Getting Started with Canvas for Language Teachers

Online

This workshop is geared to language faculty who are new to Canvas, and/or new to using Canvas at Middlebury. We will cover the following topics as an introduction to Canvas: Creating a course site using CourseHub Importing a template Setting up your home page Using Canvas alongside in-person language teaching How to use Canvas in-language

Using New Quizzes and SpeedGrader in Canvas

Online

In this hands-on workshop, we'll dive into the features of the New Quizzes and SpeedGrader tools available in Canvas. We'll demonstrate how to create, customize, and deploy quizzes with the New Quizzes tool. You'll also learn how to use SpeedGrader for more efficient grading of Assignments, Discussions, and New Quizzes.

Tools for Active and Engaging Learning

Online

During this workshop, we’ll demo and discuss some of the most popular Middlebury-supported tools for active and engaging learning: StoryMaps: is a web-based story-authoring application that allows you to easily integrate maps alongside narrative text and other multimedia content. Panopto: a video and audio storage service that allows you to upload, edit, store and share

Creating Accessible Digital Materials for Diverse Learners

Online

When creating or using digital materials in your course, you will want to ensure that those digital materials are accessible to the broadest range of learners. There are small steps that you can take in creating digital materials that may have a large impact for your learners. This session will introduce you to several strategies

Setting up Effective Discussion Boards in Canvas

Online

Asynchronous discussion boards can be a site of active learning and participation. This session will introduce strategies for creating asynchronous discussions to support meaningful student learning, including: creating discussion board activities that generate actual discussion how to structure the discussion board to scaffold participation options for going beyond text-based discussion, and how to encourage synthesis

Getting the Best out of Generative AI

Online

Prompting matters and it’s all about language! How you and your students interact with generative AI can have a big impact on how useful those tools are for supporting learning. This workshop introduces approaches to prompting and gives participants a chance to try prompting techniques in a hands-on way. We’ll also discuss how to teach

Using Generative AI in the Language Classroom

Online

Led by Dr. Thor Sawin, Associate Dean of Curriculum for the Language Schools, this workshop offers concrete strategies on integrating AI tools into immersive language instruction.  All activities presented will be in the context of the Language Pledge.  The focus is on activities that will help learners enhance - rather than outsource or replace -

Getting Started with Canvas for Language Teachers

Online

This workshop is geared to language faculty who are new to Canvas, and/or new to using Canvas at Middlebury. We will cover the following topics as an introduction to Canvas: Creating a course site using CourseHub Importing a template Setting up your home page Using Canvas alongside in-person language teaching How to use Canvas in-language

Giving Meaningful Feedback on Learning in Canvas

Online

Meaningful feedback is especially important to learning, as it provides students with detailed information about their work that helps guide them toward enhanced understanding of a subject, as well as mastery of the skills required to deliver a longer-term assignment in a professional and impactful manner. Meaningful feedback is specific, timely, and purposeful. In this

Drop-in consultation: Canvas

Online

Have a question about Canvas, or any of the tools that integrate with Canvas (Panopto, Hypothes.is, etc.)? Come by our Zoom room to chat with a DLINQ instructional designer about your question or what you're looking to accomplish with Canvas. Please register below to receive the Zoom link, and feel free to drop by any

Drop-in Consultation: Canvas

Online

Have a question about Canvas, or any of the tools that integrate with Canvas (Panopto, Hypothes.is, etc.)? Come by our Zoom room to chat with a DLINQ instructional designer about your question or what you're looking to accomplish with Canvas. Please register below to receive the Zoom link, and feel free to drop by any