Teaching Technology Center

TTC Workshops

Canvas Introduction

Come to this hands-on workshop to get an overview of how to use Canvas to supplement your teaching online. Training will include demonstrations and time for practice on the following topics: basic course navigation, homepage customization, adding and viewing files, ePortfolio and video learning!

Canvas Advanced Topics

Come to this hands-on workshop to get a more in-depth training into specific Canvas teaching tools. Training will include demonstrations and time for practice on the following topics: the pedagogy of online collaborative work (using integrated Google Apps, Discussions, ePortfolio and multimedia) as well as online assignment submissions, outcomes and rubrics. If there is time, there will be a demonstration of the use of the Gradebook and SpeedGrader, a tool used to facilitate quick and easy assessment of student work!

Successful Classroom Presentations

Are you starting out the semester with a new laptop? Do you need some tips for presenting on MICA classroom computers? This session will go over basic computer specs and set up. We will also go over the “ins” and “outs” of plugging in and giving a presentation in a MICA classroom. Other topics that will be covered are: PowerPoint presentation basics, screen mirroring, file organization and backups. Please bring your computer to this session!

Google Apps for Education

This workshop will cover how to's and best practices in Google Mail, Calendar, Drive and Docs.

Critique Remix

Come to this hand-on workshop to get an overview of the tools within Canvas that can supplement art documentation and critique. The workshop will include demonstrations and practice on tools such as Canvas assignments including electronic submissions, peer review critique, assessment rubrics, and ePortfolio. There will be time for discussion and practice of active learning strategies that take place in class critiques and how they can be supported by online activities before, during and after class.

Engaging Students with Media in Canvas

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Accessibility Best Practices For Teaching

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Lynda for Teaching

Online Evaluations: Custom Questions and Reporting

Come to this hands-on workshop to get the most out of the online course evaluations tool EvaluationKit. Access the evaluations site to pull reports from each of your classes. Add custom questions to the MICA standard survey to assess additional areas of concern.

Art Documentation and DSLR Basics

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