Training

Information Technology Services is offering several 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.

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
02/03/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOnly a few seats left
02/16/20152:30PM-4PMDiscover the Power of CanvasOnly a few seats left
03/04/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
03/30/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
04/15/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
04/20/201510:30AM-NoonDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen
04/28/20152:30PM-4PMDiscover the Power of CanvasOpen

Designing Course Content

Designing Course 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 Course Content classes will be in Hale 301a.

DateTimeTopicStatus
02/04/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Course ContentOnly a few seats left
02/17/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Course ContentOpen
03/05/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Course ContentOpen
03/24/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Course ContentOpen
03/31/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Course ContentOpen
04/07/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Course ContentOpen
04/16/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Course ContentOpen
04/21/201510:30AM-NoonDesigning Course ContentOpen
04/29/20152:30PM-4PMDesigning Course 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
02/05/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOnly a few seats left
02/18/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
03/06/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
03/25/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
04/01/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
04/08/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
04/17/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
04/22/201510:30AM-NoonDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen
04/30/20152:30PM-4PMDeveloping Canvas AssignmentsOpen

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 laptop with them so their course can be easily accessed. 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
02/06/20159AM-11AMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
02/13/20151:30PM-3:30PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
03/13/20159:30AM-11:30AMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
03/27/20151:30PM-3:30PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
04/10/20159:30AM-11:30AMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
04/24/20151:30PM-3:30PMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen
05/01/20159:30AM-11:30AMWalk-In Help SessionsOpen

Mediasite Overview Training

Mediasite Overview Training will teach participants how to: create robust video presentations, manage and archive videos, and provide better video distribution.

More training sessions are coming soon.

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
02/03/20152:30PM-3:30PMCourse AssessmentOpen
02/04/20152:30PM-3:30PMProgram AssessmentOpen
03/10/20151:30PM-2:30PMCourse AssessmentOpen
03/11/20151:30PM-2:30PMProgram AssessmentOpen
04/07/201510:30AM-11:30AMProgram AssessmentOpen
04/09/201510:30AM-11:30AMCourse AssessmentOpen

 

Instructor Training Guides

Canvas Guides is the online help site for instructors using Canvas. 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.