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IDT Workshops and Webinars

  • January

     Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

    Date Time Event  Register

    New Year. New LMS?  Are you new to Canvas?

    Check out our selection of training for January.

    January 7  9 - 10 a.m. 

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas (Webinar)

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View 
    Register  
    January 7   10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  

    Enjoy more free time this year with Canvas Assignments (gradebook setup) and Speedgrading (Webinar)

    In this session, we will explore all the options for the creation of assignments, grading assignments, and the Assignment Index (the columns for your gradebook). We will look at the creation and management of assignment groups, organize the index, assignment settings, applications, tools, and learn how to utilize the rubrics tool

    Register   
    January 7    2 - 3 p.m.  

    New Year’s Resolution to try something new? Come learn how to create interaction with video (VidGrid) for Faculty (Webinar)

    Did you know we have a screen capture software here at YCP? Here is a chance to learn more about VidGrid screencasting. We will cover the following:

    • Basics of VidGrid
    • Editing your video in VidGrid
    • Requesting captioning
    • Adding advanced features, such as quizzing, as time permits
    Register   
    January 8  3 - 4 p.m.   

    Canvas Gradebook will make your New Year! (Webinar)

    Gradebook and Speedgrader: we will explore the interface of the Canvas gradebook from the instructor and student perspectives. Users will experience the power of the Speedgrader and the various ways it can be used to provide timely and detailed feedback for students while making the grading process more efficient and enjoyable.  PREREQUISITE: Basic understanding of Canvas Assignments. The gradebook is just the grading and reporting. 

    Register    
    January 9 3 - 4 p.m.

    Make stronger connections this year using Canvas Course Communication (Webinar)

    Numerous Canvas tools facilitate student dialogue for content analysis.  Some of the specific tools highlighted in this communication and tools session are Calendar, Announcements, Discussions, and Chat. This session will look at tools and strategies that can stimulate classroom debate, allow for brainstorming, and incorporate real-world content.

    Register  
    January 10  10 - 11 a.m. 

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas (Webinar)

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
     
    Register   
    January 10  2 - 3 p.m.

    Herding Cats or how to facilitate interesting discussions (Webinar)

    This training will focus on the discussions area within Canvas and its place in an engaging classroom setting. Participants will learn how to create discussions within a Canvas course along with best practices for creating lively discussion boards. Sharing personal successes and hurdles with discussions will be strongly encouraged!

     

    Register    
    January 13 10 - 11 a.m.

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas (Webinar)

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
    Register 
    January 14  1 - 2 p.m. 

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas (Webinar)

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
    Register  
    January 14  3 - 4:30 p.m.

    Go on, Speak Up! Ask Question! Canvas Drop-in Time

    Come as you are from where you are!  Our Canvas drop-in hours this winter will be via Zoom--no need to fight the weather to get your Canvas questions answered. Sign up if you think you may be joining us and we’ll send you the link to our Zoom room.

    Register    
    January 15  10 - 11 a.m. 

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas (Webinar)

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
     
    Register 
    January 15 1- 2 p.m. 

    Canvas in Face-to-Face Instruction (Webinar) 

    Come talk about how Canvas can be a powerful addition to a face-to-face course, and learn some tools to help you and your students make the most of Canvas.

    Register  
    January 16 1 - 2 p.m.

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
    Register 
    January 16 2 - 3:30 p.m.

    Go on, Speak Up! Ask Questions! Canvas Drop-in Time

    Come as you are from where you are!  Our Canvas drop-in hours this winter will be via Zoom--no need to fight the weather to get your Canvas questions answered. Sign up if you think you may be joining us and we’ll send you the link to our Zoom room.

    Register    
    January 17 10 - 11 a.m. 

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas (Webinar)

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
    Register  
    January 17 1 - 2 p.m. 

    Looking for an Alternative to Paper Testing? Check out Canvas Quizzes to Streamline Grading (Webinar)

    This session will prepare instructors to use the quizzing tool in Canvas. Users will learn how to customize quiz settings and differentiate assessment windows to students. A variety of quiz question types will be explored, and participants will have the opportunity to view example quizzes and use cases.

    Register  
    January 21  3 - 6 p.m. 

    Go on, Speak Up! Ask Questions! Canvas Drop-in Time

    Come as you are from where you are!  Our Canvas drop-in hours this winter will be via Zoom--no need to fight the weather to get your Canvas questions answered. Sign up if you think you may be joining us and we’ll send you the link to our Zoom room.

     
    Register    
    January 22  3 - 6 p.m.  

    Go on, Speak Up! Ask Questions! Canvas Drop-in Time

    Come as you are from where you are!  Our Canvas drop-in hours this winter will be via Zoom--no need to fight the weather to get your Canvas questions answered. Sign up if you think you may be joining us and we’ll send you the link to our Zoom room.

