A full programme of training is available from October to December 2019 to help you to develop and enhance your academic modules in Canvas. Support is also available to those who are preparing their modules in Canvas in ahead of Semester 2 of AY2019/20. A description of the training and support activities available to all staff is outlined below.


 

1. Canvas Building Blocks

Building Blocks are one-hour, highly focused Canvas training sessions which focus on building skills required to create an engaging course in Canvas.  Face-to-face workshops will also be streamed online so you can join us from the comfort of your office or home. 

Choose from any combination of building blocks to suit your needs. Blocks cover topics ranging from assessment, communication and content building tools with a how-to focus. Come prepared to ask questions, engage in practice activities and discover how to successfully leverage Canvas to enhance and support instructional practices.
For more details and to register your place in the physical or virtual classroom, click below:

October Schedule:

  1. Set up and Start to Build – Mon 14 Oct 13:00-14:00
  2. Create and Communicate – Mon 14 Oct 14:30-15:30
  3. Get Together With Canvas – Wed 16 Oct 10:00-11:00
  4. Getting Quizzical With Canvas – Wed 16 Oct 11:30-12:30
  5. Grader Expectations – Fri 18 Oct 10:00-11:00
  6. Turnitin Essentials – Fri 18 Oct 11:30-12:30

November Schedule:

  1. Set up and Start to Build – Mon 11 Nov 13:00-14:00
  2. Create and Communicate – Mon 11 Nov 14:30-15:30
  3. Get Together With Canvas – Tues 12 Nov 10:00-11:00
  4. Getting Quizzical With Canvas – Tues 12 Nov 11:30-12:30
  5. Grader Expectations – Thurs 14 Nov 10:00-11:00
  6. Turnitin Essentials – Thurs 14 Nov 11:30-12:30

Registration for November will be released on 18th October

December Schedule:

  1. Set up and Start to Build – Tues 10 Dec 13:00-14:00
  2. Create and Communicate – Tues 10 Dec 14:30-15:30
  3. Get Together With Canvas – Weds 11 Dec 10:00-11:00
  4. Getting Quizzical With Canvas – Weds 11 Dec 11:30-12:30
  5. Grader Expectations – Fri 13 Dec 10:00-11:00
  6. Turnitin Essentials – Fri 13 Dec 11:30-12:30

Registration for December will be released on 11th November


 

2. Canvas for Support Staff

Learn how to use the VLE to manage and support the delivery of academic modules in Canvas. Tools and features which help to facilitate communication of information to students, file and content management, managing assignments, grades and student feedback will also be covered.

This practical workshop will introduce you to the Canvas VLE and give an overview of its functionality, in particular the tools and features that can be used to manage and support the delivery and administration of a Queen’s academic module. Canvas user roles and permissions will also be covered.

  • Wednesday,  23 Oct 10:00-12:30
  • Wednesday 27 Nov 10:00-12:30

 

3. Guided 1-2-1 Support Sessions

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Guided 1-2-1 support sessions are available to Module Conveners or Programme Teams, (subject to availability). Work alongside a Canvas expert to fast-track the course development process. See how easy it is to publish your module in time for September.

Consultation sessions are available to Module Conveners at their desks and/or Programme Teams within Schools.

Please note that 1-2-1 sessions are subject to availability. You can use the calendar links listed directly below to check availability and to book a 1-2-1 session with support representative(s) available to you within your Faculty/School:

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS)

SCHOOL

CONSULTANT

School of Arts, English and Languages

Emma McAllister – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Laura Farling – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Jenny Reid – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Emma McAllister – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Laura Farling – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Aaron Crozier – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Law

Emma McAllister – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Laura Farling – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Steph Dougherty – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

Jill Harrison – e-Learning Developer (SSESW) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Emma McAllister – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Laura Farling – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Steph Dougherty – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Queen’s Management School

Emma McAllister – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Laura Farling – Digital Learning Developer (AHSS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Aaron Crozier – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

SCHOOL

CONSULTANT

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Tom Dore – Digital Learning Officer (EPS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Steph Dougherty – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Shelby Hanna – Digital Learning Officer (EPS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Aaron Crozier – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Mathematics and Physics

Tom Dore – Digital Learning Officer (EPS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Steph Dougherty – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Aaron Crozier – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Shelby Hanna – Digital Learning Officer (EPS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Aaron Crozier – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Natural and Built Environment

Tom Dore – Digital Learning Officer (EPS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Jenny Reid – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Psychology

Shelby Hanna – Digital Learning Officer (EPS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Jenny Reid – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences (MHLS)

SCHOOL

CONSULTANT

School of Biological Sciences

Kirsty Gillen – Digital Learning Developer (SBS) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Jenny Reid – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Steph Dougherty – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Aaron Crozier – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Matt Birch – eLearning Developer (N&M) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

Jenny Reid – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW

School of Pharmacy

Steph Dougherty – Digital Learning Consultant (CED) >>BOOK 1-2-1 NOW