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 ED 338, 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.


30 April 2015

May Workshops

05/05/15 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 ED 338, from 3pm-4pm this Tuesday, May 5th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu


5/12/15 2pm-3pm App on the Month: Poll Everywhere

This SUU Online workshop is on using Poll Everywhere, an app that allows presenters to show poll questions and have participants respond in several formats (i.e. text, browser, app). The Poll Everywhere app is a simple way to ask large groups of students, faculty and staff questions. The Poll Everywhere app is free and it is available on both iOS and Android devices. To read more about Poll Everywhere please go to our full spotlight: http://suuonline.blogspot.com/2015/04/suu-onlines-app-of-month-for-may.html

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to ED 338, from 2pm-3pm Tuesday, May 12th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

5/19/15 3pm-4pm Using Canvas for Student Training

This week’s workshop is on using Canvas for student training. Josh Wiggins will demonstrate how a department can use Canvas as a tool to provide important information and track training.

All interested faculty and staff are invited to come to ST 166 (Registrar’s Conference Room), from 3pm-4pm Tuesday, May 19th.

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu

5/28/15 3pm-4pm Benefits of Canvas: Organizations

This week’s SUU Online workshop is on using Canvas for organizations. We will discuss/show examples of how Canvas can be used for organizations here at SUU. Even if you are not academic, your college, department, program can use Canvas as a way to share information, communicate, collaborate and track progress.

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

Workshop queries can be sent to online@suu.edu


28 April 2015

SUU Online's App of the Month for May



Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere is a free tool and app that allows you to create a poll either from a web browser or the Poll Everywhere app. Your audience can participate by responding using the app on their phone or tablet, by text, through Twitter, or in a web browser, and responses can be seen live by the poll creator. Polls can be set up in a true/false, multiple choice, open ended, or clickable image format.







Responses can be viewed in live time – the charts update automatically as responses come in.
With a free Poll Everywhere account, you can have up to 25 responses per poll. Poll Everywhere can also be set up to work with PowerPoint whether you want to show the live responses on a slide or only include the final results in your presentation.


Participating in a poll with Poll Everywhere is easy. You can respond to a poll on your phone or tablet by installing the Poll Everywhere app, texting, tweeting, or using a web browser on your device or you can participate on a computer by opening up a web browser and navigating to the provided URL (options may vary depending on what types of responses the presenter allows).




Download Poll Everywhere:
Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/poll-everywhere/id893375312?mt=8
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.polleverywhere.mobile 

Attend the May App of the Month workshop for more instructions on how to use Poll Everywhere. This workshop will take place on May 12th from 2pm-3pm in ED 338.

If you would like to learn how to use this or other apps, please contact Michelle Thayer at thayerm@suu.edu or 435.586.1994 for an appointment. You can also stop by ED 338.