Canvas Course Design Work Days

Center for Teaching and Learning is planning to host two hands-on work sessions for faculty who need to transfer their courses to Canvas and get them ready for Fall. With your feeback from the interest survey we have scheduled the dates and times as below. The events are free and open to all Sac State faculty interested (TAs included). Breakfast/snacks will be provided.

Two sessions of Course Design with Canvas Introductory and one session Intermediate will be offered. 

Registration

Course Design with Canvas Work Day Agenda

Handouts and Resources

Please click this link below to register. In order to ensure quality and individual needs being met, the sessions will be capped at 20 people each. We will offer additional sessions later in Summer for those who cannot attend the first ones.

Registration is closed and all sessions are full. We will schedule more sessions in Summer and send announcements to you once they are finalized.

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Course Design with Canvas: Introductory

Topics covered:

  • How to organize content transferred over from SacCT
  • What a sample course looks like (lead by a faculty mentor)
  • What are the equivalent of SacCT pages, items, folder, etc. in Canvas?
  • What are the major differences between SacCT and Canvas and what are the best ways to organize my course in Canvas?
  • How to use basic features such as Modules, Assignments, and Calendar in Canvas
  • How to get my course ready for the upcoming semester?

Sessions:
Tuesday, June 12, 9am-12pm
Wednesday, June 13, 1pm-4pm
Wednesday, June 27, 9am-12pm

Course Design with Canvas: Intermediate

Topics covered:

  • How to organize content in Canvas
  • What a sample course looks like (lead by a faculty mentor)
  • How to use Canvas features to engage students and assess their learning? 
  • How do I manage the gradebook? 
  • What are some effective strategies to keep students on track? 
  • How to get my course ready for the upcoming semester?

Sessions:
Friday, June 15, 1pm-4pm
Thursday, June 28, 1pm-4pm