Trainings and Open Labs

Educational Technology Services is holding training sessions and open labs to help you get up and running with Canvas. We will frequently update this page with new in-person, online, and on demand sessions.

On Demand Training

For instructors who cannot attend a live session, recorded versions of our most popular training topics are available:

Short videos focused on specific course tools and tasks are also available in the Canvas Guides: Canvas Video Guides for Instructors.

Live Training (in-person and online)

Sessions we offer include:

  • Demonstrations: A 30 minute introduction to Canvas with time for Q & A.
  • Canvas Basics: A 90 minute training that focuses on creating and delivering course content in Canvas. Attendees are encouraged to bring laptops and follow along with the presentation.
  • Canvas Quick Training: A 45-60 minute session focused on completing a single task in Canvas, such as creating your syllabus or building an assignment.
  • Open Labs: Drop-in sessions where users can get one-on-one help with Canvas.
  • Advanced Workshops: We offer advanced training sessions on special topics at the request of departments and programs.

To sort events by type, use the Categories link below. To sort events by school, use the Tags link below.

Dec
17
Mon
Canvas Basics – Webinar
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This online training session for instructors and course builders will focus on various strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments. Special emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the use of Canvas Modules and the Assignment / Grading workflow.

Prior to the training session, participants are urged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

WebEx information will be sent to registered participants in advance of the webinar.

Register here: go.tufts.edu/CanvasTraining

 

Jan
10
Thu
Canvas Basics @ 574 Boston Ave, Room 114
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This training session for instructors and course builders will focus on various strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments. Special emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the use of Canvas Modules and the Assignment / Grading workflow.

Prior to the training session, participants are urged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

Register here: go.tufts.edu/CanvasTraining

 

Jan
11
Fri
Canvas Basics @ 574 Boston Ave, Room 114
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This training session for instructors and course builders will focus on various strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments. Special emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the use of Canvas Modules and the Assignment / Grading workflow.

Prior to the training session, participants are urged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

Register here: go.tufts.edu/CanvasTraining

 

Jan
14
Mon
Canvas Basics @ 574 Boston Ave, Room 114
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This training session for instructors and course builders will focus on various strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments. Special emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the use of Canvas Modules and the Assignment / Grading workflow.

Prior to the training session, participants are urged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

Register here: go.tufts.edu/CanvasTraining

 

Jan
15
Tue
Canvas Basics – Webinar
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This online training session for instructors and course builders will focus on various strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments. Special emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the use of Canvas Modules and the Assignment / Grading workflow.

Prior to the training session, participants are urged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

WebEx information will be sent to registered participants in advance of the webinar.

Register here: go.tufts.edu/CanvasTraining

 

Jan
16
Wed
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture – Webinar
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Kaltura Capture can be used to create an online presentation or record anything on your screen. After this online training, you will be able to record, edit and post video in Canvas using the Kaltura Capture recording and editing tools. We’ll also discuss research-backed ways to structure your videos so they are most beneficial for your students’ learning.

Learn more about Kaltura Capture in our user guides.

There are no prerequisites for this training, but registration is required. WebEx information will be sent to registered participants in advance of the webinar.

Register here: go.tufts.edu/CanvasTraining

Jan
22
Tue
Poll Everywhere in Canvas – Webinar
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In this online training session, we’ll show you how to create interactive lessons to use in your classroom with Poll Everywhere. We’ll discuss creating and delivering questions which students can answer with their mobile devices and ways to share student responses in real time. We’ll also cover the reporting and gradebook features of Poll Everywhere.

Prior to the session, participants are encouraged to:

  1. Log in to https://www.polleverywhere.com. (If you experience any login issues please contact edtech@tufts.edu.)
  2. Review the Poll Everywhere getting started guide.

WebEx information will be sent to registered participants one day before the webinar.

Register here: go.tufts.edu/canvastraining