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Multimodal Learning

Faculty Workshop Descriptions

CAN101 Intro to Canvas: Learn to customize your Canvas course details, create a profile, and update your settings and notifications.  You will also learn how to upload documents and create assignments.

CAN104 Save Time Grading - Canvas Assignments, Rubrics and SpeedGrader:  Learn how to save time grading, by using assignments with online submissions, Canvas rubric tools and weighted grades.  Let the SpeedGrader work for you, by using the inline grading tools.

CAN107 Turnitin – Plagiarism Detection: Learn how to create Turnitin assignments using the new interface. Take advantage of the Turnitin Feedback Studio for efficient grading.

CAN124 Organize Your Course With Modules: Simplify the navigation and organization of your course for students with the use of modules. Modules hold assignments, files, web links, and wiki pages. They can be locked or require sequential completion.

CAN125 Universal Design & Accessibility: Learn how to design your course with accessibility and usability in mind.  Universal design benefits all students and provides a framework of best practices to help you deliver a successful online course.

CAN126 Panopto Lecture Capture (Intro):  Participants will explore the Panopto interface, getting hands-on instruction on how to record a lecture that includes video, audio and presentation slides.  They will also learn basic editing and how to add recorded sessions to their Canvas courses

CAN128 Planning & Designing an Online Course: This session covers best practices in planning and designing online courses. Course design must answer questions such as how will students access course content, what types of learning exercises will be provided to encourage student-content interaction, how will the teacher communicate and interact with students, and how will students interact with one another.

CAN129 Online Tests in Canvas (Beginning): In this workshop, you will learn how to add tests in Canvas, how to create test groups for question banks, and select questions from different groups for your quizzes and exams.

CAN 130 Advanced Online Tests & Respondus (Advanced): During this hands‐on workshop, you will learn to use some of the advanced features of Respondus, such as linking question banks from publishers and adding media content to your quizzes and exams.

CAN131 Panopto Lecture Capture (Advanced): Participants will deepen their abilities using the Panopto interface, getting hands-on instruction on advanced editing techniques, sharing recordings, using multiple sources, utilizing the assignment feature, including quizzes inside recordings and auto-generated speech-to-text captions.

CAN133 Lecture Capture Best Practices: This workshop will offer best practices for creating compelling lecture capture videos for your courses, examining details such as lighting, backgrounds, audio, and technical settings, as well as tips on how to organize content, improve speaking style, and minimize fillers.

CAN135 Intro to Multimodal Learning: This workshop for new faculty at CWU will introduce participants to the resources provided through the Office of Multimodal Learning, the tools available in our Canvas learning management system, and the instructional technologies and services provided by the Multimodal Education Center.

CAN137 MediaAMP/Modalis Streaming Media Manager: This Canvas streaming media workshop is for instructors who want their students to be able to upload video assignments, and/or to incorporate pre-existing library or third-party video or audio into their Canvas course. The workshop will cover how to:

• Activate current MediaAMP Tool in Canvas
• Request MediaAMP Student Contributor role for students
• Upload media using the MediaAMP Media Manager
• Embed streaming media into a Canvas Content page
• Create a Playlist or Collection

CAN138 The Ins and Outs of using eTexts: In this workshop, you'll learn about open source textbooks and Direct Digital Access. OpenStax ( publishes free, professionally reviewed, open source textbooks for a variety of popular general education courses. Direct Digital Access (also called All Inclusive Access) is a model in which students get access to an etext and online content for a fee less than buying the text and online content a la carte. The physics department is using each of these options in different courses and will be sharing ideas on how to effectively use each type of resource.

CAN139 Web Conferencing in Canvas: Explore the various web conferencing options available through Canvas – Bb Ultra, Bb Collaborate and Conferences. Learn which tool is best for what you want to do.

CAN140 Creating Accessible Documents: Create documents that everyone can use. This interactive, hands-on workshop covers the process of creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Learn how to select accessible fonts and colors, apply heading structure, add alternative text to images, properly convert your accessible Word document to PDF, and much more! Computer stations with all necessary software are provided.

OneSearch: How to use OneSearch, the Library catalog. OneSearch offers our users major advantages: 1) unifying book and journal searches, 2) streamlining Summit and Interlibrary Loan functions within the system, and 3) providing access to millions of articles and reports that were previously unavailable.

Qualtrics Surveys for Courses: Learn how to use Qualtrics, the robust survey creation software available to all faculty, and discuss ways it can be integrated into traditional, hybrid, and online courses.




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