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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.

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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.