Upcoming Canvas Webinars

Back by popular demand, the eLearning and Educational Technology (eLET) committee is continuing the Canvas webinar series.

Check out the webinars scheduled to take place through July 2019.

All sessions begin at 7:30pm EST and can be accessed online. Join in!

Date Workshop
May 8, 2019 Wrapping up the semester This session will go over some housekeeping items for wrapping up your semester in Canvas. We will cover best practices for communication with students, organizing your course cards and copying your course to the next semester
May 28, 2019 Intro to Canvas Part 2 – Course Navigation In this session, we will cover the course navigation and organization in Canvas. We will dive into the structure of courses and how to best organize them for student success. Please watch the Global Navigation video prior to taking this course.
June 4, 2019 Intro to Canvas Part 3 – Settings/Best Practices In this session, we will cover the settings for your course and how to utilize the tools built into Canvas. We will also spend some time on best practices for using the LMS at VCCS institutions.
June 11, 2019 Alright Stop, Communicate & Listen Canvas is created with the student in mind. This session will cover the great communication tools that Canvas has to offer. Inbox/Conversations allows you to communicate with students through Canvas in an email type setting. It integrates with your email as well. Discussions use student-student, student-instructor and student-content engagement to boost the student experience. Announcements are valuable to keep students up to date on occurring course items.
June 18, 2019 Modules, Pages and Content, Oh my! Do you know the difference between Modules, Pages, and Content in Canvas? As you create your course, it is important to know the difference between these items. We will examine the use of Modules to organize your course content and analyze when and how to use Pages within your course. After this session, you will be able to construct your course in an organized method.
TBD Quizzes & Question BanksCanvas quizzes makes it easy to create meaningful, engaging assessments. Quizzes give you plenty of functionality with ease of use. Join us to see how quizzes can enhance the student experience in Canvas, as well as how to use question banks to simplify the construction process. With Canvas quizzes, the answer is … EASY!
TBD Quizzes.NextLearn about the next-generation of quizzing in Canvas, called Quizzes.Next. It provides additional functionality for engaging and assessing your students. In addition, Quizzes.Next encourages more dynamic quiz/test questions and more in-depth analysis of the results. In short, Quizzes.Next cranks up all the dials!
July 16, 2019 Gradebook and Speedgrader

The Canvas gradebook gives faculty advanced tools to track student progress and to provide graded feedback to students. New features give instructors flexibility in grading and communications, right from the gradebook itself. SpeedGrader allows you to view and annotate student submissions from the same platform where you mark work as late or excused; SpeedGrader allows feedback to students to be created via text, voice or video, so feedback can be personalized and help create a social presence for instructors.


Video in education is booming right now. Arc makes it easy to create and share engaging videos into your Canvas course. We’ll showcase 5 real-world examples including: an interactive video announcement, video class introduction discussion, and providing video feedback to student submissions in the SpeedGrader.

July 22, 2019 Canvas Tips and Tricks (Advanced)
July 25, 2019 Canvas and QM
July 30, 2019 Analytics

Note: Please note that information shared within these webinars may differ as settings may vary per institution.

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