23 October 2017

Fall Training Schedule


SUU Online invites you to our training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

10/17/17 Canvas Basics
SUU Online invites you to this training on Canvas Basics. Are you just starting out with Canvas or need a refresher? We will cover the basics of how to navigate Canvas with the black and white toolbar's as well as go over how to set up your profile. Facilitated by Karl Stevens.

10/31/17 Syllabus, Quizzes & Discussions

SUU Online invites you to this training on the syllabus tool. The Syllabus tool is an excellent location to upload your syllabus for your students to access all semester. The Syllabus tool also includes a list of assignments and events that are automatically generated from data in the calendar. Quizzes have many applications and use. There are many features available to customize each quiz specifically to the content and purpose in that part of the course. A discussion is also a neat tool that allows the instructor and students to talk about a certain topic online. Learn how to customize these tools in your course! Facilitated by Michelle Miller.


11/7/17 Modules & Content Pages
SUU Online invites you to this training on modules and content pages. All course content can be organized in the Modules tool. Files, assignments, quizzes, etc. can be placed for student access in Modules. Pages is a tool in which instructors can create their content directly in Canvas. Instructors may embed videos, audio, and images into Pages. These two tools can work hand in hand by using modules to organize your pages and place them throughout your other assignments. Facilitated by Jennifer Hunter.

11/14/17 Assignments, ELOs, & Groups
SUU Online invites you to this training on assignments, ELOs and groups. Instructors can create assignments for their students within Canvas. The Assignments tool is a versatile tool that can be adapted to fit several different functions. You can add ELOs to any assignment. These are used to track mastery of a course. We will also be discussing groups. Examples of using Groups: group projects or to divide up larger classes into smaller sections for discussions. Facilitated by Jill Mallek.

11/28/17 Speedgrader
SUU Online invites you to this training on the speedgrader. The Grades tool is where all student grades can be listed/entered for the entire course. This tool allows you and your students to track their progress in the class. Speedgrader is where assignments can be reviewed and graded. Learn about the new Speedgrader doc viewer and how to use it.
-> Speedgrader has been updated, so let us walk you through the different ways you can annotate or mark up a student's assignment online. This updated tool can provide a way for you to give detailed feedback to your students. Come join us to learn about Speedgrader and how to really assist in your students' learning. Facilitated by Jill Mallek

12/5/17 Video Tools
SUU Online invites you to this training on video tools. We will be going over how to use Kaltura, Cisco, and Adobe Connect. We will also go over the new Studio97 where faculty can create videos for their courses. Facilitated by Shane Flanigan

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25 September 2017

Studio97 Open House


Studio97 Open House

SUU Online invites you to attend the open house of the new instructional video studio, Studio97.
Friday, October 13, 2017, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m in the Hunter Conference Center, room 103.Experience the studio for yourself by creating a brief introduction video during the open house. Refreshments will be served.


22 September 2017

Your Canvas User Account (Video Recording)

Your Canvas User Account: Learn about your Canvas User Account and how you can set up your profile, set up contact methods, notifications and other features in Canvas. Facilitated by Michelle Miller.



September Training Schedule

SUU Online invites you to our training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor office suite. (BB303)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

9/12/17 Your Canvas User Account
SUU Online invites you to this training held on September 12th at 2 pm in BB 303.
Learn about your Canvas User Account and how you can set up your profile, set up contact methods, notifications and other features in Canvas. Facilitated by Michelle Miller.

9/19/17: Canvas Global Navigation
SUU Online invites you to this training held on September 19th at 2 pm in BB 303.
Learn about the Global Navigation (black toolbar).  Global Navigation links provide quick access to frequently used Canvas features. These links provide access to all your courses collectively. Default links include the Dashboard, Courses, Groups, Calendar, Inbox, User Account, and the Help menu. Facilitated by Karl Stevens.

9/26/17 Course Navigation
SUU Online invites you to this training held on September 26th at 2 pm in BB 303.
Learn about Course Navigation (white toolbar).  We will briefly go over the different tools available to you and how to most effectively use Course Navigation. Facilitated by Jill Mallek.

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29 June 2017

July Training Schedule


SUU Online invites you to our training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

7/11/17 Grading
Come learn how you can finalize your grades in Canvas. Then when you are ready you can even send your grades from Canvas to Banner and then submit your final grades. Facilitated by Karl Stevens

7/18/17: Imagineering Tricks
Unlock the magic of imagineering tricks for designing, developing, and delivering your online course. Facilitated by Jen Hunter

QM: 8 Course navigation, design, multimedia and tools all facilitate ease of access and use of the course.

