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Faculty Technology Center Workshop Descriptions

CSUN's Faculty Technology Center offers various opportunities to learn how to incorporate technology into your teaching. View dates on the online Workshop Calendar.

 

Canvas Advanced

This workshop will cover the advanced features in Canvas for teaching your course online.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors who have attended Canvas Intermediate or have experience teaching with Canvas
 
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Canvas Basics

This workshop will cover the basic features in Canvas, including how to create pages and modules, setting up assignments and quizzes, and more.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors who are new to teaching with Canvas
 
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Canvas Discussions & Assignments

This workshop provides an overview of using Discussions and Assignments in your Canvas course.

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Canvas Drop-In Support

Join this drop-in session for support with Canvas.

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Canvas Final Exams

This workshop provides an overview of building and using final exams in your Canvas course. Topics will include: creating questions and question banks, assigning points, and Gradebook.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors using Canvas for final exams.
 
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Canvas Grading

This workshop will cover grading in Canvas. Topics will include assigning points in assignments and quizzes, using Gradebook, and grading with SpeedGrader.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors using Canvas for assignments, quizzes, and exams
 
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Canvas Insights: Intervention for Student Success

Join us for Canvas Insights (CI) workshop where you will learn how to use the CI tool to early identify students who are at risk of earning a DFU. The workshop will go over sending personalized messages of praise or concern to students and explore strategies to work with students by offering support and resources.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors who use Canvas
 
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Canvas Intermediate

This workshop will cover the intermediate features available in Canvas for teaching your course online.

Recommended attendees: Instructors who have attended Canvas Basics or have experience teaching with Canvas

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Canvas Quizzes

This workshop provides an overview of building and using quizzes in your Canvas course. Topics will include: creating questions and question banks, assigning points and Gradebook.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors using Canvas for quizzes and exams
 
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Canvas Studio

Canvas Studio is a tool that allows you to engage with your students using video. With this tool you can record yourself and your computer screen, share videos with your students and inject questions into your videos. You can easily and quickly analyze what videos students are viewing, how long they are viewing and when they stop viewing. Using the video quizzes, you can create engaging and impactful learning experiences by adding quiz questions inside a video.

Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are new to using Canvas Studio

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GoReact

GoReact is an interactive cloud-based platform for feedback, grading, and critiquing of student video assignments. It is frequently used for ASL, Communications, Teacher Development, Sales Training, Clinical Training, and Performing Arts courses.

Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are new to using GoReact

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Hypothes.is

Hypothes.is brings annotations to Canvas helping students with reading comprehension and developing critical thinking about course materials. This tool also enables students to collaborate on understanding and developing ideas about their readings.

Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are new to using Hypothes.is

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Panopto Overview

Panopto is CSUN’s online video platform for recording, hosting, and sharing video. With Panopto, you can simultaneously record video from a webcam, capture your screen, and audio from a microphone, or upload your own video files. With Panopto's integration with Canvas, you can share your videos throughout your courses wherever you find the Rich Content Editor. Once in Panopto, you can share your videos with students, anyone in the CSUN community, and beyond. With Zoom Cloud Recording enabled, your meetings are automatically imported. Other features include: adding graded quizzes to videos with results posting to Canvas Gradebook, recording video using only a web browser, and sequencing content by creating playlists.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors who are new to teaching with Panopto
 
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Zoom + Panopto Drop-In

Join this drop-in session to ask questions about Zoom and Panopto.

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Zoom Basics

This workshop covers the basic features in Zoom. Topics will include navigating the Zoom web dashboard, creating and recording meetings, as well as screen sharing, breakout rooms, and more.
 
Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are new to using Zoom
 
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Zoom: Beyond the Basics

This workshop covers the advanced features in Zoom.
 
Recommended attendees: Instructors who have attended Zoom Basics or have experience teaching with Zoom
 
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