New Instructor Conference 2023 - Presented by Clemson Online

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Got last minute questions?

Come to the virtual Drop-in Days and get 1-on-1 help before classes start!

Click here to join the virtual Drop-in on Zoom

Monday, August 21, 1:00pm to 3:00pm | Tuesday, August 22, 10:00am to 2:00pm

Monday, August 14, 12:30pm - 4:30pm

Watt Center 308, 313, 321

Registration Link: Register Now - It's Free! | Zoom Link

Check-in & refreshments (hallway): 12:30pm to 12:45pm

Opening Session: 12:45pm to 1:15pm

Canvas & Zoom - Get up to speed with your friendly Clemson Online admins, facilitated by Sharyn Emery

Breakout Sessions & Open Workshops: Choose a facilitated session or an open workshop where you can set up your courses and get 1-on-1 assistance from Clemson Online staff.

BLOCK 1: 1:30pm to 2:00pm

A - Setting Up Your Course for Success: Create a Homepage and Import Content, facilitated by James Butler. 

You’re faced with an empty Canvas course site - what do you do first? Learn how to set up a clear, welcoming course home page and how to import content from previous courses, whether from Canvas or another LMS.

B- Creating Online Engagement with Your Students, facilitated by Leslie Fuller

Online courses should be sites of active engagement and connection; learn how to create activities that will bring your students together and keep them engaged all semester long.

C - Open Workshop with Lori Kinley

BREAK: 2:00pm to 2:15pm

BLOCK 2: 2:15pm to 2:45pm

A - Using the Canvas Gradebook and Turnitin, facilitated by James Butler.

Maximize your efficiency in assessing student work by leveraging Canvas tools for grades and academic integrity.

B - Create an Accessible Online Course, facilitated by Sharyn Emery

Learn the basics of Canvas accessibility and easy tips for improving learning access for all of your students.

C - Open Workshop with Lori Kinley

BREAK: 2:45pm to 3:00pm

BLOCK 3: 3:00pm to 3:30pm

A - Kaltura Video Service, facilitated by Gray Jackson

Kaltura is the all-in-one video service at Clemson; learn how to record, edit, and embed your videos using this tool.

B - Canvas - Create Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes, facilitated by Lori Kinley

Discover the various assessment options available in your Canvas site and how to create, adjust, and grade them effectively.

C - Open Workshop with Leslie Fuller

BREAK: 3:30pm to 3:45pm

BLOCK 4: 3:45pm to 4:15pm

A- Creating a Welcoming Canvas Course, facilitated by Jana Radley

Learn how to craft a welcoming Canvas site and how to develop an instructor presence that encourages students to do their best.

B - Organizing Your Course in Canvas, facilitated by Leslie Fuller.

An organized course is an effective course; find out how Modules and other Canvas features can assist with learner comprehension.

C - Open Workshop with James Butler