Reminder: Canvas Workshops for Faculty Teaching Summer Session

By Jenna Linskens, May 15, 2022

The Learning & Innovative Technologies (L&IT) team invites faculty who will be teaching during the Summer session to join us for two workshop opportunities. These workshops will be held over Zoom and each offered twice. We hope you can join us for these engaging workshops.

Creating a Sense of Community in Your Online Course 

A sense of community and social presence in your online course can help your students to engage more fully with its content. This hour-long workshop will help give you some time and direction to apply principles, strategies, and tools for building community directly to your online course. 

Participants will: 

  • Learn and share crucial principles for online teaching 
  • Choose activities that fit their teaching strategies 
  • Explore tech tools that facilitate social presence like VoiceThread, Perusall, and Canvas Studio 

Support Student Learning by Setting the Stage for Your Course in Canvas 

Establishing expectations and focusing on the organization of content helps to set the foundation for a successful online learning experience. This hour-long workshop will help you focus on what essential information should be built into your Canvas course and how to organize it in order to have a strong foundation that supports all students.

Participants will:

  • Learn and share key information to include in an online course
  • Discuss and choose ways of organizing content
  • Begin building a foundation for your online Summer session course 

Workshop Dates, Times, and Zoom registration links

Creating a Sense of Community in Your Online Course 

Support Student Learning by Setting the Stage for Your Course in Canvas 

Once you register through the Zoom links above you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the live workshop session. 

Please direct all questions to Jenna Linskens, Director of Learning & Innovative Technologies (jlinskens@ithaca.edu