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Welcome to our Upcoming Events Page. Here you will see all the upcoming workshops, trainings, webinars, and events that we have going on. Please check back often as there are always exciting things happening. You can use the search feature below to find a specific event, browse through the events below, and view an events calendar . Please contact us at online@usm.edu if you have any questions.

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July 2017
Free

Canvas Online Training

July 1 - July 31

Starting in Fall 2017, the University of Southern Mississippi is switching from Blackboard to the Canvas learning management system.  In order to accommodate all faculty and staff who will use Canvas, the Office of Online…

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August 2017
Free

Canvas Workshop #1: Introduction to Canvas

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The University of Southern Mississippi is making the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System in 2017. To help prepare faculty for this transition, the Office of Online Learning is holding a series…

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Free

Canvas Workshop #2: Moving Blackboard Courses to Canvas

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The University of Southern Mississippi is making the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System in 2017. To help prepare faculty for this transition, the Office of Online Learning is holding a series…

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Free

Canvas Workshop #3: Canvas Course Communications

August 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The University of Southern Mississippi is making the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System in 2017. To help prepare faculty for this transition, the Office of Online Learning is holding a series…

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Free

[Gulf Coast] Canvas Workshop #1: Introduction to Canvas

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm

The University of Southern Mississippi is making the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System in 2017. To help prepare faculty for this transition, the Office of Online Learning is holding a series…

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Free

[Gulf Coast] Yuja Training #1: An Introduction to Yuja

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Yuja is a video management platform that allows online instructors to capture and store video within a cloud-based streaming and storage environment.  Yuja also connects to the Canvas learning management system, which allows instructors to…

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Free

[Gulf Coast] Canvas Workshop – Quiz Basics

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Quizzes in Canvas are the same as Tests within Blackboard.  Quizzes is the assessment tool Canvas uses to facilitate text/exam style assessments with various question formats and delivery options.  This workshop covers the basics of…

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Free

[Gulf Coast] Canvas Workshop #2: Moving Blackboard Courses to Canvas

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The University of Southern Mississippi is making the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System in 2017. To help prepare faculty for this transition, the Office of Online Learning is holding a series…

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Free

[Gulf Coast] Canvas Workshop #3: Canvas Course Communications

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The University of Southern Mississippi is making the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System in 2017. To help prepare faculty for this transition, the Office of Online Learning is holding a series…

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Free

[Gulf Coast] Canvas Workshop – Assignments and Grades

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Gradebook in Canvas is a bit different from Blackboard.  It is better.  The grading component (Speed Grader) is also improved over its Blackboard counterpart.  This workshop discusses the Canvas Gradebook and the relationship between…

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