Move Your Course Online for Spring 2020

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/17/2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Engelmann Hall, B73

Presenter

Sarah Macdonald
Sarah MacDonald
macdonal@uwm.edu

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There are 7 spaces reserved, 3 are still available.


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

In response to the Chancellor’s request to move all Spring 2020 courses online by March 29, this hands-on workshop will help you convert one full week of your course to the online format in Canvas and prepare you to move additional weeks online by providing you with practical strategies that you can implement immediately. To participate in this workshop, it is strongly recommended that you bring your own laptop and that you be familiar with Canvas. If you have not used Canvas before, consider taking a Canvas: Basics workshop prior to attending this workshop. 

To make this as effective and useful as possible, please bring digital copies of any course materials you planned to use during the week of March 30. These materials may include: 

  • Syllabus and course schedule 
  • Reading assignments
  • PowerPoint lectures 
  • Assignment or essay prompts 
  • Quizzes or exam questions 
  • In-class discussion questions or prompts 

Workshop topics will vary depending on the needs of attendees, but topics that will likely be covered in this workshop include: 

  • Developing a plan for moving your course online 
  • Posting text and video announcements in Canvas 
  • Organizing your Canvas site for the best student experience 
  • Adding files and links to Canvas 
  • Delivering content to students using voice-over PowerPoint 
  • Collecting and providing feedback on online assignments 
  • Creating quizzes and exams in Canvas 
  • Facilitating online, asynchronous discussions in Canvas 

Please contact the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to request accommodations or with any questions.

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