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Canvas Summer Bootcamp

During Summer 2022, KU IT Educational Technology and the Center for Online and Distance Learning will hold two-day bootcamp workshops. The morning portion of these sessions will be dedicated to introducing participants to the basics of using Canvas as well as covering more advanced Canvas topics. In the afternoon, participants will have a chance to connect with instructional designers and educational technologists to discuss their courses and get hands-on assistance. See below for the current workshop agenda. Please note that these sessions will cover similar material as the stand-alone “Getting Started with Canvas” and “Canvas: Beyond the Basics” workshops, as well as introduce additional topics and provide time for questions. Morning presentations will be offered virtually, while afternoon hands-on sessions will have the option of in-person in Budig Hall, or virtual meetings. 
Day 1

  1. Getting Started with Canvas – 9:30am-10:30am
    1. Introduction to Interface
    2. Getting Started Suggestions
    3. Blank Course Templates
    4. Building in Modules
    5. Customizing Navigation
    6. Importing Content from Blackboard
  2. Break/Time to work on Bb import – 10:30am-11:00am
  3. Beyond the Basics – 11:00am-Noon
    1. Gradebook
    2. Assignments
    3. Due Dates
    4. SpeedGrader 
    5. Assignment Groups
    6.  Microsoft Teams
  4.  Break for Lunch (Noon-1:30pm)
  5.  Hands-on Canvas Help, online or in Budig Hall – 1:30pm-4:00pm

Day 2 

  1. Canvas Topics (CODL) – 9:30am-10:30am
    1. Alternative Assessments
    2. Group Work
    3. Discussions
    4. Journals/Wikis
    5.  Rubrics
  2. Break – 10:30am-11:00am
  3. Canvas Topics Continued (Ed Techs) - 11:00am-Noon
    1. Cross-Listing/Merging
    2. Third-Party Tools/Publisher Material
    3. Enabling in Course
    4. Adding to Assignments
    5. Quizzes in Canvas
    6. Data in Canvas
      1. New Analytics
      2.  People
      3.  Quiz Statistics in Classic/New Quizzes
  4. Break for Lunch (Noon-1:30pm)
  5. Hands-on Canvas Help, online or in Budig Hall – 1:30pm-4:00pm
No handout is available
No how-to documentation is available