Enhance Your Teaching with Canvas

You can use Canvas to enhance your teaching in several ways: Provide opportunities for interaction between students, content, and the instructor. Deliver content from multiple sources in multiple modalities. Enable students to become more active learners outside of the classroom Gather student work via online submissions in assignments, deliver course content such as PDFs, documentation, and presentations[…]

Critical Thinking, Assessment and Motivation with Ron Carriveau, Ph.D.

Join the Center for Innovative Learning as we meet and talk assessment Dr. Ron Carriveau on January 12 and 27. Pre-registration is required. Lunch is included in this session. Ronald Carriveau earned his Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Arizona. He has extensive experience in outcomes, assessment, and standards development as a consultant,[…]

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Using Design Thinking in Higher Education

  by Holly Morris and Greg Warman Design thinking focuses on users and their needs, encourages brainstorming and prototyping, and rewards out-of-the-box thinking that takes “wild ideas” and transforms them into real-world solutions. Design thinking is a leadership competency at UNTHSC. Interested in attending a Design Thinking workshop or having a design thinking session in[…]

Enhancing your Teaching with Canvas

This session will show participants how Canvas can enhance their teaching by effectively digitizing instruction and materials. Learning management systems, such as Canvas, provide educators with technology tools to create learner-centered ecosystems that deliver instruction, activities, and assessments no matter the classroom modality, whether it be face-to-face, blended, or fully online. By creating a well-organized[…]

Canvas Basic Training and Canvas Design Tools Training

Canvas Basic Training: This session is an overview for new and beginner-level Canvas users.  Learning objectives are to: Explore basic features of Canvas. Update Navigation, Syllabus & Calendar features. Configure and use the Communication tools. Create and edit Modules, Pages and other content. Create, deploy and use assignments, assessments and the Grade Book. While 2[…]

Continuing the Discussion: Communication and Collaboration

Students participate in active learning when constructing knowledge with their peers and in reflection. Using Salmon’s stages of communication in education, this session will show participants how Canvas can encourage students to initiate and continue discussions that focus on your learning objectives. The right communication tool at the right time can make all the difference[…]