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Faculty Training and Event Schedule


 
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CU Online Faculty Seminar Schedule and Center for Faculty Development Workshops

Listed below is the schedule of seminars offered by CU Online that discuss online course development and delivery.  These seminars are free to UC Denver faculty on the downtown Denver Campus (DDC) and the Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC). 

We ask that you preregister for each workshop so that we can be prepared for you.  Registration information is below, following the workshop listings.  Thanks

 

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) has developed a calendar that lists all faculty workshops.

 

Great Tips for Page Design in Canvas

Canvas provides a powerful page editor where you can build beautiful content pages. See tons of examples and learn tips and tricks for making these pages shine, including strategies for typography, graphics, and multimedia embeds.

   
Date: Friday, September 12, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room Suite 360

 

Using TurnItin for Plagiarism Detection

TurnItin is a powerful plagiarism detection tool built into Canvas. Come learn how to use the tool for plagiarism detection, get tips for implementation and share ideas for reducing plagiarism.

   
Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time:               2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus
Building: Hensel Phelps East
Room  

 

 

The Canvas Gradebook - How it works!

Do you know your gradebook works or do you just think so? Is your gradebook organized? Do your students know where they stand? Are you confident in their final grades? Learn best practices and common pitfalls.

   
Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room Suite 360

 

 

Tools for Desktop Lecture Capture

Have you ever wanted to capture cursor movement, typing, or other on-screen activities for your students? Are you interested in providing online lectures for content review or as a part of an online course? Lecture capture enhances and extends existing instructional activities, whether in face-to-face, fully online, or blended learning environments. Come learn about best practices for lecture capture and tools to make it work!

   
Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus
Building: Education 2 North
Room 2201 AB

 

 

Using TurnItin for Plagiarism Detection

TurnItin is a powerful plagiarism detection tool built into Canvas. Come learn how to use the tool for plagiarism detection, get tips for implementation and share ideas for reducing plagiarism.

   
Date: Friday, October 10, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room Suite 360

 

 

Meet the Author - Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson is the author of "Excellent Online Teaching" which is currently being used by CU Online in the "Online Skills Mastery" workshop.

More information to come!

   
Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: downtown Denver Campus
Building: ACAD
Room 1500

 

 

Tools for Desktop Lecture Capture

Have you ever wanted to capture cursor movement, typing, or other on-screen activities for your students? Are you interested in providing online lectures for content review or as a part of an online course? Lecture capture enhances and extends existing instructional activities, whether in face-to-face, fully online, or blended learning environments. Come learn about best practices for lecture capture and tools to make it work!

   
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room 360

 

 

Designing Courses with Mobile in Mind

With a rising number of students accessing and completing coursework through mobile applications on devices such as smartphones and tablets, it is important that accessing your course through a mobile application is as engaging and effective as accessing your course from a computer. Come learn design tips for creating mobile friendly content (many of which can be applied to course design in general).

   
Date: Friday, November 7, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: Downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room 360

 

 

Top LTI Apps for your Course

What if adding tools to your Canvas course was as easy as installing apps on your iPhone? Built-in to every Canvas course is an “LTI App Store”, a collection of tools and integrations that you can add to your course. Come learn how to add these “apps” and enhance your course, and see some of the best ones we’ve found in action.

   
Date: Friday, November 14, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: Downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room 360

 

 

Thinking about Spring Semester? Come Learn About Canvas*

This hands-on workshop is for faculty preparing to teach with Canvas for the first time or those who would like to review the basics. We will provide a basic overview of the features of Canvas including files, content pages, discussions and quizzes. We will also review announcements, notifications and messages in Canvas. During the second part of the workshop, participants will be able to ask the academic technology teams specific questions related to their course.

   
Date: Friday, December 5, 2014
Time:               10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: Downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room 360

 

 

Canvas Support Session*

Need help setting up your final exam in Canvas? Want a little help setting up your gradebook? Looking ahead to your spring course? The academic technology team will be available to answer questions and brainstorm ideas for utilizing Canvas. This is an open lab format with no formal presentation. Drop in anytime between 11:30 and 1pm.

   
Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: Downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room 360

 

 

Canvas Support Session*

Need help setting up your final exam in Canvas? Want a little help setting up your gradebook? Looking ahead to your spring course? The academic technology team will be available to answer questions and brainstorm ideas for utilizing Canvas. This is an open lab format with no formal presentation. Drop in anytime between 11:30 and 1pm.

   
Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time:               11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructors:      Academic Technology Team
Campus: Downtown Denver Campus
Building: Lawrence Street Center
Room 360

 

Most CU Online "Canvas Workshops" are working lunch/dinner workshops - a light meal will be provided.  Please let us know if you require a vegetarian option.

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