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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 September 20 through 28, we offer the following workshops:

September 20

Captioning in Panopto at 1 p.m. CST (online synchronous session)

One of the best ways to help improve accessibility in your course is to add and edit captions to your Panopto videos and lectures. This free, one-hour online workshop is designed to introduce faculty to captioning in Panopto. To read the full workshop description and register for this workshop, please visit our workshops page.

September 21

Canvas 101 at 9 a.m. CST (face-to-face in MNL 121)

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.

Canvas Lab at 10 a.m. (face-to-face in MNL 121)

This lab provides dedicated time for you to prepare your courses in Canvas with instructional designers and instructional technologies on-hand for assistance. Because this is an unstructured training, you may work on elements of your courses at your own pace. Windows computers are available for your use or you may bring your own device. To view the full description and register, 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.

September 24

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.

Content and Media in Canvas at 11:30 a.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.

September 26

Creating Tests in Canvas at 12:00 p.m. CST (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.

September 27

Canvas 101 at 12 p.m. CST (face-to-face in MNL 121)

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.

September 28

Captioning in Panopto at 9 a.m. CST (online synchronous session)

One of the best ways to help improve accessibility in your course is to add and edit captions to your Panopto videos and lectures. This free, one-hour online workshop is designed to introduce faculty to captioning in Panopto. To read the full workshop description and register for this workshop, please visit our workshops page.

How to record lecture with Panopto at 10 a.m. CST (online synchronous session)

Panopto is a lecture and screen capture software that can record your voice, video, PowerPoint, and any other software showing on your computer screen. In this free, one-hour training, you will learn how to get started with Panopto. To view the full description and register for this workshop, please visit our workshops page.