E-Learning Blog: August Professional Development

E-Learning Services is pleased to recognize the faculty and staff members who completed the Canvas Certification Course during the month of August.

This Professional Development Session allowed participants to gain an introduction to and experience using Canvas, the USF Learning Management system.  The session was 2 weeks in length and was administered completely online. Congratulations to the following individuals for successful completion of this rigorous professional development course!

Dr. Karen Atwood, Faculty: College of Science and Mathematics

Elizabeth Carlson, Faculty: College of Business

Sir Adam Carmer, Faculty: College of Hospitality and Tourism Services

Dr. Ellen Dougherty, Faculty, School of Education

Dr. Garrett LaForge, Faculty: College of Science and Mathematics

Laura Sambursky, Faculty: College of Business

Glenna Schubert, Academic Support: Assistant Director

Dr. Sandra Stone, Faculty: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Dr. Andrea Tarnecki, Faculty: College of Science and Mathematics

Christine Uphoff,  Student Engagement: Coordinator of Fiscal Operations & Campus Activities Board

Register for an Upcoming Session

If you missed this session of the Canvas Certification Course, the course will be offered at the beginning of the spring term.

Upon completion, participants in the Canvas Certification Course are able to:

  • Use specific tools available through Canvas to create a course shell, upload a syllabus and create a simple module with a content page, assignment, discussion forum and quiz
  • Import content via import tools and files uploads.
  • Build activities via assignments, discussions and quizzes.
  • Set up assignments and the course gradebook
  • Modify the home page and course navigation for a course shell
  • Discuss ways that the tools described in this course could support student success and student engagement in their course.
  • Describe support available through the USFSM library and E-Learning departments

USF Sarasota-Manatee offers professional development opportunities to faculty and staff free of charge.   Take a look at all of the Professional Development opportunities and sign up for one that is of interest to you!