7/25/17 Let's Un-Complicate Canvas Are you just starting out with Canvas or need a refresher? We will cover the basics of  how to navigate Canvas and why and how to: use Modules, set up assignments, weigh assignments. Learn about what the most commonly used tools are and how to use them.  Facilitated by Michelle Miller

QM: 6.3 Technologies required in the course are readily obtainable. 

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27 June 2017

Using Video Conferences in Your Classroom (Video Recording)

We are now providing video sessions of our training.

Using Video Conferences in Your Classroom: Want to learn about the video conferencing and how you can implement it into your own classrooms or as an office hour?



30 May 2017

June Training Schedule


SUU Online offers training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

6/6/17 Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teachers
Using Steven Covey’s 7 habits for highly effective teacher, we will spin off 7 tips for high effective teachers. (Clarifying for all - example of writing a persuasive paper vs giving a presentation from UVU on UDL, UWHEN Seth Unleash the leader for getting audience involved). Facilitated by Jen Hunter

Quality Matters: Match each QM standard to 1 of the 7 habits

6/13/17: Quality, Transparency, Inclusiveness: Components of a Great Online CourseStudents expect a great experience when taking an online course at SUU. A "content dump" of face-to-face course materials into an online course falls far short of providing a valued learning experience. Three basic components establish a good foundation for an effective online course: 1) Adhering to Quality Matters online course design standards. 2) Providing students with transparency of purpose, tasks, and criteria for success. 3) Creating an environment of inclusiveness. Facilitated by Karl Stevens

This workshop correlates to Quality Matters standards 1.2 and 8.4.


6/20/17 Creating Learner-Centered Discussions (in any course)
Do you want to learn a new twist on an old classic? Use the discussion as a platform for a debate, Think-Pair-Share, Brainstorming, and more! You can even use these same formats in your face-to-face courses. Facilitated by Michelle Miller

This workshop correlates to standard QM  5.2
(Learning activities provide opportunities for interaction a that support active learning.)

6/27/17 How to Make your Video Presentations Pop!
Learn to use Acano, Hangouts, GoToMeeting, and other platforms for synchronous meetings. Facilitated by Shane Flanigan

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22 May 2017

Did You Know Canvas Can...? (Video Recording)

We are now providing video sessions of our training.

Below you will find a video on time-saving and stress-reducing Canvas commands by Michelle Miller which was presented on May 16th, 2017.


Did You Know Canvas Can...?: Want to learn about time-saving and stress-reducing Canvas commands? Then this is the workshop for you. Here’s example - if you put EX in the grade book it will excuse that assignment for a particular student. Come learn more!



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28 April 2017

Publishing Grades from Canvas to Banner (Video Recording)

We are now providing video sessions of our training.

Below you will find a video on Publishing Grades from Canvas to Banner by Karl Stevens which was presented on April 11th, 2017.

 
Publishing Grades to Banner: It's that time of year again. Come learn how you can finalize your grades in Canvas. Then when you are ready you can even send your grades from Canvas to Banner and then submit your final grades.


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May Training Schedule


SUU Online offers training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

5/9/17: Discussion Boards: a 21st-Century Skill


If you are only using discussion boards to replace a classroom discussion you are missing out on the powerhouse tool to teach students a 21st-century skill. (Global business interactions, web conferencing, networking, writing a book, writing a musical score). Facilitated by Jennifer Hunter
QM: 5.2 Learning Activities provide opportunities for interaction and support active learning.
QM: 6.2 Course tools promote learner engagement and active learning.


5/16/17 Did You Know Canvas Can…?

Want to learn about time-saving and stress-reducing Canvas commands? Then this is the workshop for you. Here’s example - if you put EX in the gradebook it will excuse that assignment for a particular student. Come learn more! Facilitated by Michelle Miller
QM 6.4 The course technologies are current.

5/23/17 Using Video Conferences in Your Classroom

Want to learn about the video conferencing and how you can implement it into your own classrooms or as an office hour? Facilitated by Michelle Miller
QM 6.2 Course tools promote learner engagement and active learning. 

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28 March 2017

April Training Schedule


SUU Online offers training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

4/11/17: Grading

It's that time of year again. Come learn how you can finalize your grades in Canvas. Then when you are ready you can even send your grades from Canvas to Banner and then submit your final grades. Presented by Karl Stevens

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03 March 2017

Design and Development of Learning Activities (Video Recording)

We are now providing video sessions of all of our training.

Below you will find a video on Design and Development of Learning Activities by Jennifer Hunter which was presented on February 28th, 2017.