    Register    
    January 24 10 - 11 a.m

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
    Register   
           

     

  • February
    Date Time Event  Register

    Put some coffee on and join us for a month of Canvas Love…. (#YCPLovesCanvas)

    February 3  1-2 p.m. 

    Don’t let your Canvas communication look like it is part of “Groundhog Day” the movie!

    (Webinar)

    Join our Instructional Designers as they offer tips and tricks to using the numerous Canvas tools that allow communication with your students. This session will highlight communication through Calendar, Announcements, Discussions, and Chat. This session will look at tools and strategies that can stimulate classroom debate, allow for brainstorming, and incorporate real-world content.

    Register  
    February 5  2-3 p.m. 

    Screen Capture/Video creation software (VidGrid) for Staff (Webinar)

    Did you know we have a screen capture software here at YCP? Here is a chance to learn more about VidGrid screencasting. We will cover the following:

    • Basics of VidGrid
    • Editing your video in VidGrid
    • Requesting captioning
    • Adding advanced features, such as quizzing, as time permits
    Register   
    February 12  2 - 4:30 p.m.  

    Go on, Speak Up! Ask Questions! Canvas Drop-in Time

    Come as you are from where you are!  Our Canvas drop-in hours this winter will be via Zoom--no need to fight the weather to get your Canvas questions answered. Sign up if you think you may be joining us and we’ll send you the link to our Zoom room.

    Along with discussing why we will also talk about how YCP can support you and your students with creating video.

    Register   
    February 13  1 - 2 p.m.   

    With YCP Love in mind: Take a look at your documents, can everyone access them? Universal Design is NOT just for Faculty (Webinar)

    YCP is a culture that cares. This session will look at creating documents that are accessible to everyone here at YCP and outside the college. Come learn how to make your documents accessible (Great for those making documents for the www.ycp.edu page). We will also be discussing:

    • Word document accessibility
    • PDF accessibility
    • Issues with PowerPoints
    • Making sure videos are captioned and how YCP can help you
    Register    
    February 14  11 - 12 p.m.

    A Beginner’s Guide to Canvas

    This beginner’s guide will provide an overview of the layout and features included in a Canvas course. You will learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components that can be used to deliver content and assess student performance. This introductory demonstration provides faculty with the background knowledge to begin their Canvas journey.

    • Migration from Moodle
    • General overview
    • What is in a course and course content tools
    • Course communication
    • Grading
    • Student View
    Register  
    February 18  2:30 - 3:30 p.m. 

    Videos...Who cares? (Webinar)

    Do you want to dip your toes into the water, but just not sure what you have to gain from changing, adding, or just taking the time to incorporate video? Join us for a discussion on how video...

    • Supports microlearning
    • Is able to satisfy multiple learning needs
    • Reduces cognitive load
    • Engages, entertains, and delights
     
    Register   
    February 19 11 - 12 p.m.

    Environmentally friendly? You don’t have to be a president to have Canvas help save a “cherry” tree.  Learn tools that allow you to save paper using Canvas.

    Canvas allows for faculty to share resources in a fashion that can save a few trees, make items more accessible to students, and maybe save you a few questions on those “can I get another copy of that” requests.

    This session will cover:

    • Adding Files
    • Collecting and grading assignments online
    • Touch briefly on online quizzing
    • And other topics as time allows
    Register    
    February 24  2 - 3 p.m.

    Need a break from Winter? Take an hour and come learn how Canvas Quizzes and Speed Grading can lift your winter blues!

     

    In this session, we will learn to create a customized quiz by looking at the settings and differentiate assessment windows needed to create an online quiz. A variety of quiz question types will be explored, and participants will have the opportunity to view example quizzes and use cases.

    Register 
    February 25 12 - 1 p.m. 

    Canvas in Face-to-Face Instruction

    Come talk about how Canvas can be a powerful addition to a Face-to-Face course. Come learn some tools to help you and your students make the most of Canvas.

    Register  
    February 26 12 - 1 p.m.

    Spark some interest with interactive discussions - this is not your average discussion board!

    Come learn more about VoiceThread, a multimedia presentation program that enhances student engagement and online presence. Instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using a microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.

    Register    
           
             
           

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • March

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • April

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • May

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • June

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • July

     Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • August

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • September

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • October

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

  • November

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

     

           
           
           
           
           
           
  • December

    Do you have something you want to know or thoughts for future sessions? Email us at idt@ycp.edu and let us know.

    Date Time Event  Register

     

           
           
           
Contact Us
Instructional Design and Technology

idt@ycp.edu

Pat Poet, ppoet@ycp.edu, 1458
Anne Saylor, asaylor@ycp.edu, 1929
Dana Gullo, dgullo@ycp.edu, 6682
Beth McGee, emcgee@ycp.edu, 1272 

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