Instructional Technology Resources

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EdTech @ SESP

There are a variety of instructional technology services offered to SESP faculty and staff, including: Canvas course design and training, training for use of the “smart classrooms,” hybrid/online course design and support, and the exploration of new technology tools for your curriculum.

This site is intended to be a source of reference, as well as offer some inspiration for incorporating technology into your teaching practices. If you see something that sparks your interest and want to learn more, you can request a one-on-one consultation by submitting a request here.

Featured Content

Replacing the Traditional Discussion Board

Learn about some tools you can use to enhance your online discussions.

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Classroom Guides

Are you teaching in a new classroom this quarter? Check out our Classroom Guides to learn more about the Annenberg Smart Classrooms.

Check out the Guides

Featured Tools

Discover how some of these SESP-supported tools can be used in your course(s).

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Upcoming Events

Aug 25 - Introduction to Canvas

Thursday, August 25
3:30-5pm
University Library, Room 2635

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.

Registration Required

 

Sept 2 - Grading & Assignments in Canvas

Friday, September 2nd
10:30am-12pm
University Library, Room 2635

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll discover how to create assignments and grade them in Canvas. We’ll take a closer look at some Canvas tools that will make you say, “I can’t wait to start grading.” You’ll learn tips and tricks for making assignments and grading more efficient.

Registration Required

 

Sept 12 - Introduction to Canvas

Monday, September 12
10-11:30am
University Library, Room 2635

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.

Registration Required

 

Sept 12 - Grading & Assignments in Canvas

Monday, September 12
1-2:30pm
University Library, Room 2635

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll discover how to create assignments and grade them in Canvas. We’ll take a closer look at some Canvas tools that will make you say, “I can’t wait to start grading.” You’ll learn tips and tricks for making assignments and grading more efficient.

Registration Required

 

Sept 13 - Turnitin in Canvas

Tuesday, September 13
1-2pm
University Library, Room 2635

During this workshop, you’ll learn how to create a Turnitin assignment in Canvas, adjust your default Turnitin assignment settings, and evaluate Turnitin assignment submissions.

Registration Required

 

Sept 22 - Turnitin in Canvas

Thursday, September 22
4-5pm
University Library, Room 2635

During this workshop, you’ll learn how to create a Turnitin assignment in Canvas, adjust your default Turnitin assignment settings, and evaluate Turnitin assignment submissions.

Registration Required

 

Sept 28 - Turnitin in Canvas

Wednesday, September 28
9:30-10:30am
University Library, Room 2635

During this workshop, you’ll learn how to create a Turnitin assignment in Canvas, adjust your default Turnitin assignment settings, and evaluate Turnitin assignment submissions.

Registration Required