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Interested in learning more about Canvas and various teaching tools at UMKC? Join us for our free workshops! Our team of instructional designers and instructional technologists are available to answer your questions and help you use technology to enhance the learning experience for your students and manage your workload as instructors.

From October 8 through 12, we offer the following workshops:

October 9

Build Your Canvas Course 10:00 a.m. CST (online synchronous session)

Building your Canvas course from scratch may seem daunting, but we can help demystify the process for you. In this free, one-hour training, we show you how to build modules and pages, upload files, rearrange content, and more! To read the full description and register for this workshop, please visit our workshops page.

October 10

Canvas 101 at 9:30 a.m. CST (online synchronous session)

New to Canvas? In this free, one-hour workshop we discuss Canvas navigation and customization. To read the full workshop description and register for this workshop, please visit our workshops page.

Creating Tests in Canvas at 12 p.m. (online synchronous session)

Canvas offers the ability to administer tests without the hassle and cost of administering paper exams. In this free, one-hour training, you learn the basics of using Canvas to build tests in your courses. We also discuss some ways to discourage cheating in online testing environments. To learn more about this workshop and to register, please visit our workshops page.

Accessibility Open Lab at 12 p.m. (face-to-face in MNL 114)

Do you have concerns or questions about accessibility? Do you need help making videos, Word documents, PowerPoints, Excel files, or PDFs accessible? Come join our Accessibility Open Lab.

October 11

Content and Media in Canvas at 12:00 p.m. CST (online synchronous session)

Canvas has a simple, yet powerful, content editor that is available anytime for creating new content. In this free, one-hour workshop, we explore features of the Rich Content Editor to create text, embed video content and images, and check accessibility. To read the full workshop description and register for this workshop, please visit our workshops page.

Zoom – Web conferencing Tool in Canvas Overview at 2:00 p.m. CST (online synchronous session)

Zoom is a web conferencing software that allows users to schedule and attend online meetings with computers or mobile devices. Learn how to schedule and host Zoom meetings and manage and share recorded meetings. To learn more about this free, one-hour workshop and to register, please visit our workshops page.