Canvas Boot Camp

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Canvas is Here!

XCITE is pleased to offer an in-person and remote training workshop series on Canvas, UCR’s new LMS. This “Canvas Boot Camp” will take you through Canvas features, and begins before Fall term, 2022. There are three sessions offered over the first two weeks of September.

Get all of your Canvas questions answered by XCITE’s Instructional Design and Professional Development team! You can be ready to teach this Fall with our Canvas Basics session.

For those of you who have already taught in Canvas, the Boot Camp offers workshops on more advanced Canvas skills. Take any workshop that fits your needs or take them all. 

Every session is followed by an optional three hours of open time with XCITE staff, available to assist in building your course for Fall. Please be sure to bring your laptop if you want to participate in the valuable extra experience.

This is a hybrid series that will be offered in the XCITE Commons (Rivera Library, Rm. A101A) and streamed online. Time is 1:00-2:00 pm for every session.

Workshop Topics

"Canvas Basics” - New to Canvas, and not sure where to begin? Learn about the Canvas menus, announcements, modules, or how to set up Pages. Register for Tuesday, 9/6/22 or Tuesday, 9/13/22.

“Canvas Beyond Basics!” - Familiar with Canvas, and want to learn more?  Topics covered include using discussion boards, quizzes (Classic vs New), SpeedGrader, assignment accommodations, advanced module settings, copying course content, groups and group assignments. Register for Thursday, 9/8/22 or Thursday, 9/15/22.

"Canvas Deep Dive!” - Want to learn more about Canvas advanced features and tools?  This final workshop covers using Google integrations, peer review, integrations such as Turn It In, Poll Everywhere, Piazza, and more. Register for Friday, 9/9/22 or Friday, 9/16/22.

Faculty Facing Bootcamp Videos & Resources

Please use the following link to access and watch all Canvas Bootcamp video recordings and Canvas resource videos.

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