Training + Resources

Professional Development Schedule

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Workshop & Training Sessions

Workshop and training sessions are provided by the Ed Tech team a few times each semester. Faculty and Staff are welcome to participate in any upcoming sessions. Sessions generally last about one hour and are interactive; providing demonstrations and time for questions.

Recordings of Past Training Sessions

Saving Time with Rubrics Interactive Workshop

This workshop was held on November 16, 2023 and helped faculty discover how to craft student-friendly rubrics that not only empower learners but also streamline their grading process.

  • Identifying skills that students should attain
  • Identifying criteria for a rubric
  • Defining performance levels on the rubric
  • Describing performance levels for each criterion

Developing Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) for Better Student Outcomes

This workshop was held on October 12, 2023 and discussed how to develop clear, measurable, and attainable course learning outcomes that align with course assignments and projects, with student success in mind.

  • Identifying skills that students should attain
  • Crafting outcomes based on skills
  • Aligning coursework to outcomes

Creating Community Using Peer Review Interactive Workshop

This workshop was held on February 10, 2023 and discussed the benefits of integrating peer review into the classroom. Faculty were also shown how to use Peer Review settings in Canvas Assignments that allow for features like anonymous reviews, rubrics, and more.

  • Creating an Assignment
  • Adjusting Assignment settings to allow for peer review
  • Setting up a Rubric for peer reviewers
  • Viewing the peer reviewed assignment in Canvas SpeedGrader

Let Canvas Do The Math: How To Leverage The Canvas GradeBook Interactive Workshop

This workshop was held on November 30, 2022 and walked faculty through how to use Assignment Groups to create weighted columns in the Canvas Grade Book for accurate grade calculations.

  • Creating Assignment Groups in the “Assignments” tab
  • Creating Canvas Assignment Pages out of 100 point values
  • Importing Assignment Pages into a Module
  • Viewing weighted columns in the Canvas Gradebook

Saving Time With Rubrics: How To Grade Smarter, Not Harder Interactive Workshop

This workshop was held on November 16, 2022 and walked faculty through the rubric development process, and how to add rubrics to assignments in their Canvas course for proper grading and substantive feedback for students.

  • Establishing the skills that are being assessed in the rubric
  • Creating rubric criteria
  • Creating rubric point values
  • Attaching a Canvas Rubric to a Canvas Assignment Page

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