Professional Development

Fall 2017 Workshop Catalog

Check back as we are continuing to update this page with additional opportunities and session descriptions.

 

Thursday, October 5th | 2 am to 3 pm
Discussion Boards in Canvas | WebEx webinar

Want to learn all there is to know about Discussion Boards within Canvas? This session has you covered! Come learn how to create, manage, and organize discussion boards, as well as how to view and respond to student postings.

*Participants will receive the WebEx link via e-mail day of training*

>>>>>Click here to register

 

Wednesday, October 11th | 12pm to 1pm
Lunch and Learn: Can Online Teaching Improve F2F Instruction | Dorrill Annex

Online teaching takes an incredible amount of front-end work and constant upkeep. Are there ways we can maximize this time and effort to enhance face to face classes? Come join us as we discuss what it takes to design and develop and online course and how those tools and resources can do double-duty to enhance face-to-face classes.

>>>>>Click here to register.

 

Wednesday, October 18th | 10am to 11am
Facilitating Online Discussions In Canvas | Digital Den Ruffner 148

Do you ever find yourself struggling to get students engaged in online discussions? Do you sometimes struggle to provide meaningful and valuable feedback to student comments? The way online discussions are facilitated can enhance and encourage student participation and help build a stronger learning community. Come learn some tips, tricks and methods that can be employed in your online classes to enhance facilitation of online discussions.

*Special C3 Session: Coffee, Cookies and Canvas!*

>>>>>Click here to register

 

Friday, October 27th | 9am to 10am
Creating Canvas Assignments | WebEx webinar

Creating and adding assignments to your Canvas course area is a great way to stay organized and keep track of students content. Having assignments posted in Canvas makes it easy for students to view assignment information and submit their work to the instructor. Come learn about creating assignments in Canvas.

*Participants will receive the WebEx link via e-mail day of training*

>>>>>Click here to register

 

Tuesday, October 31st | 9am to 10am
Canvas Teacher App | Digital Den Ruffner 148

The Canvas Teacher App allows instructors to access and facilitate their Canvas courses on the go! This easy to use app provides quick access to grading, communicating, and updating Canvas courses—three of the most frequently used tasks by faculty. Come learn how the Canvas Teacher App can help you!

*Special C3 Session: Coffee, Cookies and Canvas!*

>>>>>Click here to register

 

Wednesday, November 8th | 11am to 12pm
Setting Up a Weighted Gradebook in Canvas | Digital Den Ruffner 148

Do you want to weight your grades in Canvas but aren’t sure how to set it up? This session will provide step-by-step instructions on how to set-up a weighted gradebook. Participants should bring a copy of their weighted grade set-up to the session.

>>>>>Click here to register

 

Monday, November 13th | 12pm to 1pm
Lunch and Learn: Faculty Showcase | Dorrill Annex

Longwood University Faculty are doing interesting, unique things with technology in their classes and with their students. Come join us for an informal session as Longwood Faculty share some of fun, engaging tools and resources they are using to enhance both online and face-to-face classes.

>>>>>Click here to register.

 

Thursday, November 16th | 10am to 11am
Grading with Canvas: Grades, SpeedGrader and Teacher App | WebEx webinar

There are many ways instructors can access and grade student assignments and quizzes. Come learn the various ways instructors can grade within Canvas!

*Participants will receive the WebEx link via e-mail day of training*

>>>>>Click here to register

 

Tuesday, November 28th | 1pm to 2pm
Flipping the Classroom | Digital Den Ruffner 148

Face-to-face time with students is valuable, precious time, yet it often flies by in the blink of an eye. How can we take advantage of the short time we have with students and really engage them in the content they are learning. This session will cover methods to enhance the learner-centered classroom and engage students in active learning in a flipped classroom environment.

>>>>>Click here to register

 

Notes:

  • Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop to workshops. Laptops may be provided to those who need one.
  • Webinar registrants, will receive a separate email containing further instructions to join.
  • For any questions or accommodation requests, please contact Ashley Leslie

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