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Fall 2020

Turnitin: Plagiarism Detection Tool

Turnitin is the university’s plagiarism detection tool. In this workshop instructors learn how to integrate Turnitin into an assignment submission and review the setting options that can be set for each assignment. Options include comparison sources, content exclusions, and display of report to students. We also review the similarity report in Canvas and tools available in that report. These tools include percent matching by color code, excluded sources, and available filters.

Canvas Conferences

In this workshop, instructors will learn about how to use Conferences (powered by Big Blue Button), which is one of the video conferencing tools integrated with Canvas. Topics include an overview of the tools and features of the Big Blue Button platform, as well as strategies for scheduling and facilitating virtual meetings with Canvas Conferences.

Canvas Gradebook

In this workshop, instructors learn about the features and functions of the Canvas Gradebook. This tool's functionality makes grading flexible and intuitive, thus improving the grading experience. Topics include multiple options to sort and filter assignments, applying grade status colors, and customizing grade posting policies.

Canvas Bites (Micro-Workshop Series)

Canvas Bites are 30-minute workshops designed to give instructors a quick introduction to specific tools within Canvas. Session topics include: Pages, Modules, Assignments, Studio, Discussions, Quizzes and Speedgrader. Previous session recordings and additional resources for each topic can be accessed through the modules of the self-enroll workshop course.

Zoom for Synchronous Instruction and Office Hours

In this workshop, we will discuss the best practices for hosting virtual class meetings and office hours. Topics include an overview of Zoom (including functions such as breakout rooms and polling), as well as strategies for scheduling and facilitating virtual meetings.

Tools for Student Engagement in Canvas

This workshop provides an introduction to tools in Canvas that promote student engagement. Strategies for implementing learning activities that prioritize learner-learner, learner-content, and learner-instructor interactions will be highlighted. Tools that encourage collaboration, participation, and feedback will be showcased.

Accessibility in Canvas

Canvas content can easily be made accessible. This workshop provides hands-on instruction for making course content accessible in the Rich Content Editor and using the built-in accessibility checker. No prior knowledge is needed.

Creating Accessible Electronic Documents

This workshop covers how to make electronic documents in Word, PowerPoint, and PDF more accessible. Topics covered include accessibility basics on heading structure, alternative text for images, reading order for slides, and more. Adhering to these simple guidelines improves access to your content for all students.

Ally: Canvas Accessibility Tool

This workshop allows instructors to learn how to use Ally to their advantage, improve accessibility scores, and convert uploaded content to more accessible formats. No prior knowledge is needed.

Canvas Basics

This session is geared toward instructors who are new to using Canvas. Topics covered include a general introduction to Canvas features and functions, such as how to create course content, assessment types, file uploads and a Gradebook overview.

Summer 2020

Best Practices for HyFlex Courses

HyFlex (Hybrid-Flexible) courses utilize lecture-capture technology in the classroom to provide a combination of remote and in-person attendance options for students. In this session we will discuss best practices for implementing the HyFlex delivery model, provide a template for setting up the online portion of a HyFlex course, and guide participants through creating a lesson plan for one HyFlex class session, with considerations for attendance in-person, synchronously, and asynchronously.

Quickstart Template for Fall 2020

Need to build a Canvas course but not sure where to begin? Use the Quickstart Template to get a headstart on your course developments with just a few clicks! By uploading this template into your course shell, you’ll gain access to customizable content and a weekly learning structure (modules) for the Fall 2020 term. In this workshop, instructors learn how to use the Quickstart Template to create organized and user-friendly learning experiences. The workshop also explores considerations for remote instruction along with support resources for course design and remote teaching strategies.

Honorlock for Online Proctoring

This session is geared toward faculty who will be using the online proctoring service, Honorlock. Topics covered include enabling Honorlock in an exam, creating and managing exam rule profiles, viewing Honorlock results, and what students will experience when taking an exam with Honorlock.

