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Instructional Continuity Plan Essentials

The workshop Instructional Continuity Plan Essentials introduces faculty to the technology, tools, and support systems needed to remotely connect to their students in case of an unanticipated campus closure. In this hands-on session, faculty will begin drafting an instructional contingency plan for one of their courses. The session will last approximately 90 minutes. Attendance is limited to 20 participants per session.

Dates and Times:

Monday, March 16 | 10:00 am -11:30 am  (Beck Lab)

Monday, March 16 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm  (Beck Lab)

Wednesday, March 18 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm  (Beck Lab)

Thursday, March 19 | 10:00 am -11:30 am (Beck Lab)

Thursday, March 19 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (Beck Lab)

Friday, March 20 | 10:00 am -11:30 am (Beck Lab)

 

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Instructional Continuity Plan Essentials-REMOTE Session

The Instructional Continuity Plan Essentials workshop will be offered remotely for faculty who are unable to attend the in-person session.  The remote session will take place in Canvas (participants will receive a special course invitation to join the session). The session will last approximately 45 minutes. 

Dates and Times:

March 12 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am (offered only remotely)

March 12 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (offered only remotely)

March 18 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (offered only remotely)
March 19 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (offered only remotely) 

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Getting started with CANVAS Studio 

Canvas Studio is a Canvas feature that allows instructors and students to actively engage with video.  Perfect for posting course lectures, instructors can upload videos to Studio and embed them in pages, assignments and discussions-almost anywhere in a Canvas course.  Studio has a built-in screen-recording feature and easy-to-use closed captioning.  Studio’s commenting feature allows students to engage with videos by posting “pop-up-video” style comments and instructors have the benefit of seeing how long each student has watched the video. 

Dates and Times:

March 16 | 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Beck Lab)

March 17 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Beck Lab)

March 17 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Beck Lab)

March 18 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Beck Lab) 

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Getting started with CANVAS Conferences 

Canvas Conferences (Big Blue Button) is the built-in teleconferencing tool in Canvas.  Conferences makes it easy to conduct synchronous (real-time) lectures for all or selected students in a course. Conferences allows users to broadcast real-time audio and video, demo applications, share presentation slides, or demo online resources.  Instructors can hold virtual office hours, conduct lectures, and hold real-time class discussions using Canvas Conferences. The Conferences tool includes whiteboarding, break-out rooms and chatting/messaging features.  Conferences can be recorded for students who are unable to attend live sessions.  

Dates and Times:

March 16 | 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm (Beck Lab)

March 17 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Beck Lab)

March 17 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Beck Lab)

March 18 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (offered only remotely) 

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Instructional Continuity Plan Essentials

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