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Groups, Collaborations & Communications (Workshop #2)

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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 give you the skills and knowledge to use the more advanced features within Canvas.

Workshop Schedule (October to December 2018)
  • Thurs 04 Oct (13:30- 16:00): Lanyon North OG/020
  • Thurs 18 Oct (13:30- 16:00): Lanyon North OG/020
  • Mon 22 Oct (13:30- 16:00): Lanyon North OG/020
  • Wed 14 Nov (10:00 - 12:30): Lanyon North OG/020
  • Fri 30 Nov (13:30 - 16:00): Lanyon North OG/020
  • Mon 10 Dec (13:30 - 16:00): Lanyon North OG/020
Intended Audience:
  • Module Convenors and Module Teams.
  • Those responsible for development of module content.
Prerequisite:
  • It is recommended that you attended Workshop #1 'Setting up your Module in Canvas' before you attend this session

Overview

We will explore how to set up student groups and collaborations and understand how these can be used to enhance groupwork and collaborative working. Create a group discussion, then set up an online class using conferences and engage your students with real time annotated slides, public chat and polling questions. Discover how various communication tools can be used to create a more connected student experience such as announcements, conversations and chat. Set up events in the calendar and schedule individual student appointments.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Create and manage student groups & collaborations.
  • Create discussions for student interactivity.
  • Create and manage online classes using conferences.
  • Communicate with students through announcements, conversations and chat.
  • Create and manage events through the Canvas calendar.

Benefits to You

  • Avail of hands-on support and advice from the Pedagogy Support Team on appropriate use of advanced features of Canvas to enhance academic teaching and student learning
  • Consider how to use the various educational tools covered throughout the workshop
  • Share good practice and learn from others
  • Take away workshop resources and share with colleagues

Topics Covered

  • Groups & Collaborations Communications
  • Groups Discussions
  • Group Homepage Conferences
  • Collaborations Announcements
  • Student View Calendar
  • Appointment Groups
  • Conversations
  • Chat



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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