Canvas Training Workshops

See the full training schedule in Google Calendar

You can also manually add the calendar to your UNLV mail calendar: Under "Other Calendars", click on the + sign, select Subscribe to calendar and enter WebCampus Training in the "Add calendar" text box. Select the calendar to view the workshops on the dates/times they are available.

REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 DAYS PRIOR TO SCHEDULED DATES (except open labs). Workshops that have no seats available or have been cancelled have been hidden from the registration list.

Training Options

Self-paced, online training on demand

"WebCampus U" in-person and WebEx training workshops (see courses and descriptions below)

Training Registration

Register for "WebCampus U" live WebEx workshops

Request a 1:1 Virtual Support Session

Request group or departmental training

Back to School: WebCampus U

Click below to view the training workshop(s) associated with each series. Each training workshop listed will be between 30 and 60 minutes in length. The time is listed in ( ) next to the workshop name. 

The 100 series workshop is designed to introduce participants to WebCampus

WebCampus 101: The Basics – An Introduction to WebCampus (:60)

Get to know WebCampus. This is an introductory workshop that will demonstrate how to navigate WebCampus and discuss the most common features of WebCampus. This workshop shows you how to manage your WebCampus account settings, including notifications. (60 minutes)

The 200 series workshops are designed to prepare participants to display content in WebCampus and utilize basic functionality

 

WebCampus 203: Creating Pages and Changing Your Homepage (:45)

Pages store content and educational resources that are part of a course or group but don’t necessarily belong in an assignment. Pages can include text, video, and links to files and other course or group content. Pages can also be linked to other pages. You can then choose to use a page as the first thing a student sees when they open your course. There are several other options to use as a home page as well such as Modules, Syllabus, or recent activity. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 204: WebCampus Calendar (:45)

Leverage the Calendar in WebCampus to let your students know key dates. No more paper signup sheets in the class…create appointment times in WebCampus and have students sign up directly in Canvas. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 205: Importing Content from Another WebCampus Course or the Commons (:45)

You can elect to create all of your content manually every semester or you may elect to copy all or some content from another WebCampus course or the Commons with just a few clicks of your mouse. There are a variety of ways in to automatically add content to WebCampus. Importing content does not overwrite content already created in your course, it will add to, with exception, and we will talk about that when we get to importing from the commons or direct share. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 206: Mastering Modules (:45)

Build your WebCampus course with confidence. Learn why modules are one of the best and most popular ways to design a WebCampus course. This workshop guides you through creating a module and adding content. Modules allow instructors to organize content to help control the flow of the course. Modules are used to organize course content by weeks, units, or a different organizational structure. Modules essentially create a one-directional linear flow of what students should do in a course. Each module can contain files, discussions, assignments, quizzes, and other learning materials. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 207: Syllabus and Course Summary (:45)

The Syllabus in WebCampus provides you a place to upload your syllabus so students can find it easily. You can customize the student view of the syllabus to any extent from simply providing a link to the syllabus file or very engaging by using html coding to include your entire syllabus divided into tabs for the student to see. Whatever level of customization, the syllabus tool makes it easy to communicate to your students exactly what will be required of them throughout the course in chronological order through the Course Summary section of the page. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 208: Managing Files (:30)

Files can house course files, assignments, syllabi, readings, or other documents, as well as profile pictures and user-specific files. Instructors can lock folders and files so they can only be viewed by direct links or only unlock on a specific date. Learn how to place files in Modules, Assignments, or Pages. (30 minutes)

WebCampus 209: Course Settings (:45)

Learn how to apply an image to your course card on the dashboard. Modify your course navigation to create a seamless experience for you and your students. See all of the optional settings in your courses. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 210: Communication Methods (:45)

Investigate the various methods available to communicate with your students while maintaining a presence in your course. Topics include: Inbox, Announcements, and Chat.

