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Canvas Training
In accordance with Article 40b of Local AFT 1521, an instructor must demonstrate LMS proficiency by receiving certification in the Learning Management System. If you are using Canvas for an online or hybrid class, you must be certified.

Canvas Training ("Introduction to Teaching with Canvas") will provide an overview of the basic tools in Canvas and prepare you for your online class. You will have access to a shell, learn the features of Canvas, and engage in actual exercises. In order to become certified, you must successfully complete the course with a score of 80% or more. Certification must be completed no later than seven (7) calendar days prior to the first day of the semester. There are three delivery methods for the training:

  • Online (Moderated)
    Two or three-week online class, facilitated by a trainer.

  • Face-to-Face
    One-day session, plus an additional week to complete exercises.

  • Self-Paced
    Ongoing, at your convenience, but registration is required.

Priority will be given to instructors teaching an online or hybrid class in the summer. Classes are limited to 20 students. Registration is required for all Canvas Training except the Drop-In Help sessions.

Please Note:
If you have used Canvas at another school, you do not need to take the LAVC training. However, you need to provide the DE Coordinator access to your website from the other school so she can confirm that you have taught using Canvas. She can be contacted at distanceed@lavc.edu.

Introduction to Canvas Training

Facilitated Online Training Sessions

More Dates to Be Published Soon

To register for any of the above, go to https://goo.gl/Y6yqrV
Google Calendar: https://goo.gl/tB18GI

Face-to-Face Training Sessions
One-day session, plus an additional week to complete exercises.

Introduction to Canvas
Friday, December 2nd, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Room: BJ 109

Introduction to Canvas
Tuesday, January 17, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: LARC 200

Introduction to Canvas
Tuesday, January 24, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: LARC 200

Advanced Canvas

The advanced course is designed for faculty who have already been trained in Canvas and have set up course shells. Topics will include discussion and assignment features, rubrics, groups, speed grader, implementing the OEI rubric for course design and using Canvas to interact more with your students through Adaptive Learning. Email Deanna at heikkidl@lavc.edu one week before the workshop if you would like a particular feature included.

Wednesay, January 25, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: LARC 200

More Dates to Follow

To register for any of the above, go to https://goo.gl/Y6yqrV
Google Calendar: https://goo.gl/tB18GI

Self-Paced Training

Ongoing

To register for any of the above, go to https://goo.gl/Y6yqrV
Google Calendar: https://goo.gl/tB18GI

Other Training and Help Sessions

  • Etudes-Canvas Migration Workshop
    One-hour workshop with instructions on migrating content from ETUDES to Canvas.
  • Canvas Drop-In Help
    Drop in to get answers to specific questions in Canvas. No registration required.

To register for any of the above, go to https://goo.gl/Y6yqrV
Google Calendar: https://goo.gl/tB18GII

Etudes/Canvas Migration Workshop and Canvas Drop-In Help


More Dates to Follow Soon

Links
To register for any of the above, go to https://goo.gl/Y6yqrV
Google Calendar: https://goo.gl/tB18GI

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