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TXST Canvas: Making the Transition

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Description:

TXST Canvas is Texas State's new learning management system (LMS) set to replace TRACS. Canvas allows you to build a digital learning environment to simplify teaching and elevate learning. Participants of this workshop will gain exposure to the Course and Project Creation process and to the Migration Assistant. These tools help facilitate a smoother transition of content from TRACS to Canvas.

Participants will learn:
- Transition Timeline Information
- TRACS vs. Canvas Tools & Terminology
- Recommendations & Tips on Migrating Content
- How to Access & Navigate Canvas
- How to Create a Course or Project Site
- How to Use the Migration Assistant
- How to Get Help and Access Additional Resources

Learn more about Canvas: https://doit.txstate.edu/services/canvas.html

Note: This workshop is only open to Faculty and Staff, and may be cancelled if fewer than 5 people register.
In an effort to go green, we are not providing printed training materials for this workshop.

Classroom Sessions will provide computer workstations for participant access.
Online Sessions will be conducted online using the Zoom application. A Zoom Pro account is provided free of charge for current faculty, staff, and students. Prior to class, participants will be sent a meeting invitation via email which will include additional instructions on how to download and setup Zoom. Participants will join the meeting from a quiet space of their choosing. A computer or mobile device with an internet connection, speakers/headphones, and microphone are required to join. A webcam is not required to attend this workshop, but is necessary to use the full features of Zoom. Visit our Zoom support site at https://itac.txstate.edu/support/online-meetings for additional resources.

Tags:
canvas-lms-tracs
Duration:
60 minutes
Department:
Learning Applications Solutions (Archived)