University of Houston-Downtown
UHD Calendar

IT Training Events

February 28 - March 29, 2024

Wednesday, February 28

Group of students with technology

In this 30-minutes session instructors will learn to create groups for students to collaborate on group assignments, pages, collaborations, and more. We will...

2/28 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Turnitin

Turnitin’s Feedback Studio is designed to allow instructors to deliver quality feedback to students while ensuring academic integrity. In this 1-hour session...

2/28 11am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Attendance

Whether your course is occurring live over Zoom or in person, you can use Canvas's Attendance tool to keep track of student attendance. This 30-minute...

Website Accessibility Open Lab

An open lab session about website accessibility issues and fixing them. UHD faculty and staff that edit or provide content for the UHD website are welcome to...

Thursday, February 29

Canvas: Getting Started with VoiceThread (IN PERSON)

Training is for faculty and staff only. VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors...

Canvas: Getting Started with Panopto

Panopto in Canvas In this 1-hour session, learn how to add and use Panopto from within a Canvas course. We will also look at creating assignments and...

2/29 10:30am
Virtual Event
Vendor Training: Respondus LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

This session is delivered by the Respondus vendor directly. Registration is required at the provided Event Link. Respondus will send webinar instructions...

2/29 11am
Virtual Event
Canvas: 3rd Party Tools: Using Zoom with Canvas (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. Instructors can easily set up and configure Zoom class sessions inside of a Canvas course by using the Zoom...

Friday, March 1

Canvas Quick Start ONLINE ONLY

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30 minutes prior to class. This training is a brief...

3/1 12pm
Virtual Event
Canvas Course Clean-Up Workshop IN PERSON

This workshop is designed to help instructors clean up their course after it has been migrated from Blackboard. During the first 30 minutes of this 1-hour...

Monday, March 4

Canvas Mobile App

The Canvas Teacher app allows instructors to manage their courses and use Canvas more efficiently from a mobile device. In this 30-minute session, learn...

Group of students with technology

In this 30-minutes session instructors will learn to create groups for students to collaborate on group assignments, pages, collaborations, and more. We will...

3/4 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Using Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor with Canvas ONLINE ONLY

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30 minutes prior to class. Respondus LockDown...

3/4 11am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Using OneDrive ONLINE ONLY

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30...

3/4 1pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 5

Canvas: Navigation, Communication, and Settings (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. In this 1-hour training, faculty will learn to navigate and set up Canvas, their course shells and explore ways...

Canvas: 3rd Party Tools: Using Zoom with Canvas (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. Instructors can easily set up and configure Zoom class sessions inside of a Canvas course by using the Zoom...

Canvas: Accessibility Features & Student Accommodations

This 30-minute training covers accessibility features for both uploaded content and content created in Canvas. We will also explore settings for quiz...

3/5 11am
Virtual Event
VoiceThread Logo

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. In this session, participants will see a tour of the New VoiceThread...

3/5 12pm
Virtual Event
Canvas: Creating Discussions

In this 1-hour training participants will learn how to create online discussions for remote learning that encourage active participation. We will also...

Canvas: Getting Started with Panopto

Panopto in Canvas In this 1-hour session, learn how to add and use Panopto from within a Canvas course. We will also look at creating assignments and...

3/5 2pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 6

Canvas: Attendance

Whether your course is occurring live over Zoom or in person, you can use Canvas's Attendance tool to keep track of student attendance. This 30-minute...

Canvas: Assignments + Speed Grader

This 1-hour training focuses on creating assignments in Canvas. We will also discuss the SpeedGrader feature and the Gradebook itself as it relates to the...

3/6 10:30am
Virtual Event
Excel Pivot Tables ONLINE ONLY

In this training we will learn what a PivotTable and PivotCharts are, and how you can use them to summarize and analyze data in Excel. Learning Outcomes:...

3/6 1pm
Virtual Event
Vendor Training: Respondus LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

This session is delivered by the Respondus vendor directly. Registration is required at the provided Event Link. Respondus will send webinar instructions...

3/6 1pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 7

Canvas: Creating Content: Pages & Modules (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. This 30-minute training will explore different ways to create content using Canvas tools. Participants will...