Best Practices for Remote Large Lecture Courses

Teaching online courses can be challenging with a large number of students. We will discuss strategies to harness Canvas and assessment design to balance engagement with teaching high enrollment courses. We will provide opportunity for participants to ask questions and share their experiences. This workshop is co-facilitated by two UNF faculty: Drs. Nilufer Ozdemir and Daniel Gottlieb.

CIRT Services to Support Instruction and Research for New Faculty

CIRT provides expertise, resources, and training to assist faculty in ways that enable them to develop greater capacities for using technology for teaching and research. Join us to learn about the tools and services available to support you as you join the Nest.

Canvas 101 for New Faculty

This session is geared towards new faculty, and provides an overview of Canvas, UNF’s learning management system. Instructors learn about the Canvas interface and how to create content, assignments, quizzes, and discussions. Grade management and instructional best practices are also covered.

Library Databases Meant for Media

Looking for a way to expand your Canvas hybrid course or DL course in terms of classroom media? Or maybe add content to an in-person course with a video? Online clips are a wonderful way to allow for varied styles of learning. UNF’s Thomas Carpenter Library subscribes to many databases that include full length videos. In effect, one can work to add multimedia to an online course easily. Learn about Films on Demand, Kanopy Streaming Videos, and Naxos Music Library. The goal of this session is to provide information about databases that provide rich and informative videos and how to embed those videos in your Canvas course.

Online Testing Best Practices

This event provides instructors with best practices for delivering quizzes and tests in Canvas. Topics will include quiz settings, question banks and groups, test integrity considerations, and quiz analytics.

Canvas Gradebook

In this workshop, instructors learn about the features and functions of the Canvas Gradebook. This tool's functionality makes grading flexible and intuitive, thus improving the grading experience. Topics include multiple options to sort and filter assignments, applying grade status colors, and customizing grade posting policies.

Spring 2020

Final Grade Transfer Tool

In this workshop, instructors learn how to transfer grades from Canvas to Banner using the Final Grade Transfer Tool. The process includes weighting grades, enabling a grading schema, and transferring final grades to Banner.

Five Steps to Successfully Complete a Quality Course Review

This session provides an overview of UNF’s Quality Course Review process, a brief orientation to the nationally recognized Quality Matters (QM) rubric, an exploration of quality course examples, and tips for designing a quality online course.

Tools for Student Engagement in Canvas

This workshop provides an introduction to tools in Canvas that promote student engagement.  Strategies for implementing learning activities that prioritize learner-learner, learner-content, and learner-instructor interactions will be highlighted. Tools that encourage collaboration, participation, and feedback will be showcased.

Canvas Advanced

This workshop covers the advanced features and functionality of Canvas. Topics include Modules, Conferences, Discussions, Rubrics, Quizzes, Grades, Course Settings, and more. Canvas Basics, Canvas 101, or a general understanding of Canvas is a recommended prerequisite.

OneSearch: Library Lists for Canvas

Learn how to make reading lists from eBooks and articles in OneSearch or another Thomas G. Carpenter Library research database. OneSearch: Library Reading Lists is a tool that can be used from Canvas to search, retrieve, and embed eBooks, articles, and their links into a course seamlessly. Instructors can also add notes and links to resources so that students can read the chosen materials in Canvas with ease. This workshop demonstrates the benefits of using the OneSearch: Library Reading Lists tool.

Turnitin: Plagiarism Detection Tool

Turnitin is the university’s plagiarism detection tool. In this workshop users learn how to integrate Turnitin into an assignment submission and review the setting options that can be set for each assignment. Options include comparison sources, content exclusions, and display of report to students. We also review the similarity report in Canvas and tools available in that report. These tools include percent matching by color code, excluded sources, and available filters.

Creating Accessible Electronic Documents

This workshop covers how to make electronic documents in Word, PowerPoint, and PDF more accessible. Topics covered include accessibility basics on heading structure, alternative text for images, reading order for slides, and more. Adhering to these simple guidelines improves access to your content for all students.

Online Testing Best Practices

This event provides instructors with best practices for delivering quizzes and tests in Canvas. Topics will include quiz settings, question banks and groups, test integrity considerations, and quiz analytics.

