29 June 2015

July Workshops

07/09/15 3pm – 4pm Basics of Canvas

Come and learn about the basics of Canvas. For those of you who would like a refresher or who are new to Canvas this workshop will be helpful as we discuss the essentials of Canvas. Please bring a laptop or mobile device, if possible.

All interested faculty and staff are to come to CN 221, from 3pm-4pm this Thursday, July 9th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

7/14/15 3pm-4pm Online Test Proctoring Options

In this workshop we will cover current and new proctoring options for online quizzes and exams in Canvas.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to AD 303 from 3pm-4pm Tuesday, July 14th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

7/21/15 3pm-4pm App on the Month: Canvas Mobile Updates

This SUU Online workshop will be on recent mobile app updates for the apps that are provided by Instructure (Canvas). These updates have been spotlighted by SUU Online in their monthly app spotlight select the following link to view: http://suuonline.blogspot.com/2015/06/suu-onlines-app-of-month-for-july.html.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to AD 303, from 3pm-4pm Tuesday, July 21st.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

7/28/15 3pm-4pm Canvas Updates and Stats

This week’s SUU Online workshop is on recent Canvas updates and Stats. Come learn about new features, updates have been applied in Canvas recently and important future updates. Also, we will show how to find useful statistics in Canvas.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to CN 221, from 3pm-4pm Tuesday, July 28th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu


SUU Online's App of the Month for July

Canvas Mobile Updates

For July’s app of the month we are spotlighting some updates that have occurred with the mobile apps from Instructure.

For those of you who have been using the Canvas apps there have been some major updates to the apps. For instance the Calendar tool has been added to the Canvas app dashboard.



The inbox was updated.


There is now native quiz support (6 question types) for students, etc.



For android users there is a new app called Teacher Tools which is currently in beta. This app allows faculty to randomly pick a student to call on or make a note about a student and post it to your gradebook. 

Attend the July App of the Month workshop for more information on these updates. This workshop will take place on July 21st from 3pm-4pm in AD 303.


26 May 2015

June Workshops

June Workshops

06/02/15 1pm – 2pm Basics of Canvas


Come and learn about the basics of Canvas. For those of you who would like a refresher or who are new to Canvas this workshop will be helpful as we discuss the essentials of Canvas. Please bring a laptop or mobile device, if possible.

All interested faculty and staff are to come to ED 338, from 1pm-2pm this Tuesday, June 2nd.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

6/9/15 3pm-4pm App on the Month: The CANVAS apps
This SUU Online workshop will be on the mobile apps that are provided by Instructure (Canvas). There are four apps that are available: Canvas, SpeedGrader, Polls for Canvas and MagicMarker. These apps have been spotlighted by SUU Online in their monthly app spotlight select the following link to view: http://suuonline.blogspot.com/2015/05/suu-onlines-app-of-month-for-june.html.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to ED 338, from 3pm-4pm Tuesday, June 9th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

6/17/15 3pm-4pm Online Test Proctoring Options

In this workshop we will cover current and new proctoring options for online quizzes and exams in Canvas.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to ED 338 from 3pm-4pm Wednesday, June 17th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

6/25/15 3pm-4pm Benefits of Canvas: Faculty

This week’s SUU Online workshop is on using Canvas and the benefits of it for faculty. We will discuss/show examples of how Canvas can be used for in courses here at SUU. Even if you aren’t teaching online courses Canvas is great way to share information with students, grade, etc.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to CN 221, from 3pm-4pm Thursday, June 25th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

6/30/15 1pm-2pm Canvas Updates

This week’s SUU Online workshop is on the recent updates to Canvas. Instructure updates Canvas about every 3 weeks and while some are minor changes, sometimes there are big changes to Canvas and we will go over these.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to ED 338, from 3pm-4pm Tuesday, June 30th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

SUU Online's App of the Month for June

The Canvas Apps

Instructure has created apps that work hand-in-hand with Canvas such as the Canvas app and SpeedGrader which make your Canvas experience as easy and convenient as possible. The Canvas app is available for iOS and Android devices, and the SpeedGrader app is available for iOS and Android. They have also created other apps such as Polls for Canvas and MagicMarker to help you evaluate your students’ opinions and progress immediately in the classroom. Polls for Canvas is available for iOS and Android devices, and MagicMarker is available for iOS devices. All of these apps are free.

Download the Canvas app to
•        Create discussions and view comments
•        View the course roster
•        Email students
•        Take attendance
•        Edit and preview quizzes
•        View files
•        View the syllabus
•        Chat in real time with students
•        Create announcements
•        View pages
•        View and add media

    Download the SpeedGrader app to
•        View students’ file submissions
•        Review individual quiz results
•        Grade assignments
•        Add text or audio or video comments to assignments

Download the Polls for Canvas app to
•        Ask your students a question
•        View their completely anonymous answers
•        Evaluate response statistics
•        Share results with participants

Download the MagicMarker app to
•        Organize your students into manageable groups
•        Evaluate whether each student has not met, met, or exceeded expectations
•        Synch your app activity with the outcomes in your courses
 
Attend the June App of the Month workshop for more instructions on using the apps provided by Canvas and demonstrations on how to use them. This workshop will take place on June 9th from 3pm-4pm in ED 338.