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OTAN Special Canvas Sessions (Spring 2023)

Posted on 12/12/2022

Canvas Administrator Foundational Refresher Sessions
These refresher sessions will be offered with an Instructure trainer coming in January 2023. If you need a review or are a new administrator, plan to attend these 1.5-hour sessions.

  • These foundational sessions are earmarked for Canvas Administrators and Leads. Participants should be Canvas Leads or Administrators of their agency's Canvas sandbox.
  • Participants must be able to sign into a Canvas instance in order to participate.
  • As these sessions are designed for CA agencies participating in the California Distance Learning Cooperative (CDLC), some resources, products, and services may not be available to non-CDLC Canvas instances.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Admin Account Fundamentals
This session explores the Canvas account structure and will help with creating terms, course, section dates, adding administrators and permissions.

Tuesday, January 10th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Admin Reports & Analytics
This session will explore the Canvas management systems which includes Account, Course, and User with subtopics discussed within each area.

Tuesday, January 17th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Admin SIS Imports
This session covers SIS CSV Importing, Data Creation & Integration and Data Import Options.

Wednesday, January 25th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Admin Review & Troubleshooting
This is extra scheduled time dedicated to review any topic within the refresher sessions.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.