Canvas: Communication and collaboration

This workshop will introduce participants to the skills needed to effectively utilise the communications and collaboration tools in Canvas.

All face-to-face workshops have been suspended until further notice

Our online workshop webinars, self-paced training and user guides remain available

Description

The aim of this session is to introduce the fundamentals needed to effectively utilise the communications and collaboration tools in Canvas.

Topics covered in this session include:

  • Sections
  • Groups
  • Announcements to Sections
  • Conversations (inbox)
  • Calendar
  • Group Discussions
  • Group Assignments.

Intended learning outcomes

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Use a range of Canvas communication tools to communicate with students
  • Manage the Calendar tool
  • Describe the differences between 'Sections' and 'Groups' within Canvas
  • Set-up group Assignments and Discussions.

Workshop guides

Register for this workshop

To register for an upcoming workshop explore the faculty and centrally run schedules.

Register via schedules

We highly recommend that you have attended Canvas: Getting started before registering for this workshop.

This workshop is also available as a recorded webinar.

As an optional pre-workshop activity, participants can log in to Canvas at canvas.lms.unimelb.edu.au with their university username and password.

Staff currently have access to a 'Playpen' subject to experiment in, as well as a 'Teaching with Canvas' subject, the space used during Canvas workshops.