First Annual Canvas Conference @ ISU (Oct. 18)

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Canvas by Instructure logo Would your course benefit from all section instructors using the same information? Do you seek ways for students to collaborate through video in Canvas? If so, join representatives from Canvas and CELT staff for the engaging first annual Canvas conference @ ISU on Thursday, October 18

Kick Off Session with Canvas Customer Success Rep, Ryan Jacobson

(9:30-10 a.m., 206 Durham Center) Ryan will be discussing the Canvas Roadmap of future releases and giving an overview of Canvas mobile apps.

The Power of Blueprint and You!

(10-11:30 a.m., 206 Durham Center) Do you work with a group to create course materials? Would your course benefit from all section instructors using the same information? Or maybe you are in charge of a large enrollment course and want all students to have a consistent experience. Use of a Blueprint course might be the Canvas tool that allows you to quit spending so much time on course administration and gets you back to teaching! If any of these things describe you, please come hear more about Blueprint by learning from CELT experts and fellow instructors at Iowa State have implemented this process and saved time while doing it.

Amazing Arc: Engaging Students to Actively Collaborate through Video

(1-2:30 p.m., 206 Durham Center) Arc is an innovative video tool. Canvas product manager, CELT staff, and advanced Arc users will show examples of using Arc tools in their courses. Additional tools to be covered are the new screen recorder with editing capabilities, creating and editing video captioning as well as downloading Arc caption files to reuse in other video hosting services. Additional topics include best practices for facilitating video commenting and discussions as wells as how to reflect Arc assignments in the grade book and reading Arc analytics to look for problem areas that be addressed with redesigning your Arc video assignments.


To participate in one or more of these programs, register via this Canvas Conference @ISU Qualtrics weblink.