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Training

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Instructor Training

To ensure that instructors and support staff are ready to use Canvas a variety of professional development options are now available.

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Online Faculty Starter Kit

This self-paced course is designed to familiarize faculty with the need-to-know tools and features of Canvas, and what it takes for preparing a course for optimal design and delivery.

Access this course by logging into Canvas and selecting “Faculty Starter Kit.”

In-person Workshops

Ongoing in-person sessions are available throughout the semesters to prepare faculty for Canvas.

These workshops cover a variety of Canvas features, best practices, and practical application of tools. The sessions are designed to help you understand how to use the Canvas LMS and are available in both MMC and BBC.

Flexible Training Options

If you are unable to attend Canvas workshops during regular M-F work hours, rest assured that we offer additional formats and flexible times to fit your needs.

You can even attend a Canvas essentials webinar online in real time, from your desk or anywhere you are connected to the web.

1. Student Training

Student Training

A few options are available for students to get familiar with Canvas and learn how to use Canvas to its fullest to be successful in their courses.

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Student Introduction Sessions

Introduction sessions will cover the fundamentals of learning online using Canvas. It is highly recommended that students who have never taken a course in the learning management system (LMS) attend one of these introductory sessions. If you were unable to attend the last offering of the live Student Introduction Sessions for Canvas, you may watch a recording of a session.

Upcoming Session Dates/Times (EST)

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Click here to access the online session once it begins.

Canvas Student Starter Kit

All students with a Canvas course will have access to the Canvas Student Starter Kit (found in Canvas) on the first day of classes. This self-paced course familiarizes students with information about Canvas navigation, layout, and assignment and assessment completion. Although this course is not required, it is highly recommended. Students with a course in Canvas can go to canvas.fiu.edu/login to login and access the Canvas Student Starter Kit on the first day of classes.

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