Canvas 7: Discussions and Groups

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Date(s) - 12/08/2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am


Sarah MacDonald

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About the Canvas Workshop Series

Open to UWM Faculty, Instructional Academic Staff, and Graduate Teaching Assistants.

The Canvas Workshop Series is a sequence of nine workshops that provide practical pedagogical recommendations and technical training for using Canvas. Each 60- to 90-minute online synchronous workshop focuses on how to effectively use one or more specific teaching and learning tools in Canvas. Although these workshops do not include time for hands-on application by participants, facilitators will provide a walkthrough and supporting documentation so that attendees can later practice in a Canvas course site, and facilitators will be available after the workshop to answer questions from participants. All sessions will be recorded.

About Canvas 7: Discussions and Groups

Canvas 7: Discussion and GroupsĀ  is one of nine workshops in the Canvas Workshop Series. Topics addressed in this workshop include:

  • Overview of Canvas discussions and Canvas group sites
  • Structuring asynchronous online discussions to maximize student engagement
  • How-to steps for creating student groups in Canvas
  • How-to steps for creating a Canvas online discussion
  • Navigating Canvas group sites
  • Grading discussion posts efficiently
  • Key features of a Canvas group assignment

This workshop will take place take place online using the Collaborate Ultra web conferencing tool. Shortly after you register, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to participate. Please join the session 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop to address any potential connection issues.


Registration is closed for this workshop.