Professional Development

Courses and Workshops

1 Canvas Academy Designer's Monday - 1 Creating Course Continuity

This is one of five sessions offered for the first day of May and August Canvas Academies. Creating Course Continuity will take you on an engaging road trip through your course and other courses to visualize elements of Quality Matters standards to create consistency and continuity.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am Creating Course Continuity
10:30–11:30am    Weekly Module Overview
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Assignment Worksheet
1:30-2:30pm Designing a Home Page
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Time

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

1 Canvas Academy Designer's Monday - 2 Weekly Module Overview

This is one of five sessions offered for the first day of May and August Canvas Academies. You will apply the Quality Matters standards to construct a Weekly Module Overview to organize the content of the module to inform the students of the learning expectations.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am Creating Course Continuity
10:30–11:30am    Weekly Module Overview
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Assignment Worksheet
1:30-2:30pm Designing a Home Page
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Time

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

1 Canvas Academy Designer's Monday - 3 Assignment Worksheet

This is one of five sessions offered for the first day of May and August Canvas Academies. You will apply the Quality Matters standards to construct Assignment Worksheets that communicate purpose for authentic student learning.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am Creating Course Continuity
10:30–11:30am    Weekly Module Overview
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Assignment Worksheet
1:30-2:30pm Designing a Home Page
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Time

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

1 Canvas Academy Designer's Monday - 4 Designing a Home Page

This is one of five sessions offered for the first day of May and August Canvas Academies. You will apply the Quality Matters standards to Design a Home Page that provides quick and pertinent information to the student in an inviting way.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am Creating Course Continuity
10:30–11:30am    Weekly Module Overview
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Assignment Worksheet
1:30-2:30pm Designing a Home Page
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Time

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

1 Canvas Academy Designer's Monday - 5 Aspire Open Session

This is one of five sessions offered for the first day of May and August Canvas Academies. The day ends with the Aspire Open Session. If you understand the definition of aspire, you will shift your learning towards modifying, improving, and implementing your hopes and ambitions to achieve change in your course and student learning. In other words, play time.

No pre-registration is required. All are welcome to attend even if you did not attend earlier sessions.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

9:00-10:15am Creating Course Continuity
10:30–11:30am    Weekly Module Overview
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Assignment Worksheet
1:30-2:30pm Designing a Home Page
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

No pre-registration is required.

  • Monday, August 8, 2:30–4:30pm, Tama Hall 109

2 Canvas Academy Lights, Camera, Action Tuesday - 1 The Value of Video

This is one of five sessions offered for the second day of May and August Canvas Academies. Whether you know a little or a lot about video we'd love for you to join us in a melding of ideas the visual way. In the Value of Video session, you will discuss the how, when and where to incorporate video into your class.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am The Value of Video
10:30–11:30am    The Wonders of Panopto
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Canvas Created Video
1:30-2:30pm Lights, Camera, Engagement
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

2 Canvas Academy Lights, Camera, Action Tuesday - 2 The Wonders of Panopto

This is one of five sessions offered for the second day of May and August Canvas Academies. Whether you know a little or a lot about video we'd love for you to join us in a melding of ideas the visual way. Come use a video capturing tool called Panopto to create and deliver video for your students that can stand alone or integrate with Canvas in The Wonders of Panopto.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am The Value of Video
10:30–11:30am    The Wonders of Panopto
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Canvas Created Video
1:30-2:30pm Lights, Camera, Engagement
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

2 Canvas Academy Lights, Camera, Action Tuesday - 3 Canvas Created Video

This is one of five sessions offered for the second day of May and August Canvas Academies. In the Canvas Created Video session you will work with the built-in video option of Canvas that allows you to record video directly within Canvas or upload video any time you use the Rich Content Editor. This option is also available to provide video or audio feedback to student while grading. (A camera or microphone is needed after this session to use this feature.)

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am The Value of Video
10:30–11:30am    The Wonders of Panopto
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Canvas Created Video
1:30-2:30pm Lights, Camera, Engagement
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

2 Canvas Academy Lights, Camera, Action Tuesday - 4 Lights, Camera, Engagement

This is one of five sessions offered for the second day of May and August Canvas Academies. It’s all about the students in the Lights, Camera, Engagement session. Come explore ways that students can create video using Panopto or Canvas video to demonstrate their learning. This session will cover beyond the ""how"" to use the tools.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:15am The Value of Video
10:30–11:30am    The Wonders of Panopto
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Canvas Created Video
1:30-2:30pm Lights, Camera, Engagement
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

2 Canvas Academy Lights, Camera, Action Tuesday - 5 Aspire Open Session

This is one of five sessions offered for the second day of May and August Canvas Academies. The day ends with the Aspire Open Session. If you understand the definition of aspire, you will shift your learning towards modifying, improving, and implementing your hopes and ambitions to achieve change in your course and student learning. In other words, play time.

