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Canvas Toolkit: Communication & Collaboration

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Description:

Course Introduction

TXST Canvas is Texas State's learning management system (LMS). Canvas allows you to build a digital learning environment to simplify teaching and elevate learning. This workshop is intended for current Texas State Instructors. This workshop will provide you a deeper dive into Canvas Tools available.

Participants will learn how to:
- create Discussion Boards.
- create Student Groups.
- create Announcements.

- use Appointment Slots in the Calendar.
- use Notifications.

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

Note: This workshop is only open to Faculty, Staff, and Instructional Teaching Assistants, 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.

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

Tags:
announcement, canvas, communication, discussion-board, lms, student-group
Duration:
120 minutes
Department:
IT Assistance Center (ITAC)