Brand spankin' NEW training alert - Canvas Mobile App

Posted by Bradon Lewis on Sep 5, 2018 10:31:10 AM

Let’s face it, when you're teaching a course online, time is your most valuable commodity. The online classroom doesn’t have a set location. You and your students are often working at different times and in different places. 

This is where the Canvas mobile app can help bridge the gaps between time and space, students and faculty.

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Topics: Canvas, faculty training

Meet Microsoft Teams - the digital hub for teachers and students in Office 365 for Education

Posted by Scott Demers on Jul 31, 2018 10:54:46 AM

Teams is a digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Educators can create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with school staff – all from a single experience in Office 365 for Education.

On August 16, 2018, The Office of Information Technology will be hosting a workshop for any educators associated with the university. The workshop will be led by Dominic Williamson, Program Manager and Higher Education Specialist at Microsoft. The event will be held at the AMC campus.

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Topics: Online tools, faculty training

Master your online teaching skills

Posted by Lainie Hoffman on Jul 31, 2018 9:36:59 AM

If you’ve been looking for a course to help get yourself ready to teach online, learn more about best practices in digital pedagogy, or dig a little deeper in Canvas features, you’re in luck! Registration is now open for the September section of Online Skills Mastery (OSM, pronounced “awesome”).

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Topics: OSM, faculty training

Pilot participants needed to test accessibility software

Posted by Kate Miller on Feb 6, 2018 11:51:21 AM

   CU Online invites willing participants - who are interested in a $200 stipend for piloting a new accessibility software, Ally, within their Canvas course to contact Kate Miller at

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Topics: CU Online, faculty training, Academic Technology, pilot

Winter Web Camp and Spring Semester Trainings

Posted by Sarah North on Nov 22, 2017 10:22:48 AM

Is your online or hybrid course ready for the Spring 2018 semester? Fear not, CU Online has a lineup up of workshops and trainings starting in January to help you prepare; everything from basic Canvas training to student success strategies, we have you covered!

Visit to register for events and to view more listings.

Winter Web Camp
January 9-12
Downtown - Lawrence Street Center, Room 1300D
‘Go for the gold’ this semester with CU Online! You’re invited to join us for our annual Winter Web Camp, featuring four days of online best practices, teaching strategies, and new technologies and tools you won’t want to miss! You may register for just one day, come for them all, or attend virtually when available. On the fourth day of Winter Web Camp, we’ve dedicated an entire day to Canvas Open Lab where you can work on your course in a quiet space, with CU Online staff ready to assist you.
Check out the Winter Web Camp website for the full schedule and to register!

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Topics: Online faculty training, CU Online, faculty training, Winter Web Camp, TA training

Designing Effective Discussions

Posted by Sarah North on Oct 2, 2017 9:31:46 AM

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Topics: CU Online, Discussions, Instructional Design, faculty training, Designing Effective DIscussions,

Designing Active Learning for the Face-to-Face Classroom

Posted by Glenda Robertson on May 9, 2017 8:32:22 AM

This blog post is the second in a series about active learning course design.  The first post provided an evidence-based perspective on how moving from a lecture paradigm design to an active learning design improves student learning.  This second post explores how to design active learning for the face-to-face classroom.     

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Topics: Online faculty training, Instructional Design, face to face, active learning, higher education, faculty training

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