No pre-registration is required. All are welcome to attend even if you did not attend earlier sessions.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

9:00-10:15am The Value of Video
10:30–11:30am    The Wonders of Panopto
11:30-12:15pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:15-1:15pm Canvas Created Video
1:30-2:30pm Lights, Camera, Engagement
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

No pre-registration is required.

  • Tuesday, August 9, 2:30–4:30pm, Tama Hall 109

3 Canvas Academy Appy Wednesday - 1 What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?

This is one of seven sessions offered for the third day of May and August Canvas Academies. Maybe you have heard of apps and wondered what they were about. Or, you have used a few and wonder how you could use them in Canvas. This first session will explore What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-9:45am What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?
10:00–11:00am    W.W. Norton Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Pearson Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Canvas Mobile App
11:15-12:15pm Turnitin App
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
1:00-2:00pm Ed Puzzle
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

3 Canvas Academy Appy Wednesday - 2 Canvas Mobile App

This is one of seven sessions offered for the third day of May and August Canvas Academies. Pearson Publishing has graciously offer to come share their publishing app. You will be able to see how this app works within Canvas to access their publishing materials without sending students out to the publisher’s external site to login. The Pearson Publisher App session will be helpful to those using Pearson’s materials or interested in using their materials in the future.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-9:45am What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?
10:00–11:00am    W.W. Norton Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Pearson Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Canvas Mobile App
11:15-12:15pm Turnitin App
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
1:00-2:00pm Ed Puzzle
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

3 Canvas Academy Appy Wednesday - 2 Pearson Publisher App

This is one of seven sessions offered for the third day of May and August Canvas Academies. Pearson Publishing has graciously offer to come share their publishing app. You will be able to see how this app works within Canvas to access their publishing materials without sending students out to the publisher’s external site to login. The Pearson Publisher App session will be helpful to those using Pearson’s materials or interested in using their materials in the future.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-9:45am What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?
10:00–11:00am    W.W. Norton Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Pearson Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Canvas Mobile App
11:15-12:15pm Turnitin App
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
1:00-2:00pm Ed Puzzle
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

3 Canvas Academy Appy Wednesday - 2 W.W. Norton Publisher App

This is one of seven sessions offered for the third day of May and August Canvas Academies. W.W. Norton Publishing has graciously offer to come share their publishing app. You will be able to see how this app works within Canvas to access their publishing materials without sending students out to the publisher’s external site to login. The W.W. Norton Publisher App session will be helpful to those using W.W. Norton’s materials or interested in using their materials in the future.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-9:45am What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?
10:00–11:00am    W.W. Norton Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Pearson Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Canvas Mobile App
11:15-12:15pm Turnitin App
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
1:00-2:00pm Ed Puzzle
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

3 Canvas Academy Appy Wednesday - 3 Turnitin App

This is one of seven sessions offered for the third day of May and August Canvas Academies. Turnitin Turnitin is a plagiarism checker and grading tool that provides for comments and rubric grading. Be one of the first to see and use Turnitin’s new Feedback Studio in the Turnitin App session.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-9:45am What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?
10:00–11:00am    W.W. Norton Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Pearson Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Canvas Mobile App
11:15-12:15pm Turnitin App
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
1:00-2:00pm Ed Puzzle
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

3 Canvas Academy Appy Wednesday - 4 EdPuzzle

This is one of seven sessions offered for the third day of May and August Canvas Academies. Come find out how EdPuzzle can add value to videos, including your own videos by engaging your students and track your students understanding.

This program is more a web2.0 tool than an app but such a cool option to use. Come find out about it.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-9:45am What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?
10:00–11:00am    W.W. Norton Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Pearson Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Canvas Mobile App
11:15-12:15pm Turnitin App
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
1:00-2:00pm Ed Puzzle
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

3 Canvas Academy Appy Wednesday - 5 Aspire Open Session

This is one of seven sessions offered for the third day of May and August Canvas Academies. The day ends with the Aspire Open Session. If you understand the definition of aspire, you will shift your learning towards modifying, improving, and implementing your hopes and ambitions to achieve change in your course and student learning. In other words, play time.

