LDT Training Workshops
Learning Design and Technology (LDT) hosts training workshops throughout each semester. Links to recorded sessions are provided below, so you can view them at your convenience.
- Canvas – Getting Started
This session gives you an overview of the Canvas system, which is the Learning Management System used at Maryville. You will learn the basics of Canvas and what tools are available within Canvas.
- Canvas – Preparing To Teach Online
This session gives you an overview of tasks faculty need to complete within their courses prior to an online course starting. Topics covered include: reviewing course content, uploading a syllabus, setting due dates, posting announcements, and setting your profile.
- Canvas – Materials
This session focuses on how to build a course in Canvas. Specific tools covered include Modules, Files, and Syllabus.
- Canvas – Assessment
This session focuses on how to create and manage assessments within Canvas. Specific tools covered include Assignments, Rubrics, Peer Review, Grades, SpeedGrader, Attendance.
- Canvas – Communication
This session discusses how to use the Canvas tools to effectively to communicate with students. Specific tools discussed include Conversations (Canvas email), Announcements, and Discussions.
- Canvas – Collaboration
This session discusses how to use the Canvas tools to have meaningful collaborations between students and teachers AND between students and students. Specific tools discussed include Conferences, Collaborations, Groups, and Pages.
- Canvas – Quizzes
This session provides an overview of how to create, manage, and grade quizzes within Canvas. In addition, the options for creating quizzes (publisher packs, Respondus, Quizzes Canvas tool) will be discussed.
- Canvas – ePortfolios
This session provides an overview of the ePortfolio Canvas tool. In addition, users will learn different methods for using ePortfolio in the classroom.
- Canvas – Outcomes
This session focuses on how to build learning objectives within Canvas and how to use them to assess students. In addition, the MagicMarker app, which allows instructors to assess student’s mastery of learning objectives via the iPad, will be discussed.
- Canvas – Mobile
This session focuses on how to use the free Canvas apps (Canvas and SpeedGrader) and the Panopto (lecture capture) app effectively in the classsroom.
Other Instructional Technologies
- Locate tutorials on the link below.
- Skype for Business (& Office 365)
This session provided an overview of Office 365 (provided to all faculty & staff) and then goes into detail on how to use Skype for Business to host online meetings/webinars at a distance.
- MU Sites (Web Hosting)
This session provides an in-depth look at MU Sites, a web hosting solution available to all students and faculty. This tutorial demonstrates how to sign up for an account, choose a domain name, install wordpress, and begin customizing your website.
This session provides an in-depth look at Qualtrics, Maryville’s survey creation tool. All faculty staff, and students are allowed a Qualtrics account. Topics covered during this session include Setting Up an Account, Creating Survey Questions, Customizing a Survey, Distributing a Survey, and Analyzing Survey Results.