Canvas: Getting Started with VoiceThread (IN PERSON)

Training is for faculty and staff only. VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors...

Canvas Quizzes + Speed Grader

This 1-hour training focuses on setting up and deploying quizzes in Canvas. We will also discuss the SpeedGrader feature and the Gradebook itself as it...

3/7 2pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 8

Canvas Quick Start

This training is a brief introduction to Canvas, and will provide an overview of what we consider essential information to prepare for the migration and...

Canvas Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Canvas course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Monday, March 11

Canvas: Getting Started with Perusall ONLINE ONLY

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30 minutes prior to class. This introductory...

3/11 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Turnitin

Turnitin’s Feedback Studio is designed to allow instructors to deliver quality feedback to students while ensuring academic integrity. In this 1-hour session...

3/11 11:30am
Virtual Event
Staff Training Open Lab

Do you have questions about one of our university-wide softwares? Need some help with formatting a particular file or project? Meet with a TTLC support...

Tuesday, March 12

Canvas: Creating Content: Pages & Modules (ONLINE ONLY)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30...

3/12 9am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Navigation, Communication, and Settings (ONLINE ONLY)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30...

3/12 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas Quizzes + Speed Grader

This 1-hour training focuses on setting up and deploying quizzes in Canvas. We will also discuss the SpeedGrader feature and the Gradebook itself as it...

3/12 11am
Virtual Event
VoiceThread Vendor Training - VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on...

3/12 12pm
Virtual Event
Vendor Training: Respondus LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

This session is delivered by the Respondus vendor directly. Registration is required at the provided Event Link. Respondus will send webinar instructions...

3/12 2pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 13

Group of students with technology

In this 30-minutes session instructors will learn to create groups for students to collaborate on group assignments, pages, collaborations, and more. We will...

3/13 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Using Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor with Canvas ONLINE ONLY

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30 minutes prior to class. Respondus LockDown...

3/13 11am
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 14

Canvas Mobile App

The Canvas Teacher app allows instructors to manage their courses and use Canvas more efficiently from a mobile device. In this 30-minute session, learn...

Canvas: Getting Started with Panopto

Panopto in Canvas In this 1-hour session, learn how to add and use Panopto from within a Canvas course. We will also look at creating assignments and...

3/14 10am
Virtual Event

Friday, March 15

Canvas Quick Start

This training is a brief introduction to Canvas, and will provide an overview of what we consider essential information to prepare for the migration and...

Canvas Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Canvas course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Monday, March 18

Canvas Mobile App

The Canvas Teacher app allows instructors to manage their courses and use Canvas more efficiently from a mobile device. In this 30-minute session, learn...

Group of students with technology

In this 30-minutes session instructors will learn to create groups for students to collaborate on group assignments, pages, collaborations, and more. We will...

3/18 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Using Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor with Canvas ONLINE ONLY

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30 minutes prior to class. Respondus LockDown...

3/18 11am
Virtual Event
Canvas: 3rd Party Tools: Using Zoom with Canvas (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. Instructors can easily set up and configure Zoom class sessions inside of a Canvas course by using the Zoom...

Tuesday, March 19

Canvas: Navigation, Communication, and Settings (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. In this 1-hour training, faculty will learn to navigate and set up Canvas, their course shells and explore ways...

Canvas: Accessibility Features & Student Accommodations

This 30-minute training covers accessibility features for both uploaded content and content created in Canvas. We will also explore settings for quiz...

3/19 10:30am
Virtual Event
VoiceThread Vendor Training - VoiceThread Basics 2: Groups and Secure Sharing

We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set...

3/19 12pm
Virtual Event
Canvas: Creating Discussions

In this 1-hour training participants will learn how to create online discussions for remote learning that encourage active participation. We will also...

Canvas: Intro to Gradebook

In this 1- hour training, participants will learn how the Canvas gradebook functions. Topics include setting up weighted gradessorting gradebook columns...

3/19 2pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 20

Canvas: Attendance

Whether your course is occurring live over Zoom or in person, you can use Canvas's Attendance tool to keep track of student attendance. This 30-minute...