No pre-registration is required. All are welcome to attend even if you did not attend earlier sessions.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

9:00-9:45am What Are Apps and How Can I Use Them?
10:00–11:00am    W.W. Norton Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Pearson Publisher App
10:00–11:00am    Canvas Mobile App
11:15-12:15pm Turnitin App
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
1:00-2:00pm Ed Puzzle
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

No pre-registration is required.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2:00–4:30pm, Tama Hall 109

4 Canvas Academy Rubric Breakdown Thursday - 1 Rubrics, What Are They?

This is one of five sessions offered for the fourth day of May and August Canvas Academies. If you are not sure what a rubric is or don't understand what they do, then the first session, Rubrics What are They? would be a great place to start.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:00am Rubrics, What Are They?
10:15–11:15am    Create Rubrics within Canvas
11:15-12:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:00-12:45pm Add Institutional Outcomes to Rubrics
1:00-2:00pm Grading with Rubrics
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

4 Canvas Academy Rubric Breakdown Thursday - 2 Create Rubrics within Canvas

This is one of five sessions offered for the fourth day of May and August Canvas Academies. In this session your will Create Rubrics within Canvas.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:00am Rubrics, What Are They?
10:15–11:15am    Create Rubrics within Canvas
11:15-12:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:00-12:45pm Add Institutional Outcomes to Rubrics
1:00-2:00pm Grading with Rubrics
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

4 Canvas Academy Rubric Breakdown Thursday - 3 Add Institutional Outcomes to Rubrics

This is one of five sessions offered for the fourth day of May and August Canvas Academies. Take what you have learn in the prior session on creating rubrics, or use your prior knowledge of Canvas rubrics to Add Institutional Outcomes to Rubrics so you can assess on the institutional outcomes.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:00am Rubrics, What Are They?
10:15–11:15am    Create Rubrics within Canvas
11:15-12:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:00-12:45pm Add Institutional Outcomes to Rubrics
1:00-2:00pm Grading with Rubrics
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

4 Canvas Academy Rubric Breakdown Thursday - 4 Grading with Rubrics

This is one of five sessions offered for the fourth day of May and August Canvas Academies. Use prior knowledge of Canvas rubrics to apply in the Grading with Rubrics session.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

If you are unable to attend this meeting in person, you may attend via Zoom using this link: https://hawkeyecollege.zoom.us/j/3194154343

9:00-10:00am Rubrics, What Are They?
10:15–11:15am    Create Rubrics within Canvas
11:15-12:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:00-12:45pm Add Institutional Outcomes to Rubrics
1:00-2:00pm Grading with Rubrics
2:30-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

4 Canvas Academy Rubric Breakdown Thursday - 5 Aspire Open Session

This is one of five sessions offered for the fourth day of May and August Canvas Academies. The day ends with the Aspire Open Session. If you understand the definition of aspire, you will shift your learning towards modifying, improving, and implementing your hopes and ambitions to achieve change in your course and student learning. In other words, play time.

No pre-registration is required. All are welcome to attend even if you did not attend earlier sessions.

Full schedule of events can be found under Brobst Center/Canvas/Canvas Academy 2016.

9:00-10:00am Rubrics, What Are They?
10:15–11:15am    Create Rubrics within Canvas
11:15-12:00pm Lunch (provided to academy participants)
12:00-12:45pm Add Institutional Outcomes to Rubrics
1:00-2:00pm Grading with Rubrics
2:00-4:30pm Aspire Open Session

No pre-registration is required.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2:00–4:30pm, Tama Hall 109

5 Canvas Academy Fortuitous Friday

A day of fortuitous encounters and learning experiences to achieve unexpected or unanticipated outcomes. Bring an idea or topic you would like to discuss. We'll throw the ideas into the center and draw, or vote, to engage in discussion around the topic. Depending on how many come will determine our length and depth of dialogue.

No pre-registration is required.

  • Friday, August 12, 9:00am–12:00pm, Tama Hall 109

Canvas Basic Orientation +Content

This two hour session is intended for faculty teaching an online or hybrid course or want to substantially use Canvas for their face-to-face course. Training will cover posting the syllabus, setting up the gradebook, structuring the Canvas course, creating content, and grading and assessment. We can connect participants through ZOOM to join our session from a distance. Please contact Sarah Boldt, ext.1693, if you are interested in this option.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Canvas New Dashboard and Menu

A new look and feel to the Dashboard and Global Navigation Menu will happen for the summer semester beginning May 12, 2016. The change is to provide “a responsive user experience” and will allow the Course Navigation Menu to collapse on smaller screens. To experience this new user interface, come to this session where you can navigate the new environment prior to it going live.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation

New adjunct instructors are required to attend an orientation that includes:

  • Canvas learning management system (LMS) training
  • Instructional technology resources
  • Startup tips and professional development support available
  • Overview of adjunct and student handbooks and policies/procedures
  • Receive identification badge and parking pass
Attendees also need to register for a Canvas Basic Orientation +Content training session.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

New Full-Time Faculty Orientation

New full-time instructors are required to attend orientation activities August 15 and 16 that includes:

  • Human Resources orientation
  • Introduction to the campus portal (My Hawkeye)
  • Overview of teaching & learning expectations and new faculty induction
  • Syllabus/course design training
  • Instructional technology resources
  • Startup tips and professional development support available
  • Overview of faculty and student handbooks and policies/procedures.
Attendees also must register for a Canvas Basic Orientation +Content training session.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Brobst Center for Teaching and Learning Services

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Digital Resource Lab

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