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  • Oct
    17

    Assessments on Canvas: October 17, 2018

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan C107

    Explore the many options Canvas offers to create quizzes and assignments that will fit your course needs. This in-depth, hour long session will guide you through: creating quizzes such as multiple choice or in class essays, making traditional, group or peer reviewed assignments, as well as grading options, such as rubrics.
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  • Oct
    23

    Formscanner Workshop: October 23, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: Buchanan C107

    FormScanner offers an alternative to Scantron machines by not only scanning and scoring multiple-choice forms, but also providing detailed info on answer distributions and overall class performance. Users can scan forms on any scanner instead of having to borrow a designated machine, which improves efficiency, workflow, and accessibility.
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  • Oct
    25

    Exploring Peer Assessments: A Comparative View of Canvas Peer Review, CLAS, ComPAIR and iPeer: October 25, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan C107

    Exploring Peer Assessments is the ideal session for instructors looking to better understand how peer reviews can work in their classrooms and the learning tools that can help implement these activities. This workshop will present a comparative view of some of the Faculty of Arts’ best used peer assessment tools: Canvas Peer Review, iPeer, the Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) and ComPAIR. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to set up activities with these tools and then try them out as students. This session is all you need to make confident decisions about the best peer assessment tools for your classes.
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  • Oct
    29

    CLAS Workshop: October 29, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan C107

    CLAS encourages self-directed engagement with online content while facilitating peer learning and collaboration at the same. Besides providing annotation and collaboration, CLAS is also a well-equipped video application with features designed specifically to support education - most notably, to provide flexible and customizable access control of both videos and annotations/comments. In this hands-on workshop, discover the possibilities and learn how to set-up and manage your own CLAS site.
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  • Oct
    30

    Grading on Canvas: SpeedGrader and Gradebook: October 30, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan C107

    Grade quickly and efficiently using the internal Canvas tools. SpeedGrader helps you grade assignments and quizzes quickly and its annotation options help you provide feedback effectively. Gradebook automatically manages grades and gives you a summary view of student progress in your course. This intensive hour long course, we will learn how to best navigate these features. With Canvas tools, grading no longer has to be a chore.
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