Beginning this fall, Academic Technology for FAS will be offering Canvas training that goes beyond the basics of setting up and administering a course website. Designed as interactive workshops, these topical training sessions will cover more specialized elements of the Canvas learning management system that you may encounter as teaching staff member or course administrator.
Leveraging the Canvas Calendar for Common Course Tasks
The FAS Academic Technology Group's Brandon Bentley (senior instructional technologist) and Mike Hilborn (associate director, academic technology development) participated in a session at the 2016 IT Summit on Canvas use and adoption across Harvard schools.
By Daniel Jamous, Senior Instructional Technologist for FAS ATG
One of the benefits resulting from the adoption of the Canvas Learning Management System has been the integration with third-party tools.
An example of this is the Turning Technologies clicker registration app. For several years, many courses in FAS, particularly in the Sciences, have used Turning Technologies clickers in the classroom to make lectures more interactive and to gauge students’ understanding of the materials through polling. In… Read more about Using Clickers with Canvas
Are you interested in helping the FAS Academic Technology Group test out new tools for teaching and learning? Contact us to learn more about our expanded Spring pilots of VoiceThread, AnnotationsX, and Flashcards, each of which can be seamlessly integrated into your Canvas site.