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Summer 2014 Edition

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Summer 2014 Edition

Upcoming NUIT Events & Presentations

Canvas Training

As a new school approaches, workshops for Canvas, the University’s new Learning Management System, are filling up fast!

Choose from the following three workshop options:

Introduction to Canvas

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality that allows you to build and support engaging courses.

Moving from Blackboard to Canvas

Change doesn't have to be scary. In this workshop, instructors learn specific steps for moving course material from Blackboard to Canvas. You'll also learn the options and benefits of building your site from scratch. The workshop also addresses several alternatives to specific Blackboard features while exploring many of Canvas's engaging tools.

Participants in this workshop should already be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas by completing the Introduction to Canvas workshop.

Grading and Assignments in Canvas

In this hands-on workshop, you'll discover how much easier grading and creating assignments can be in Canvas. You'll learn tips and tricks on making assignments and grading easier than ever. Canvas will make you say, "I can't wait to start grading." 

Participants in this workshop should already be familiar with the basic features and functionality of Canvas by completing the Introduction to Canvas workshop.

To register for an event, visit the Canvas Workshops page. You can also learn more about the transition to Canvas.


Northwestern Box Webinar Sessions

Looking for a new way to share or store files and collaborate on documents with colleagues? Try Northwestern Box!

Register (NetID required) for one of the following sessions to learn how to use many of the key features of this new service:



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