chat) to communicate with your students throughout the term.
9/27/17, 9/28/17,  Noon to 1:00 PM


Canvas Part 5: Assess, Grade and Monitor Student Work – Create assessments in Canvas, including assignments, quizzes, and exams, and learn how to use the grading and feedback tools to respond to student work and monitor performance throughout your course. 
10/3/17, 10/4/17,  Noon to 1:00 PM
Canvas Part 6: Facilitate Collaborative Learning with Groups – If you use student groups in your course, this module will help you learn how to create and manage those groups in Canvas and how to create and grade group assignments.
10/11/17, 10/12/17, Noon to 1:00 PM
Archiving Your ANGEL Content – Last Chance
10/16 - 10/20/17, Noon - 1:00 PM

Canvas Part 2: Importing Content to your Courses - Migrate existing archives, sandboxes and Master Courses into semester shells.  Learn the terminology of Canvas.
10/24/17, 10/25/17,  Noon to 1:00 PM
Digital Badges at Penn State
10/31/17, 11/2/17, Noon - 1:00 PM


Moving into the Future with Technology (Dawson 10)
11/3/17, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Webconferencing in Canvas
11/9/17, Noon - 1:00 PM
Using Box at Penn State
11/15/17, Noon - 1:00 PM
Canvas: Writing Rubrics
11/30/17, Noon - 1:00 PM



Accessibility: Optimizing Canvas Courses
12/7/17, Noon - 1:00 PM

Using at Penn State
12/12/17, Noon - 1:00 PM

January 2018

Fourth Annual Northeast Regional Faculty Development Day

Join us from 10AM to 3PM on Thursday, January 4th for presentations on instructional design, technology and pedagogy delivered by your colleagues and experts from our campuses and University Park!


All workshops will be held in Dawson computer labs unless otherwise noted.

Instructional Design presentation