Spring 2020 Training Workshops – Jan. 6 – 8, 2020

For instructors, TA’s and staff members who have not used Canvas before or who need to brush up on their skills, we offer three Canvas Basics workshops.  (See below)  Registration is now OPEN.  For more information and to register, visit https://mylearning.colostate.edu

  • How to design your course to match your pedagogy and learning objectives.
  • Which file formats to use so students can access your content.
  • How to take mobile device needs into your course design.
  • Upload and organize files in your Canvas course
  • Create Pages and Modules to present content to your students.
  • Use the built in dynamic Syllabus tool.

Date/Time: Mon. January 6, 2020, 10 am – noon, Clark C 143

  • Pedagogical assessment considerations.
  • The relationship between assignments and the Canvas grade book.
  • How to create a column in the grade book.
  • The options that are available when you create an assignment.
  • Rubric basics.
  • Perform subtotal calculations by assignment groups.
  • How to enter grades for your students.
  • Download a copy of your Canvas grade book.

Date/Time: Tues. Jan. 7, 2020, 10 am – noon, Clark C 143

  • How to give extra credit.
  • Weight your grades by assignment groups. g. Exams 50%, Papers 25%
  • Exclude a student from a course assignment.
  • Assign an assignment to certain students in your course.
  • Drop the lowest score in an assignment group.
  • Create a grading scheme for your course.
  • Calculate final letter grades for your students. At the end of the semester final grades can be imported into ARIESweb.


Register for training workshops at MyLearning with your CSU eID

In MyLearning:

  1. Top right click on grid icon.
  2. Click My Learning.
  3. Click Learning Library.
  4. In the search box type: canvas
  5. At the top of the course card click Enroll.
  6. To the right of the course click Register.
  7. Click Register.