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Save the following dates! 

Canvas Boot Camps - RSVP today! 

  • March 23
  • March 25

Canvas Nights, 7 p.m. via Zoom

  • March 8
  • March 20
  • March 22

Best Practices and Ideas Seminar - March 20

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The University of Texas at Tyler is transitioning to Instructure Canvas. The decision was made after a yearlong exploration of three different learning management systems. The input and experience from faculty, staff and students revealed an excitement to transition from Blackboard Learn to Instructure Canvas.

Teaching and learning opportunities are changing with the new learning environment. With a focus on ease of use, faculty have the opportunity to evaluate their online content delivery. Navigation and content creation pilots have revealed a simple and clear process for faculty to utilize. Furthermore, features like drag-and-drop and the SpeedGrader enable faculty to enhance their teaching by reducing the emphasis on learning how to navigate the teaching environment. 

Students are in for new opportunities also! The mobile app increases connectivity with the learning environment enabling students to stay engaged with their learning communities. Students continue to have access to tools like the calendar, but will now have ePortfolios, Resource Commons and enhanced communication abilities. 

 

Professional Development

  • Canvas Commercial

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  • Canvas101

    Begin learning about Canvas through this initial training. Participants will learn in-depth how to navigate and use the basic features Canvas offers. 

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  • Training Sessions

    Check out upcoming professional development sessions. 

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Important Dates

  • March 7

    Canvas Video GraphicMusic Dept. Canvas Training

  • March 8

    Canvas Calendar Canvas Night: 7pm Zoom

  • March 10

    Canvas Calendar Chemistry Dept. Canvas Training

  • March 20

    Canvas Calendar Best Practices & Idea Luncheon

  • March 22

    Canvas Calendar Canvas Night: 7pm Zoom

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