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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

Canvas Ally

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Ally is a service in Canvas that helps faculty make their digital course content more accessible. It provides guidance on how to improve the accessibility of content, and automatically provides students with alternate formats. Read more about Canvas Ally

CSUN Engagement Conference 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

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We are very pleased to announce the request for proposals for the inaugural “CSUN Engagement Conference” is now open to all CSUN faculty.  The Engagement Conference seeks to inspire all CSUN faculty teaching in the online and hybrid environments by sharing innovation and practices that have worked in CSUN courses. This is a joint effort of Undergraduate Studies, the Office of Faculty Development, Academic Technology and the Faculty Technology Center to be held on Friday, October 29, 2021. The Zoom-based conference is a single day event from 10am - 2pm. Registration is now open. Read more about CSUN Engagement Conference 2021

Ask an Expert

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Recommended attendees: Instructors who have questions or need assistance with instructional technologies.

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops Read more about Ask an Expert

Alternative Assessments

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Recommended attendees: Instructors who are interested in going beyond the regular Canvas discussions, assignments and quizzes.

This series will cover various types of assessments you can use to assist your students in acquiring knowledge (formative assessments) and to check that they have acquired the skills and knowledge required (summative assessments). The series will go into various tools such as flashcards, video quizzes, video assignments, annotations, eportfolio, gamification, and adaptive learning. Each session in the series will cover different assessments and the tools that can enable you to easily create those assessments and grade the students’ submissions. Read more about Alternative Assessments

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