Training Session Descriptions

Canvas Bootcamp 3hrs Respondus 1.5hrs Panopto 1hr*
Turnitin 1hr iClicker Polling 1hr  

Canvas Bootcamp

The Canvas Bootcamp is a workshop introducing instructors to the tools commonly used in the learning management system. The workshop is hands-on is and targeted to instructors/teaching assistants new to Canvas and/or those interested in learning more about using the Canvas tools.

Topics to be covered are:

  1. Menu options
  2. Creating modules
  3. Creating pages
  4. Communications
  5. Quizzes
  6. Assignments
  7. Discussions
  8. Gradebook


Although most instructors are familiar with TurnItIn as a tool to detect plagiarism, TurnItIn has a myriad of other uses. Most of these tools, when employed properly, can significantly reduce the amount of time an instructor spends grading assignments.

Join us for a training session to learn about:

  • Grading functions
  • Plagiarism prevention
  • Revision assignments
  • Peermark technology

Also, we will cover basic set up and allow time for questions. We look forward to seeing you there.


Respondus can be a powerful tool used to upload exams/quizzes into Blackboard. This class will cover the basics of getting started with the tool.

Join us for a training session to learn about:

  1. Formatting questions correctly for upload into Respondus
  2. Uploading exams/quizzes
  3. Pools vs. tests
  4. Using the test banks
  5. Downloading questions for paper exams/quizzes

Panopto – should actually take the requestor to

REEF Polling

Transform your classroom lecture into an interactive and engaging learning environment with REEF Polling. Training sessions cover implementing REEF, integration with Blackboard grading, technical tips and tricks, and report options. Introductory sessions for departments can be arranged on request. We’re here to help you get the most out of the system!