Faculty Training

Learn more about training and specialized program opportunities that are available.

Recorded Training Sessions

  • Canvas Overview & Course Management [sign-in by selecting the TWU Portal Name option and use your TWU ID and password] – This session provides a broad overview of what can be done in Canvas from a faculty perspective. This overview provides information on Canvas features and orients you to the structure of Canvas. Learn how to create modules, groups, assignments, quizzes, and rubrics plus how to use communication tools and the grade book in Canvas.
  • Blackboard to Canvas Transfer – Once you have an understanding of what Canvas does, it's time to get to work! We will guide you through the steps of how to transfer content from a Blackboard course shell into Canvas.

Customized Training and Consultations

If you would like to schedule a face-to-face training tailored for your department or program, contact TLT at 940-898-3409 or email Teaching and Learning with Technology.

If you need an individual consultation before, during or after the transition, you can meet in-person or virtually with an instructional designer.

Online Training Through Canvas

TWU purchased additional web-based training opportunities from Canvas. There are over 30 different topics that you can attend. Sessions are interactive, allow some hands-on experience, and are taught by Canvas trainers. These sessions will allow you to go into greater depth on a variety of topics and trainers will answer a number of questions in the sessions. Go to this Knowledge Base article and look under "Online Training Through Canvas" to learn more.

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