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Achieving Blended Learning with Canvas

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Queen's University Belfast

University Road

Belfast

BT7 1NN

United Kingdom

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The aim of this workshop is to explore the concept of Blended Learning, to consider your current curriculum delivery and discover how Canvas can facilitate a more digital approach.

Workshop Schedule (October-December 2018)
  • Mon 15 Oct (14:00 - 16:00): Lanyon North OG/020
  • Tues 30 Oct (13:30 - 15:30): Lanyon North OG/020
  • Wed 12 Dec (10:00 – 12:00): Lanyon North OG/020 - Cancelled
Intended Audience:
  • Module Convenors and Module Teams
  • Those responsible for development of module content
Prerequisite:
  • None

Overview

You will be introduced to the concept of Blended Learning and be given feature demostrations of specific Canvas tools. You will then explore the Viewpoints Approach to curriculum design identifying the 8 individual learner events to enhance student engagement. You will map your current teaching and learning activities within your module and discover new ideas and opportunities to Go Digital within your curriculum. Finally, map specific Canvas tools and features to help facilitate a move towards a more digital/blended curriculum.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Understand the concept of Blended Learning
  • Utilise the 8 learner events outlined in the Viewpoints approach to Curriculum Design
  • Identify new opportunities for digital learning to embed within your curriculum
  • Determine tools & features within Canvas to facilitate a more digital/blended approach

Benefits to You

  • Explore approaches for engaging learners through Canvas, the new VLE
  • Share good practice and learn from others
  • Take away workshop resources and share with colleagues

Topics Covered

  • Canvas Feature Demos
  • Viewpoints Learner Events
  • Current teaching and learning activities
  • New ideas/opportunities to ‘Go Digital’
  • Curriculum Reflection

This workshop includes a number of Canvas demos, however participants will work offline during this session.




Other Canvas Training Workshops & Activities (Oct-Dec 2018)

There are a number of other workshops and events which may be of interest to you:

Setting up your Module in Canvas (Workshop #1)

Groups, Collaborations & Communications (Workshop #2)

Quizzes, Assignments and Feedback (Workshop #3)

Achieving Blended Learning with Canvas

Canvas for Teaching Assistants

Canvas for Support Staff


Please note that workshops can be scheduled locally within individual Schools/Institutions/Centres to suit staff availability and to facilitate collaboration on activities between colleagues. To enquire, please email: support@instructure.com


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Queen's University Belfast

University Road

Belfast

BT7 1NN

United Kingdom

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