TC SHS – Summer 2019 Workshop Offerings via Zoom


Summer 2019 Workshop Offerings

Registration Instructions: Please click on the date and time for the webinar(s) for which you would like to register, and then complete the registration form. You will be sent a confirmation email following completion of the registration form. All webinars will take place using Zoom, unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Holly Owens at

The Best-Kept Canvas Secret: A Look at the Commons

Description: One of the best-kept secrets about Canvas is the Commons. The Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. A digital library full of educational content, Commons allows Canvas users to share learning resources with other users as well as import learning resources into a Canvas course, eliminating the need to “reinventing the wheel.” Register for this session to learn more about the Canvas Commons.

Following this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify how to access the Commons
  • Discuss how to search and filter Commons info
  • Identify the steps to importing resources from the Commons in your course(s)
  • Identify how to share content on the Commons

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The New, and Improved, Canvas Gradebook

Description: The New Gradebook is a feature enabled by instructors that allows them to view an improved version of the Gradebook. This feature makes grading more flexible and intuitive and elevates the Gradebook user experience. Improved features that will be discussed during this workshop include creating a late policy, filter options, and status information.

Following this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how to enable the New Gradebook in their course(s)
  • Identify how to set up the parameters of the late submission policy
  • Discuss gradebook statuses and filter options

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What is Universal Design for Learning?

Description: Are you looking for ways to engage all students? Do you notice how students learn in different ways, but are not sure how to address all of their needs? Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that can help you plan activities that meet the needs of all of your students. Based on brain research, UDL will help you meet the needs of diverse learners by planning lessons that consider the wide variability among learners.

Following this session, participants will be able to:

  • Define Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Discuss the three principles of UDL
  • Identify common ways to implement UDL principles in Canvas courses
  • Identify UDL resources available for faculty

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