Canvas: Assignments + Speed Grader

This 1-hour training focuses on creating assignments in Canvas. We will also discuss the SpeedGrader feature and the Gradebook itself as it relates to the...

3/20 10:30am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Turnitin

Turnitin’s Feedback Studio is designed to allow instructors to deliver quality feedback to students while ensuring academic integrity. In this 1-hour session...

3/20 12pm
Virtual Event
Excel Pivot Tables ONLINE ONLY

In this training we will learn what a PivotTable and PivotCharts are, and how you can use them to summarize and analyze data in Excel. Learning Outcomes:...

3/20 1pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 21

Canvas: Creating Content: Pages & Modules (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. This 30-minute training will explore different ways to create content using Canvas tools. Participants will...

Canvas Quizzes + Speed Grader

This 1-hour training focuses on setting up and deploying quizzes in Canvas. We will also discuss the SpeedGrader feature and the Gradebook itself as it...

3/21 10:30am
Virtual Event
Staff Training Open Lab

Do you have questions about one of our university-wide softwares? Need some help with formatting a particular file or project? Meet with a TTLC support...

Canvas: Using OneDrive ONLINE ONLY

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30...

3/21 2pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 22

Canvas Quick Start

This training is a brief introduction to Canvas, and will provide an overview of what we consider essential information to prepare for the migration and...

Canvas Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Canvas course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Monday, March 25

Canvas: Assignments + Speed Grader

This 1-hour training focuses on creating assignments in Canvas. We will also discuss the SpeedGrader feature and the Gradebook itself as it relates to the...

3/25 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Turnitin

Turnitin’s Feedback Studio is designed to allow instructors to deliver quality feedback to students while ensuring academic integrity. In this 1-hour session...

3/25 11:30am
Virtual Event
Zoom: Tips & Tricks (IN PERSON)

In this session we will go over Zoom Tips & Tricks for your Zoom meetings. We will explore various tips to ensure that you are getting the best out of Zoom.

Tuesday, March 26

Canvas: Creating Content: Pages & Modules (IN PERSON)

This training is for Faculty and Staff only. This 30-minute training will explore different ways to create content using Canvas tools. Participants will...

Canvas: Getting Started with VoiceThread (IN PERSON)

Training is for faculty and staff only. VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors...

VoiceThread Vendor Training - VoiceThread Basics 3: Moderating Comments, Private and Threaded Replies, and Copying

In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple...

3/26 12pm
Virtual Event
Staff Training Open Lab

Do you have questions about one of our university-wide softwares? Need some help with formatting a particular file or project? Meet with a TTLC support...

Canvas Quizzes + Speed Grader

This 1-hour training focuses on setting up and deploying quizzes in Canvas. We will also discuss the SpeedGrader feature and the Gradebook itself as it...

3/26 2pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 27

Canvas Mobile App

The Canvas Teacher app allows instructors to manage their courses and use Canvas more efficiently from a mobile device. In this 30-minute session, learn...

Group of students with technology

In this 30-minutes session instructors will learn to create groups for students to collaborate on group assignments, pages, collaborations, and more. We will...

3/27 10am
Virtual Event
Canvas: Using Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor with Canvas ONLINE ONLY

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30 minutes prior to class. Respondus LockDown...

3/27 11am
Virtual Event
Website Accessibility Open Lab

An open lab session about website accessibility issues and fixing them. UHD faculty and staff that edit or provide content for the UHD website are welcome to...

Thursday, March 28

Outlook Tips and Tricks ONLINE ONLY

Join us from home or from your office as this training is offered ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. Invites are sent 30 minutes prior to class. In this training we will...

3/28 9am
Virtual Event
Zoom: Security Options (IN PERSON)

In this session we will go over Security Best Practices for your Zoom meetings. We will look at settings, link generation, and In Meeting Options.

Canvas: Getting Started with Panopto

Panopto in Canvas In this 1-hour session, learn how to add and use Panopto from within a Canvas course. We will also look at creating assignments and...

3/28 2pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 29

Canvas Quick Start

This training is a brief introduction to Canvas, and will provide an overview of what we consider essential information to prepare for the migration and...

Canvas Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Canvas course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...