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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

PowerPoint Essentials

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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This training will highlight the fundamentals of creating accessible PowerPoint documents using Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 or 365. Participants will learn key structural elements for creating accessible documents. Read more about PowerPoint Essentials

Video Accessibility

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Creating accessible videos ensure that all students, regardless of their abilities can access the content includes captions, a transcript, and audio description. Panopto is a new solution, integrated with Canvas and Zoom, that provides lecture recording, screencasting, video streaming, automated captioning, and video content management software. Read more about Video Accessibility

Screen Readers

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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This session is an introduction to text to speech or screen reader technology and how screen readers are essential to allow users who are blind or visually impaired to access information.  Read more about Screen Readers

Email Accessibility

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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This session is the best practices for making email content that is accessible, usable and readable so that the email can reach the greatest amount of readers. Participants will learn why accessibility needs to be considered when creating emails step-by-step to ensure they are accessible. Read more about Email Accessibility

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

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