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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

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:30am to 11:30am

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

Zoom Advanced Features and Tips For Success

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Recommended Attendees: Instructors who have attended Holding Your First Zoom Meeting and Zoom Special Features and Extra Tools workshops
This workshop provides faculty with the opportunity to share their experiences and workflow with their colleagues and an instructional technologist, learn advanced features, and new ideas on how to incorporate Zoom in their courses.
Read more about Zoom Advanced Features and Tips For Success on March 5th at 10:00am

Simplifying Communication and Group Work Using Pronto

Monday, March 8, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Recommended attendees: Instructors who are new to using Pronto, but want better ways to connect and communicate with their students.
This workshop will showcase the many features of Pronto and how to access them. Learn how to use Pronto to connect with your students via chat and video, and how Pronto can help your students collaborate for group work.
Read more about the Simplifying Communication and Group Work Using Pronto workshop on March 8th at 1:00pm

Creating Assignments Using Portfolium

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

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Recommended Attendees: Instructors who want to learn about using Portfolium for student work
This 30-minute hands-on workshop will show faculty the benefits of creating assignments in Portfolium to build students' online profile.  Using Portfolium for individual or group assignments/projects gives students exposure to a multimedia platform.
Read more about Creating Assignments Using Portfolium on March 9th at 12:00pm


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