Training Sessions

Rider University Canvas Learning Management System Training Sessions

Training session for Canvas will continue throughout the year.  If you are interested in training, this site will provide you with information and the opportunity to register for training sessions. The schedule of training will be updated regularly.

Faculty and staff training session will focus on the faculty experience of building a course in the Canvas LMS.

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Canvas 101: Getting Started in Canvas
A 90 minute basic Canvas training session designed for new users, users who aren’t familiar with Canvas, and users who just need the basics to get started.

List of topics to cover:

  • Basic Navigation and technical needs for Canvas
  • The Profile and Bio page
  • Course Navigation
  • Uploading Files
  • Putting text into Canvas
  • Structuring your course
  • Setting up assessments
  • Setting up the Gradebook
  • Enrolling users
  • Publishing your course
  • Communicating with other users (Announcement/E-mail)

Canvas Bootcamps
This training is designed with a “follow the leader” delivery mode. The session is designed for faculty to bring actual course materials, and get their fall courses up and running for the fall.

List of topics to cover:

  • The Syllabus
  • Course Structure
  • Assessments
  • The Calendar
  • Publish your site
  • The Speed Grader for Teachers, for teachers on iPad
  • Communicating with other users (Announcement/E-mail)
  • Adding a new user