Canvas: Basics

Date(s) - 05/23/2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Engelmann B73


Lane Sunwall

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There are 3 spaces reserved, 7 are still available.

Open only to UWM Faculty, Teaching Academic Staff, and Graduate Teaching Assistants

In this introductory, hands-on workshop, instructors will learn the fundamentals of using Canvas for teaching and learning. Participants need to complete this workshop before attending Canvas: Advanced.

Following this workshop, CETL staff will be on hand to provide assistance to instructors who want to move materials from D2L to Canvas.

Topics include:

  • Navigating the Canvas environment
  • Organizing content using Modules
  • Adding pages, files, links, and images
  • Using the Syllabus tool
  • Creating course announcements
  • Adding assignments to Canvas
  • Grading assignments
  • Setting up a gradebook
  • Moving materials from D2L to Canvas
  • Using the Inbox
  • Getting help

We are happy to accommodate accessibility needs. Please contact Lane Sunwall to set things up.


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