Training

Information Technology Services is offering several NEW and IMPROVED Canvas training sessions.

To sign up for Canvas training, sign in to HRIS

  1. Under Employee Self Service, select Learning and Development.
  2. Select KSU Training Enrollment.
  3. Locate the course you want, and click View Available Sessions.
  4. Click on the session you would like to attend.
  5. Verify your personal information and then click Continue.

All trainings require a minimum of 5 participants, or the training will be canceled.

Discover the Power of Canvas

Discover the Power of Canvas is a face-to-face training class that will: explore the navigation, start a new course, and cover the communication tools within Canvas. Each class will consist of one hour of instruction followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. 

Registration is required, so sign up for the course in HRIS. Attendees should bring their laptop with them so they can access Canvas. All Discover the Power of Canvas classes will be in Hale 301a.

DateTimeTopicStatus
04/20/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of Canvas

CANCELED

04/28/20152:30PM-4PMDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
05/18/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
06/01/20152:30PM-4PMDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
06/09/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
06/23/20152:30PM-4PMDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
07/20/201510:30AM-Noon Discover the Power of CanvasOpen
07/27/20151:30PM-3PMDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
08/03/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
08/10/20152:30PM-4PMDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen

Designing Canvas Content

Designing Canvas Content is a face-to-face training class that will teach participants how to: start a new course, add content from K-State Online Classic, and learn how to use the Pages tool. Each class will consist of one hour of instruction followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. 

Registration is required, so sign up for the course in HRIS. Attendees should bring their laptop with them so they can access Canvas. All Designing Canvas Content classes will be in Hale 301a.

DateTimeTopicStatus
04/21/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Canvas Content

Open

04/29/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
05/19/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
06/02/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
06/10/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
06/24/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
07/21/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
07/28/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
08/04/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Canvas ContentOpen
08/11/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Canvas ContentOpen

Developing Canvas Assignments

Developing Canvas Assignments is a face-to-face training class that will teach participants how to: create an assignment, create a quiz, and add questions to an existing quiz. Each class will consist of one hour of instruction followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.

Registration is required, so sign up for the course in HRIS. Attendees should bring their laptop with them so they can access Canvas. All Developing Canvas Assignments classes will be in Hale 301a.

DateTimeTopicStatus
04/22/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas Assignments

CANCELED

04/30/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
05/20/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
06/03/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
06/11/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
06/25/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
07/22/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
07/29/20151:30PM-3PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
08/05/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
08/12/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen

Assessment Training

High-quality assessment is the first step in improving student learning. The self-paced Student Learning Assessment in Canvas training will teach you how to: set up outcomes, use rubrics, create question banks, and how to track and improve student learning.

K-State Online powered by Canvas offers several assessment tools you can use to track and improve student learning in your courses. To ensure that your assessments are set up correctly in Canvas, K-State’s Office of Assessment is offering Course Assessment and Program Assessment training.

Registration is required, so sign up for the courses in HRIS. Attendees should bring their laptop with them so they can access Canvas. All training classes will be in Hale 301a.

DateTimeTopicStatus
07/16/201510:30AM-11:30AMCourse AssessmentOpen
08/13/201510:30AM-11:30AMProgram AssessmentOpen

Mediasite Training

Mediasite Overview Training will teach participants how to: create robust video presentations, manage and archive videos, and provide better video distribution. All Mediasite training will be held in Hale 407. Computers will be available in the classroom. Registration is not required.

DateTimeTopicStatus
05/21/20152:30PM-4PMMediasite OverviewOpen
06/04/20152:30PM-4PMMediasite OverviewOpen
07/16/20152:30PM-4PMMediasite OverviewOpen
08/13/20152:30PM-4PMMediasite OverviewOpen

Help Sessions

Walk-In Help Sessions

Walk-In Help Sessions will be available throughout the year for questions and answers and specific assistance with Canvas functionality. Mediasite and Office of Assessment help will also be available during the sessions. Help will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Attendees should bring their laptops and storage devices with them. You do not need to sign-up for the walk-in sessions. All Walk-In Help Sessions will be in the K-State Student Union, Staterooms 1 & 2.

DateTimeTopicStatus
05/01/20159:30AM-11:30AMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
05/22/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
05/22/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
06/05/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
06/05/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
06/29/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
06/29/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
06/30/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
06/30/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/01/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/01/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/13/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/13/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/14/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/14/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/15/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/15/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/17/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/17/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/24/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
07/24/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/07/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/07/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/17/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/17/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/18/201510:30AM-NoonWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/18/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/19/201510:30AM-Noon Walk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/19/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/20/201510:30AM-Noon Walk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/20/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/21/201510:30AM-Noon Walk-In Help SessionsOpen
08/21/20152:30PM-4PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen

Personalized Help Session

One-on-one help sessions are now available for instructors upgrading their courses to K-State Online powered by Canvas. Instructors can schedule an appointment to meet with a Canvas expert to review their course and answer questions. To schedule a one-on-one help session, fill out this Service-Now formA Canvas expert will contact you to schedule a help session.

Instructor Training Guides

Canvas Guides is the online help site for instructors using Canvas.  These guides are the up-to-date guides provided by Canvas.  For help on K-State specific items such as migration from K-State Online Classic or how to Publish grades to KSIS, please see the K-State Canvas FAQs

The site is searchable and provides step-by-step lessons on how to use Canvas. The online lessons are continually updated and many of the lessons include videos. The downloadable PDF manuals are updated with every release.