Canvas Training

Are you getting ready for Fall 2020? Visit a comprehensive list of workshop offerings from across U-M at the Ready To Go Blue TTC site.

Teaching Online with Canvas Workshops: From Good to Great

ITS Teaching & Learning offers daily Canvas workshops. All Canvas workshops are recorded.

Can't wait for a scheduled workshop? View previously recorded sessions for immediate access to information on a range of topics on the Canvas Workshops Playlist.

We also offer remote consultations by request. Fill out the ITS Teaching & Learning Consulting Form for more information.

Upcoming Workshops

Wednesday, August 12

TTC Unconference: Preparing for A Most Unusual Fall

TeachTech Workshop
10 a.m.–11 a.m.
About This Workshop

The member units of the University of Michigan’s Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC) will host this online unconference as an opportunity for instructors from all U-M campuses to connect with other instructors across disciplines and build community around shared topics of interest as we approach the coming Fall term.

Recording Techniques for Online Learning, Part II

Duderstadt Center
noon–1 p.m.
About This Workshop
  • This session builds on Part I, but Part I is not a prerequisite
  • Learn how to record yourself and your presentation at the same time: Home Lecture Capture!
  • Demo of several tools for doing this multi track recording: Kaltura, Camtasia, OBS/Wirecast
  • Leave the session with the confidence to choose and use the tools
  • Learn where to get support after the workshop

Video Assignments and Interactive Video Quizzes- Deep Dive

Canvas Workshop
3 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
About This Workshop
  • Video submission assignments
  • Video Quizzes for learner self-assessment
  • Video Quizzes with automated grading

Thursday, August 13

Using Video in Canvas

Canvas Workshop
noon–1:30 p.m.
About This Workshop
  • Using Media in Canvas My Media, Media Gallery, embedding, analytics

  • Kaltura Capture Screen Recorder

  • Creating & Enriching Media (Capture/Express Capture, Editing, Captions)

  • Using Media for Assignments (Interactive Video Quizzes, Video Assignments, Analytics)

Quizzes - Deep Dive

Canvas Workshop
3 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
About This Workshop
  • Setup of Quizzes
  • Quiz Options
  • Previewing Quizzes
  • Moderating Quizzes
  • New quizzes and Classic quizzes

Friday, August 14

Online Assessments

Canvas Workshop
noon–1:30 p.m.
About This Workshop
  • Assignments deeper dive
  • Quizzes overview
  • Discussions
  • Rubrics
  • Group Pages/ Group Assignments
  • Peer Review
  • Interactive Video Quizzes

Zoom at U-M Workshop, Part II: In-Meeting Controls

Zoom at U-M
3 p.m.–4 p.m.
About This Workshop
  • Audio and Video Controls
  • Active Speaker vs Gallery View
  • Managing Participants
  • Screen Sharing and Annotation
  • Basics of Polling
  • Basics of Breakout Rooms