The 300 series workshops are designed to prepare participants to utilize the full functionality in WebCampus

WebCampus 301: Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys (:60)

Dive into the WebCampus Quiz and Survey tools. Learn the basics needed to start using quizzes and surveys in your WebCampus course during this workshop. We also cover the various types of questions you can make, question banks, surveys, and how it all appears in the Gradebook. (60 minutes)

WebCampus 302: Assignments (:60)

Discover the ease of assignment creation in WebCampus. In this workshop, learn the workflow of assignment creation for many different types of assignments, both graded and ungraded. You will also learn how to edit multiple due and availability dates at once. (60 minutes)

WebCampus 303: Discussion Forums (:45)

Explore the Discussion Board feature in WebCampus. Learn how to create discussions, group blogging, and journaling using the Discussion Board in this workshop. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 304: Roll Call Attendance and Managing Group Work (:45)

Use the built-in attendance tool in WebCampus, Roll Call, to track attendance in your class. Empower your students to work effectively in team projects. In this workshop, learn how Groups in WebCampus will promote collaboration in group projects. Learn how to monitor, evaluate, assess, and advise students through completion of their project. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 305: Grading Submissions (:60)

The simplicity of the WebCampus Gradebook will make you excited to start grading. Learn tips and tricks to make grading easier than ever during this workshop. Investigate how easy it is to leave feedback for your students. (60 minutes)

WebCampus 306: Organizing your Gradebook (:60)

Keep your grade book organized and easily apply weights to assignments and assignment groups. Filter the grade book to see the progress of select student(s). View results from Turnitin. (60 minutes)

WebCampus 307: WebCampus Analytics (:30)

Keep apprised of what has been happening in your course using built-in analytics. Also learn about quiz statistics that are available. (30 minutes)

WebCampus 308: Master Courses, The Commons, and Sharing Content (:45)

Are you teaching more than one section of a course or do you teach the same course each semester? Become more efficient by creating one master course that you can copy into multiple sections. A department can standardize the materials in a course while allowing instructors to personalize their content, due dates, and gradebook. Find out how to leverage the Commons to share content with your colleagues. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 309: Badging in WebCampus (:60)

Teachers can create digital badges within WebCampus, and associate those badges with the completion of modules in their course. Teachers will be able to easily see the progress of students in their course and export badging data. Additionally, students can view a privacy-protected class leaderboard to see how they compare to their classmates. (60 minutes)

WebCampus 310: Guiding Students with Mastery Paths (:60)

The WebCampus Mastery Paths feature allows you or a course designer to customize learning experiences to students based on student performance. With Mastery Paths, you identify activities for each student’s learning path and differentiate assignments for required learning, optional learning, or choosing their own content and assignments within a specific path, which helps them achieve course mastery. (60 minutes)

WebCampus 311: Assignment Groups and Weighted Grading (:45)

Learn how to utilize assignment groups in WebCampus to apply weighted grading to your course. You will also learn how assignment groups can be used to drop scores from the gradebook, based on your settings. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 312: Rubrics (:30)

Create rubrics to set expectations for coursework and to provide a consistent grading structure for assignments. Learn how to create a rubric in WebCampus and attach it to an assignment and/or discussion forum. You will also learn how rubrics can be used for grading. This workshop does NOT cover the pedagogy behind creating a rubric. PREREQUISITE: You must know how to create assignments and/or discussions. This workshop will NOT cover the creation of assignments or discussions. (30 minutes)

WebCampus 313: Peer Review in WebCampus (:45)

You can have your students provide feedback to each other on their submitted assignments directly in WebCampus. The peer review option on assignments makes use of the same tools for detailed online annotation available through Speedgrader. You can choose to assign students by name to review each other's work, or have reviews randomly distributed with a single click.  This randomization process can be set up ahead of time, so it happens automatically after all original assignments have been submitted. You will be able to see which reviews have been completed from the Peer Review area of the assignment, and click to view them. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 314: Student Groups in WebCampus (:45)

Empower your students to work effectively in team projects. In this workshop, learn how Groups in WebCampus will promote collaboration in group projects. Learn how to monitor, evaluate, assess, and advise students through completion of their project. You will also learn how to turn an assignment into a group assignment. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 315: Attendance in WebCampus (:30)

Use the built-in attendance tool in WebCampus, Roll Call, to track attendance in your class. The Roll Call Attendance feature in WebCampus allows instructors to indicate who was present, absent, and tardy for each class session. You will learn how a student’s attendance grade is automatically adjusted each time you take attendance in the class. (30 minutes)​

 

The 400 series workshop is a combination of all 100, 200, and 300 level workshops.

