Make Canvas Work for You: Sign Up for the Fall Instructional Design Workshops!

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Are you looking to speed up your grading process? Would you like to capture students’ interest in your course with a custom homepage?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we have a workshop for you! There are still spaces available for the fall series of Instructional Design workshops. Click the links below to sign up! We hope to see you there!

Do you prefer to meet one-on-one? Contact us and we can schedule a time to meet!


Using Rubrics in Canvas

Thursday, October 15 from 1 pm – 2 pm in Olney 101: Sign up

We will demonstrate how to build and grade with rubrics in Canvas to make grading more transparent and efficient. We will also look at how to import pre-built rubrics into your course.

In this hands-on session, you will have time to experiment with adding your own rubric to Canvas and grading with it. If you have a rubric that you are planning to use this semester, please bring a copy!


Changes to TurnItIn for Spring

Wednesday, October 21 from 1 pm – 2 pm in Olney 101: Sign up

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Thursday, October 22 from 12:30 pm – 1 pm, online in GoToMeeting: Sign up

Do you currently use TurnItIn to check students’ work for issues with plagiarism, or are you interested in getting started with TurnItIn? Join us to learn about the new updates that will go live this Spring, which will make significant changes to how TurnItIn works with Canvas!


Engaging Students with Homepages

November 2 – November 6, facilitated self-paced course in Canvas: Sign up

Here at La Salle we are all about focusing on the students and designing instruction to help them be successful. With Canvas, you can make customized course welcome pages that provide students with what they need to get started and direct them to important areas within the course. In this self-paced training, you will learn the skills you need to build a course welcome page including adding images, linking to other course areas, layout and formatting, and other features.