By David Simpson
The 2022 Faculty Summer Conference on May 17 offers ODU instructors a day of concentrated learning about Canvas, the University's new learning management system. You can plan your day by registering now for the sessions you want to attend.
The Center for Learning and Teaching's free conference, "Reimagining the Student Learning Experience With Canvas," takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. via Zoom, with bonus face-to-face workshops at Gornto Hall. Hosts, presenters and guests will explore the exciting possibilities of Canvas for educating our students.
Zoom presentations include:
Beyond Accessibility: Leveraging Canvas for Inclusive Design
We Don't Talk About Classic Quizzes: Why New Quizzes Are Superior to Classic Quizzes
Canvas Commons: Find and Incorporate Open/Affordable Course Materials into Canvas
Can't Touch This: The Limitations of Canvas's Accessibility Checker
Creating Connections Together: Creating Shared Resources for Student Success via the Canvas Commons
Practical Tips and Tricks for Instructors: Hidden Gems of Canvas
Bringing Together Student Assignments and Collaborations in Canvas
Tips for Testing in STEM Courses Using Canvas
Making Lecture Slides in HTML
Isn't It Iconic? Using Icons in a Canvas Course to Facilitate Student Engagement
Tainted Love: Blackboard vs. Canvas
We Are the Champions: A Canvas Panel Discussion with Faculty Champions
Campus workshops include:
Getting Started with Canvas
Create Your New Course in Canvas
Canvas Assignments and Assessments
How to Use and Customize the Canvas Course Template
Canvas SpeedGrader and Grades
Updating Your Migrated Course in Canvas
Breakfast will be served in Gornto Hall from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m., and lunch from noon to 1 p.m. In addition, there will be a prize drawing at day's end; both online and on-campus attendees may participate.