Trainings and Open Labs

Educational Technology Services is holding online training sessions and open labs to help you get up and running with Canvas.

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: See the Canvas@Tufts On Demand Training Library and the 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/Virtual Drop-in Help: 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.

Jan
20
Thu
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Jan 20 @ 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Jan
27
Thu
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Jan 27 @ 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Feb
15
Tue
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Feb 15 @ 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Feb
22
Tue
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Feb 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Mar
16
Wed
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Mar 16 @ 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Mar
22
Tue
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Mar 22 @ 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining