This session which is available in April 2021, will focus on the application of the Canvas Assignment checklist to ensure any potential pit-falls are avoided during examination period. Practical advice will be given on how to prepare for assessment in Canvas with the set-up and administration of assignments and you will be introduced to marking of submissions.
👨🏽🤝👨🏻 All Teaching Staff
If you are intending to use Canvas Quizzes as the method of assessment for high stakes summative assessment in the current environment, then this practical session is relevant to you. The session available in April 2021, will cover the set-up of quizzes as well as the potential problems that may occur and how to avoid them to ensure your quizzes run as smoothly as possible!
Marking and Exporting in Canvas
👨🏽🤝👨🏻 New Staff Members
This short session in May 2021 will focus on the use of Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader to mark student submissions. It will include guidance on the key settings that must be enabled to prevent the unintentional posting of grades to students. We will also look at the extraction of the marks once marking is completed.
👨🏽🤝👨🏻 All Teaching Staff
This practical session will give you hands-on experience of Blackboard Ally tool in Canvas, focusing on the Course Report Tool to understand overall course accessibility and the Instructor Feedback Experience to help fix any issues. We can support you with any queries or troubleshoot any accessibility issues you may have.
📺 Recording of Training Sessions: Did you know that recordings of previous training sessions are available to watch at a time that suits you: https://go.qub.ac.uk/Training2020
Online Training Courses
‘Getting Started with Canvas at Queen’s’ is an online, self-paced introduction to Canvas which consists of 8 lessons. The aim of the course is to prepare you to effectively and efficiently use Canvas to facilitate learning within your academic course(s), whether they are traditional, blended or fully online. 🔗 Link to Course
‘Connected Learning at Queen’s’ is an online, self-paced Canvas course, designed to support you in the development and delivery of your Canvas course during AY2020/21. The course includes tailored online guidance materials, short how-to type videos supported by a range of virtual training activities to guide you in your Connected Learning Journey. 🔗 Link to Course
Small Group Teaching
This self-paced online course is intended for anyone new to teaching, including postgraduate teaching assistants and lab demonstrators. The course will introduce teaching fundamentals when supporting small groups, both face-to-face and online, with particular focus on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), accessibility and inclusive teaching activities.
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This online course has been designed to inform you about accessibility, advise on how to create accessible content for learner variability, provide examples of good/bad practice, highlight tools which you can use to fix accessibility issues (e.g. Canvas Accessibility Checker, Blackboard Ally) and to signpost to monthly Training & Accessibility Drop-In Clinics. 🔗 Link to Course