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This page provides training resources that are available to CSUN students, faculty and staff. 

Teaching with Canvas Workshop (online, self-paced) 

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The goal of this course is to introduce you to the basic need-to-know tools and features of the Canvas learning management system to prepare you for course design and delivery. Faculty can take this online workshop at any time. Self-enroll using this link to the Canvas course.


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LinkedIn Learning

All CSUN students, faculty and staff have access to LinkedIn Learning, a large library of training tutorials. Learn at your own pace, from anywhere. 

To learn more, visit the LinkedIn Learning page. 

Training Events & Workshops

TurnItIn AI Detection Capabilities

Friday, December 1, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Turnitin AI

Generative text products like ChatGPT have been making headlines for a few months now. As awareness of these tools grows so does the likelihood that students will use them for their assignments. As a response to this, one of the most frequent questions we have received in the past couple of months is “what can we do to find out if our students have used AI”? 

We are happy to let you know that our partners at TurnItIn released their new AI writing detecting tool. The AI detection will automatically appear as a new section on Turnitin's Similarity Reports. 

Read more about TurnItIn AI Detection Capabilities

Grading in Canvas

Monday, December 4, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm


Learn how to give your students extra credit, grade more efficiently, automate late penalties and have Canvas calculate the students’ total grade more accurately.  Read more about Grading in Canvas

Faculty Coffee Hour: Generative AI and Its Uses

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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One year has passed since the public launch of ChatGPT, and we are actively learning about how faculty and students are utilizing these tools. Join us on Wednesday, December 6th, for a discussion on the state of Generative AI. Our guest, Leann McArthur, TurnItIn’s Senior Customer Success Manager, will engage in conversations about this topic and more. Read More About Faculty Coffee Hour

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