Faculty Workshops Available

Faculty Workshops

At IVC, we offer several classes for faculty. Many of these courses deal specifically with Canvas, the Learning Management System that is used here at IVC.

Below is a list of currently offered classes. Each class is approximately 2 hours long and takes place in the Library in room LIB 201.

To enroll in a class, please click on Workshops Calendar at the top of the screen or one of the Upcoming Workshops on the right. There you can enroll in a specific class which allows your instructor to prepare all class specific material.

If you do not see a class in our list, please click on the Request Training link on the right. This will allow you to request classes.

If you have any questions, please contact the Instructional Technologist listed at the right.

Canvas - Getting Started

Come join us as we explore Canvas. This first course in the series, focuses on How to Get Started with Canvas. Get your questions answered. • What does Canvas do for me and my class? • Can I use Canvas if I do not have an Online or Hybrid class? • How does Canvas help me provide better instruction to my students? • What can I do in Canvas? • Where can I find out information about Canvas? • And many other questions After the class, Tim Van Norman, our new Instructional Technologist, will assist you in working on your course. Please sign up, so we know how many people will be attending.

Canvas - Setting up a Course

Come join us as we explore Canvas. This second course in the series, focuses on How to setup your course in Canvas. Bring your syllabus and any files you have for your course. We will be covering the following topics: • Organizing your course • Uploading files • Setting up basic assignments • Setting up basic quizzes • Organizing your course with modules • Using Canvas to create your syllabus • And more After the class, Tim Van Norman, our new Instructional Technologist, will assist you in working on your course. Please sign up, so we know how many people will be attending.

Canvas - Interacting with your students

Come join us as we explore Canvas. This third course in the series, focuses on How Canvas helps you interact with your students. We will be covering the following topics: • Announcements • Discussions • Email through Canvas • Conferences • Collaborations • Chats • And more After the class, Tim Van Norman, our new Instructional Technologist, will assist you in working on your course. Please sign up, so we know how many people will be attending.

Canvas - Beyond the basic Assignment

Come join us as we explore Canvas. This fourth course in the series, focuses on the many tools available to you through Canvas Assignments. We will be covering the following topics: • Organizing Assignment Groups • Providing advanced descriptions to your assignments • Setting up student groups • Rubrics • TurnItIn • Assignment Accessibility • And more After the class, Tim Van Norman, our new Instructional Technologist, will assist you in working on your course. Please sign up, so we know how many people will be attending.

Canvas - Assessing your students' knowledge

Come join us as we explore Canvas. This fifth course in the series, focuses on the many tools available to assist you in ensuring your students have the knowledge you are trying to convey to them. We will be covering the following topics: • Difference between an Assignment and a Quiz • Quiz Banks • Respondus • Proctoring Quizzes and Exams • Moderating Quizzes • And more After the class, Tim Van Norman, our new Instructional Technologist, will assist you in working on your course. Please sign up, so we know how many people will be attending.

Canvas - Automatically Measuring your Course Effectiveness

Come join us as we explore Canvas. This fourth course in the series, focuses on how you can measure your course effectiveness automatically through Canvas. Yes, this will deal with Outcomes and SLOs. We will be covering the following topics: • Outcomes vs. SLOs • Creating Outcomes • Integrating Outcomes into course material • Seeing the results of Outcomes • And more After the class, Tim Van Norman, our new Instructional Technologist, will assist you in working on your course. Please sign up, so we know how many people will be attending.