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 list with new sessions, so keep an eye on this page.  Don’t see something here that works for your schedule? Contact us at canvas@tufts.edu to learn about online training or set up a one-on-one session.

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.
  • 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 school or by type, use the Categories link below.

Feb
28
Wed
Canvas Basics for Summer Instructors @ Austin Room, Tisch Library
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This training session for Summer Session 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

 

Mar
1
Thu
Canvas Basics for PHPD Faculty @ MV 105
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This training session for instructors and course builders in Public Health and Professional Degree programs 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.

Participants are free to bring their own laptop computers to the training session and follow along with the Canvas tool demonstrations.

Mar
9
Fri
Canvas Basics for Summer Instructors – Webinar
Mar 9 @ 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

 

Mar
12
Mon
Demonstration for Art History Faculty @ Talbot Seminar Room 103
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

ETS staff will give a brief demonstration of Canvas and answer questions from faculty and staff.

Demonstration for Chemistry Faculty @ 001X - 62 Talbot Avenue
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

ETS staff will give a brief demonstration of Canvas and answer questions from faculty and staff.

Mar
14
Wed
Canvas Basics for Summer Instructors @ Austin Room, Tisch Library
Mar 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This training session for Summer Session 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

 

Mar
19
Mon
Open Lab @ CELT Conference Room
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring a laptop and get one-on-one help building your Canvas course site and migrating material from Trunk. No reservations required; drop in any time.

Mar
26
Mon
Canvas Basics for CEE Faculty @ 208 Anderson Hall
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

This training session for instructors and course builders in Civil & Environmental Engineering 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.

Participants are free to bring their own laptop computers to the training session and follow along with the Canvas tool demonstrations.

Demonstration for English Faculty @ East Hall Lounge
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

ETS staff will give a brief demonstration of Canvas and answer questions from faculty and staff.

Apr
4
Wed
Canvas Basics for Romance Studies Faculty
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This training session for instructors and course builders in Romance Studies 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.

Participants are free to bring their own laptop computers to the training session and follow along with the Canvas tool demonstrations.