WebCampus 401: WebCampus Boot Camp (16 hours - (2) 8 hour days)

Be ready to take your course from empty shell to student-ready in this intensive, hands-on, 2-day workshop. This 2 day intensive, hands-on workshop covers WebCampus 101, 201-204, 301-307, and 502-503 WebCampus U curriculum. This will take place over 2 consecutive days, 8 hours per day, including breaks and 1 hour lunch (on your own). (16 hours)

This workshop will run 8:30 am – 4:30 pm for 2 consecutive days. A continental breakfast, beverages, and snacks will be available. Three 10 minute breaks will be taken each day, along with a 1 hour break for lunch. Lunch will be on your own. The room will be closed and locked during the lunch break.

Note: Placeholder materials will be available in the workshop, but it will be more efficient if you bring your own materials on a flash drive.

WebCampus  402: WebCampus Essentials (4 hours)

This ½ day, hands-on, intensive course will cover WebCampus 101, 201-204: The Basics, Course Settings and Modules, Communication and Syllabus, Creating Pages and Setting Your Homepage, WebCampus Calendar. (4 hours)

This workshop will run 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. A continental breakfast, beverages, and snacks will be available. Two 10 minute breaks will be provided.

Note: Placeholder materials will be available in the workshop, but it will be more efficient if you bring your own materials on a flash drive.

WebCampus 403: WebCampus Content (7 hours)

This ¾ day, hands-on, intensive workshop will cover WebCampus 301-304, 501-503, 507: Tests, Quizzes and Surveys, Assignments and Rubrics, Discussion Forums, Roll Call Attendance and Managing Group Work, Respondus Test Creator, Respondus LockDown Browser, TurnItIn Plagiarism Detection, Leveraging Google in WebCampus. This will take place over 7 hours, including breaks and 1 hour lunch (on your own). (7 hours)

This workshop will run 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. A continental breakfast, beverages, and snacks will be available. Three 10 minute breaks will be provided, along with a 1 hour break for lunch. Lunch will be on your own. The room will be closed and locked during the lunch break.

Although there is not a prerequisite to this workshop, you will be expected to have a working knowledge of Modules in WebCampus .

Note: Placeholder materials will be available in the workshop, but it will be more efficient if you bring your own materials on a flash drive.

The 500 series workshops are designed to prepare participants to utilize the integrated learning applications (LTIs) within WebCampus

WebCampus 501: Respondus Quiz and Exam Creator (:60)

Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to WebCampus. Exams can be created offline using a Windows environment or by importing questions from Microsoft Word or Excel. (60minutes)

WebCampus 502: Respondus LockDown Browser (:60)

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within WebCampus to help prevent cheating during online exams. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 503: Turnitin Plagiarism Detection (:45)

Learn how to utilize a large database of content to identify plagiarized content in your student's papers. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 507: Leveraging Google in WebCampus (:45)

Leverage the power of Google Docs as it is integrated within WebCampus to provide a collaborative environment in which to share ideas and provide ongoing feedback with students. (45 minutes)

WebCampus 508: Using WebEx in WebCampus (:45)

Schedule online class meetings directly in WebCampus. Create virtual appointment slots with your students in WebCampus. This feature is not available to graduate students, regardless if they are teach a course. (45 minutes)

Other Classroom Technology Support Resources

Panopto Support and Training: https://www.it.unlv.edu/classroom-technology/lecture-capture

WebEx Support and Training: https://www.it.unlv.edu/classroom-technology/video-conferencing

 

Online Education Professional Development

The Office of Online Education offers professional development for instructors interested in improving their teaching practices in digital learning environments. Upcoming workshops can be found on the Teach Online events calendar.