Design and Development of Learning Activities: Learn how to create, design, and/or develop learning activities that provide opportunities for interaction and support active learning and that promote the achievement of stated learning objectives. (Canvas secrets, keyboard shortcuts in Speedgrader, Extra Credit Quiz - red binder) Presented by Jennifer Hunter


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27 February 2017

March Training Schedule

SUU Online offers training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

3/7/17: ELOs Now Included in Your Brand New Course Shells

With technomage wizardry all course shells created in Canvas will have the ELOs available. Learn how to effectively use this or learn how to remove what you don’t need to use. Presented by Jennifer Hunter

3/14/17: Orientation = Less Questions

Do you have an orientation to your course? An orientation can let students' know where to access materials, build community, etc. This can reduce the questions they have during the semester as they will already know where to go and what to do. Presented by Michelle Miller

3/21/17: Teach Your Students on their Mobile Device

Whether phones, tablets or laptops, SUU student average multiple devices and bring them to class. Learn how to use a simple cloud-based platform to deliver engaging presentations to your students in a way that interests them. Presented by Mark Atkinson

3/29/17: How to Make your Video Presentations Pop!

Learn to use Acano, Hangouts, GoToMeeting, and other platforms for synchronous meetings. Presented by Shane Flanigan

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08 February 2017

Building A Better Online Course (Video Recording)

We are now providing video sessions of all of our training.

Below you will find a video on Building A Better Online Course by Michelle T. Miller which was presented on January 31st, 2017.

Building A Better Online Course: Learn about how to apply online quality course standards in your own courses. We will discuss several key components of quality online courses such as building community and instructor presence. We will look at the resources available to you as you design and develop your course.


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30 January 2017

Assignment Transparency (Video Recording)

We are now providing video sessions of all of our training. 

Below you will find a video on Assignment Transparency by Jennifer Hunter which was presented on January 24th, 2017.

Assignment Transparency: Making your assignments explicitly clear for students so they know the purpose, task, and criteria for success.


 

Why Assignment Transparency? https://www.unlv.edu/sites/default/files/page_files/27/Provost-FacultyTransparentAssgntTemplate-2016.pdf

How Do I Make My Assignments Transparent: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx9gwh3MRThONG9RY3NDdDVhTG8/view


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26 January 2017

February Training Schedule

SUU Online offers training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training. 

All workshops are held at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

2/8/17: Create Engaging Online Discussions

Discussions are the way we potentially facilitate high engagement among online learners. But, there are a few practices that need to be followed in order to achieve this. Learn how to create an effective online discussion in this 50-minute seminar. Presented by Mark Atkinson

2/14/17 &2/15/17: How to Make your Video Presentations Pop!

Learn to use Acano, Hangouts, GoToMeeting, and others. Presented by Shane Flanigan

2/21/17 & 2/22/17: Building Transparency Into Your Course or Theory of Margin

Your students live busy lives. They have a great burden placed on them, and you are adding to it. This workshop identifies some ways that you can make life a little easier for your students while maintaining high academic standards in your course. Presented by Karl Stevens

2/28/17 & 3/1/17: Design and Development of Learning Activities

Learn how to create, design, and/or develop learning activities that provide opportunities for interaction and support active learning and that promote the achievement of stated learning objectives. (Canvas secrets, keyboard shortcuts in Speedgrader, Extra Credit Quiz - red binder) Presented by Jennifer Hunter

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19 January 2017

January Training Schedule

SUU Online offers training on the following topics: instructional design, Canvas tools, online course development & design, etc. We typically offer weekly training.

All workshops are held at 2:00 pm in the Bennion Building third-floor conference room. (BB304H)

Note: We recommend you bring your own laptop or device for participation or note-taking.

1/17/17: Backwards Design (Recording Available)

Backward Design is a method of designing a course by establishing outcomes first. Alignment between outcomes, assessments, objectives, and activities is achieved through sequencing. Presented by Jennifer Hunter

1/24/17: Assignment Transparency

Making your assignments explicitly clear for students so they know the purpose, task, and criteria for success. Presented by Jennifer Hunter

1/31/17: Building a Better Online Course

Learn about how to apply online quality course standards in your own courses. We will discuss several key components of quality online courses such as building community and instructor presence. We will look at the resources available to you as you design and develop your course. Presented by Michelle T. Miller

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18 January 2017

Backward Design Training (Video Recording)


We are now providing video sessions of all of our training. 

Below you will find a two-part training on Backward Design by Jennifer Hunter which was presented on January 17th, 2017. 

Backward Design is a method of designing a course by establishing outcomes first. Alignment between outcomes, assessment, objectives, and activities is achieved through sequencing. 

Part I (14 Minutes)



Part II (7 Minutes)




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