Professional Development Workshops

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Upcoming Professional Development Workshops



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Other Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Wed 7/15 10:00AM - 11:00AM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center)
Wed 7/15 10:00AM - 11:00AM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This training will introduce how the Pages, Modules and Files features work together to give  you a flexible, dynamic home for your course online.

Fri 7/17 10:00AM - 11:00AM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center)
Fri 7/17 10:00AM - 11:00AM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training will cover creating assignments, tests, and quizzes in Canvas, use the SpeedGrader tool to read, comment on and grade student work, and use the online gradebook.

Mon 7/20 11:00AM - 12:00PM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center)
Mon 7/20 11:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas (the Course Dashboard, Calendar, and Inbox) as well as course settings and course user management.

Wed 7/22 11:00AM - 12:00PM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center)
Wed 7/22 11:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This training will introduce how the Pages, Modules and Files features work together to give  you a flexible, dynamic home for your course online.

Thu 7/23 11:00AM - 12:00PM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center)
Thu 7/23 11:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training will cover creating assignments, tests, and quizzes in Canvas, use the SpeedGrader tool to read, comment on and grade student work, and use the online gradebook.

Fri 7/24 11:00AM - 12:00PM - Event
Canvas for Remote Instruction (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Canvas for Remote Instruction (Teaching Center)
Fri 7/24 11:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

For instructors who are already familiar with Canvas or who have attended a previous Canvas training, we present a supplemental webinar covering tools for remote instruction that are not addressed during the Introduction to Canvas trainings. We will demonstrate the use of discussion boards, quiz moderation, groups, and integrations for both Zoom and Panopto, as well as some course-level settings that can make it easier for your students to access your course content from home.

Tue 7/28 11:00AM - 12:00PM - Event
Intermediate Canvas: Tracking Student Progress (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Intermediate Canvas: Tracking Student Progress (Teaching Center)
Tue 7/28 11:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Canvas offers several opportunities to track student progress through your course and mastery of skills using a variety of indicators. This intermediate level workshop on Canvas Outcomes and Analytics tool, Mastery Paths and Roll Call Attendance is for those who have already attended our Introduction to Canvas trainings or who have a good understanding of Canvas basics.

Wed 7/29 3:00PM - 4:00PM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center)
Wed 7/29 3:00PM - 4:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas (the Course Dashboard, Calendar, and Inbox) as well as course settings and course user management.

Thu 7/30 3:00PM - 4:00PM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center)
Thu 7/30 3:00PM - 4:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This training will introduce how the Pages, Modules and Files features work together to give  you a flexible, dynamic home for your course online.

Fri 7/31 3:00PM - 4:00PM - Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center)
Fri 7/31 3:00PM - 4:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training will cover creating assignments, tests, and quizzes in Canvas, use the SpeedGrader tool to read, comment on and grade student work, and use the online gradebook.

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Questions on Workshops?

Contact Kimmy Rehak with questions about or ideas for workshops. 

Related links

Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development | Sponsored by the Office of the Provost

University Center for Teaching & Learning workshops in three categories: Teaching Support, Educational Technology Services, and TA Services. (formerly known as CIDDE) 

Center for Doctoral and Postdoctorol Career Development's Calendar of Events

Pitt HR Faculty and Staff Development Program

Faculty Certificate in Teaching Excellence 

Student Certification in Teaching Fundamentals 

For other opportunities, including those sponsored by Pitt's Office of Academic Career Development, visit Career Services