OTAN Canvas Sessions - January 2023
Posted on 01/06/2023
OTAN is differentiating professional development opportunities for a variety of Canvas users. Sessions are listed by an overarching theme & suggested Canvas familiarity.
Canvas Administrator / Lead Sessions (Foundational)
Developed for the new Administrator or Canvas Lead in developing & maintaining the Canvas instance/environment
Reports & Analytics | Tuesday, January 10th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Explores the Canvas Account, Course & User Management Systems
SIS Imports | Tuesday, January 17th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Demonstrates SIS CSV Importing, Data Creation & Integration, and Data Import Options
Review and Troubleshooting | Wednesday, January 25th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Review and troubleshoot any of the topics from the Canvas Admin series
Advancing Canvas Skills
Developed for the educator who has mastered the foundational elements of working with Canvas
MS Office and Google Integration | Thursday, January 12th, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Explores how to leverage resources from One Drive or Google Drive directly into Canvas
Group Work and Collaboration | Wednesday, January 18th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Discover groups and how Canvas provides space for communication and collaboration for small groups
Project Based Learning (PBL) | Tuesday, January 24th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Integrate the essential components of designing and delivering a PBL experience using Canvas tools.
Outcomes and Learning Mastery | Thursday, January 26th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Reviews best practices of utilizing outcomes and rubrics in assignments, discussions, quizzes, and as shared resources, along with specific applications of the Learning Mastery Gradebook
Canvas Curriculum Specific
Developed for all educators who have a Canvas account
Math and Science | Monday, January 23rd, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Investigate new content specific applications for Canvas assessment tools and question types including formula and numerical responses.
Vocational Studies | Monday, January 30th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
This session covers tools used in a number of ways by the VET sector which help instructors develop engaging online and blended learning courses at Vocational and Technical institutions.