Ally: Canvas Accessibility Tool

This hands-on workshop allows instructors to learn how to use Ally to their advantage, improve accessibility scores, and convert uploaded content to more accessible formats. No prior knowledge is needed.

Canvas’s New Gradebook

In this workshop, users learn about the New Gradebook and its improvements over the previous Canvas gradebook. The functionality added by this new tool makes grading more flexible and intuitive, thus improving the grading experience. Major differences include multiple options to sort and filter assignments and consolidation of several views in one location.

Canvas Basics

This hands-on session is geared toward instructors who are new to using Canvas. Topics covered include a general introduction to Canvas features and functions, such as how to create course content, assessment types, file uploads and a Gradebook overview.

Fall 2019

OER Discovery Lab

OER Discovery Labs are offered each semester as a way for instructors to consult with campus OER experts while going through the process of finding, evaluating, and using open education resources (OERs). Guided by an Instructional Designer and Online Learning Librarian, participants in this hands-on workshop receive individualized assistance and are provided with strategies for finding OER materials that support their teaching style and course learning outcomes. Bring your syllabus or course objectives and use this time to actively search OER databases and UNF Library resources for course relevant content.

Canvas’s New Gradebook

In this workshop, users learn about the New Gradebook and its improvements over the current Canvas gradebook. When this feature option is enabled at the course level, the New Gradebook replaces the current gradebook. The functionality added by this new tool makes grading more flexible and intuitive, thus improving the grading experience. Major differences include multiple options to sort and filter assignments and consolidation of several views in one location.

OneSearch: Library Lists for Canvas

Learn how to make reading lists from eBooks and articles in OneSearch or another Thomas G. Carpenter Library research database. OneSearch: Library Reading Lists is a tool that can be used from Canvas to search, retrieve, and embed eBooks, articles, and their links into a course seamlessly. Instructors can also add notes and links to resources so that students can read the chosen materials in Canvas with ease. This workshop demonstrates the benefits of using the OneSearch: Library Reading Lists tool.

Hosting Virtual Class Meetings and Office Hours

In this workshop participants learn about the best practices for hosting virtual or web-based class meetings and office hours. Topics include demo of Canvas Conferences, available tools, and strategies for facilitating virtual meetings.

Studio: Video Publishing & Communication Tool for Canvas

This session provides an overview of Studio (previously known as Arc), UNF’s new video platform in Canvas. Studio was built to promote active learning, allowing instructors and students to not only publish video, but also to engage with media content by commenting (and replying) directly on media timelines. Studio provides users with asset management tools as well as analytics about how users interact with media. Session attendees learn how to import and publish media, create Studio assignments and provide feedback, and discuss best practices for tool use.

Introduction to Creating Accessible Documents (Basic)

This workshop provides participants with a basic understanding of how to create accessible Word, Powerpoint, and PDF documents. No prior knowledge is needed.

Turnitin: Plagiarism Detection Tool

Turnitin is the university’s new plagiarism detection tool. In this workshop users learn how to integrate Turnitin into an assignment submission and review the setting options that can be set for each assignment. Options include comparison sources, content exclusions, and display of report to students. We also review the similarity report in Canvas and tools available in that report. These tools include percent matching by color code, excluded sources, and available filters.

Canvas Advanced

This workshop covers the advanced features and functionality of Canvas. Topics include Modules, Conferences, Discussions, Rubrics, Quizzes, Grades, Course Settings, and more. Canvas Basics, Canvas 101, or a general understanding of Canvas is a recommended prerequisite.

Accessibility in Canvas

Canvas content can easily be made accessible. This workshop provides hands-on instruction for making course content accessible in the Rich Content Editor and using the built-in accessibility checker. No prior knowledge is needed.

Canvas Basics

This hand-on session is geared toward face-to-face instructors on learning the basics of Canvas. Topics covered include how to create different assessment types, grade columns, file uploads, and a Gradebook overview.

Ally: Canvas Accessibility Tool

This hands-on workshop allows instructors to learn how to use Ally to their advantage, improve accessibility scores, and convert uploaded content to more accessible formats. No prior knowledge is needed.