Faculty Resources - Workshops

The Department of Instructional Technology offers a number of faculty development training workshops.  All courses are provided as needed and on demand in groups not to exceed 12.  Most all faculty development sessions will be delivered in Evans Hall, room 104.  Some sessions are one-on-one and delivered in the faculty member’s office.  Other sessions may be available upon request.

To inquire about a faculty development workshop, please contact Mr. Jacob Mills at millsj@hsu.edu or at 870.230.5846

Faculty development session schedule

Canvas 101: Introduction to Instructure-Canvas at Henderson State University
Are you new to Henderson or online teaching? This session will cover everything that you need to know to get started with Canvas at Henderson. This includes logging in, basic navigation and course creation/management.
Length of Session: 2 Hours
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Canvas 201:  Canvas Tests & Assessments
For those wanting to give quizzes or tests in Canvas, this session is for you.  Test and assessment creation and editing will be covered, and best practices will be discussed throughout the session.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Canvas 101

Canvas 202: Canvas Gradebook
Anyone wanting to use more advanced features in their grade book will want to attend this session.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Canvas 101

Canvas 203: Canvas Instructional Design Assistance
Using the correct tools is an important part of creating an outsanding online course.  This workshop will demonstrate best practices and ways to tailor your course to meet your desired goals.
Length of Session: Varies
Prerequisite Sessions: Canvas 101

Conferences 101:  Using Conferences/Big Blue Button
If you can’t meet in a regular classroom for a session, have you thought about using a virtual classroom?  Conferences in Canvas lets you talk with students and present material in an environment similar to a Skype or Google Hangouts setting.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Canvas 101

iPad 101: Using an iPad cart
Some locations on campus have access to iPad carts. This session will discuss what an iPad cart can offer, how to properly access and store the iPads, and some interesting apps that can be used.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Relay 101: Techsmith Relay
It is possible to record your screen in your office or a classroom lecture that can be shared through a web link. This session will cover how to access the program, make the recordings, and access the recordings.
Length of Session: 45 Minutes
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Relay 201: Mobile recording through Fuse
Relay can also be used through an Android or Apple mobile device. It uses the camera feature to record, and then it can be uploaded just like a normal Relay recording.
Length of Session: 45 minutes
Prerequisite Sessions: Relay 101

Studio 101: The essentials of Studio
Studio takes Techsmith Relay a step further. Although many on campus find that Relay has everything that they need, Studio can spice up your videos through video editing.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Relay 101

Smart 101: Using a Smartboard
Smartboards can be found in certain rooms around campus. For those that have access to them or want to learn more, this is the perfect session. We will discuss the various Smartboard types, how a Smartboard can be used, and discuss basic Smart notebook features.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Smart 201: Diving into Smart Notebook
Smart Notebook is the program specifically designed to work with a Smartboard. We will dive into more advanced features such as creating interactive activities and importing PowerPoints.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Smart 101

General inquiries may be sent to canvas@hsu.edu

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