Canvas Migration Update: Online Instructor Training Program
We have begun the instructor training program to prepare all online instructors for the migration from Blackboard Vista to our new learning management system, Canvas. With over 500 online faculty to train in a relatively short period of time, we need to move rapidly to help ensure everyone is on board and ready to go.
Please register for the Step 1 and Step 2 webinars below ASAP to ensure that you are ready to teach in Canvas for Summer 2013 and beyond.
All Steps are required for all online faculty. Faculty should anticipate completing all Steps at least 6 weeks prior to the first term they are scheduled to teach in or after Summer 2013.
Not completing Steps 1 and 2 before mid-April 2013, may impact your ability to complete training. All teaching assignments on or after Summer 2013 are tentative and successful completion of these Steps are required.
Step 1 Webinar: Commit to Engage in WorldClassRoom
This 1 hour webinar will provide you with a deeper understanding of the importance of engaging students in the online environment and ask you to commit to excellence in online teaching and learning.
Step 2 Webinar: Overview of WorldClassRoom, Powered by Canvas
This 1 hour webinar, face-to-face, or online session will provide you with an introductory look at Canvas and help you start thinking about how teaching, learning, and engagement will change as we begin teaching in Canvas.
Step 3: Teaching with the Tools of WorldClassRoom
This step of training is will be designed to ensure that faculty feel confident teaching with the tools of WorldClassRoom and will be offered online for all online faculty or face-to-face in St. Louis and select metropolitan campuses.
RSVP: Only available after successful completion of Steps 1 and 2.
Both webinars are mandatory and are required before you can be enrolled in Step 3; the final step before teaching in Canvas. Instructors should plan to attend both Step 1 and Step 2 webinars before the end of March 2013.