Face to Face Training:

Staff Development Mini Conference Day Friday, October 25th, 2019

 In support of California’s 114 community colleges that use Canvas, Can•Innovate showcases creative practices in online teaching and course design. Communities that share together, innovate together.

View online or come join the with peers to learn about supporting student success with Canvas.

Time Room Session Title
9 – 10 a.m. 1410

Integrating Compassion into Your Teaching

Come prepared to do some deep thinking about your students, and learn how you can make small but meaningful changes in your teaching.


Presenter: Kona Jones, Director, Online Learning, Richland Community College

10 – 11 a.m. 1410

Applying the Peralta Equity Rubric to Promote Connection and Belonging

The revised Peralta Online Equity Rubric emphasizes a new criterion called “Connection and Belonging.” Participants will leave with ideas of how to reformulate their own assignments to foster this


Presenters: Chelsea Cohen, DE Coordinator at Laney College

Inger Stark, Former DE Coordinator for Peralta District

11– 11:45 a.m. 1410

Audio Feedback! Instructor Interactions that Motivate Students

Tips for successful audio feedback in Canvas

Presenter: Don Carlisle, economics faculty


ConferZoom for Dynamic Student Conferences

ConferZoom is a dynamic, easy-to-use video conference tool provided free to CCC faculty through CCCTechConnect.


Presenters from CVC-OEDI: Brianna Kuhn and DJ Hawkins

1– 2 p.m. 1410

Quick Fixes Using Tools to Create Accessible Content

In this presentation, see faculty using the Canvas accessibility checker, Grackle (for Google files), Adobe Acrobat DC, and SensusAccess (at FC).

Presenters from American River College:

Alice Diel, Development Coordinator & Leslies Reeves, UDL Coordinator

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Online Training:

Growing with Canvas

The course uses a combination of the Canvas Video Guides and Canvas Guides to teach the content. Participants in the course will try out several concepts through the practice activities. Participants can do as much or as little as they would like.

Register for the course by logging into Canvas, clicking the Help button on the global menu, and selecting Growing with Canvas.