Training Lab

FAU Training Site

Training Lab

FAU Training Site

Getting Started

Need some new skills? Have to take a required course? Welcome to training at FAU. Here you will find a portal to training offered by various departments. Course listings will have a description of what to expect and where to find the schedule. Sessions may be offered in various ways such as face to face either individually or in groups, online self-guided tutorials, remote classes via WebEx or Skype. Check out the different department links below for courses or click on this calendar link for what's up next.


New Employee

Learn how to view your pay, ask for time off and set up emergency contacts. Ask for help using the Help Desk Ticket System. Campus Maps and Parking.

Workday

Workday's unified administrative solution for HR, payroll, and finance!

Security

Florida Atlantic University provides training on several topics related to the security of sensitive information or compliance needs.

Canvas

The purpose of this training is to prepare instructors and students to use Canvas with their courses (traditional, hybrid, and online).

Environmental Health & Safety

The goal of Environmental Health & Safety is to provide and ensure a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors through comprehensive service oriented programs.

Available Trainings

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 Workday 101

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The Workday 101 class will teach how to navigate around Workday and use the self-service functionality to manage your personal leave and timekeeping. In addition, Managers will learn their part of the process.

View in Person Courses Here.

 WorkDay Excel 101 Bootcamp

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In today’s workshop we will be going over the ins and outs of Workday in regards to Reporting. Staff and faculty will gain a more complete understanding of the Workday system, they will learn where important information is located and how to access it, and they will be able to confidently utilize Excel in connection with Workday. No prior knowledge is required in order to attend this training session.

View in Person Courses Here.

 Workday Cost Center Managers

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You have approved all of the transactions in your inbox, now what? This class is designed to show you how to view the end result of all your financial activity. Topics include View Trial Balance, Budget to Actual Reports, Budget Checking, Financial Model and Crosswalk. Additionally, PCard Approvals and PCard Delegation will be discussed during this two hour session.

 Workday Expense/Travel

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You will learn the fundamentals for processing Travel Topics include creating and approving spend authorizations and expense reports. 

Enroll in an in person training here.

 Workday Finance Management

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Designed for Cost Center Managers and Cost Center Accountants. Topics include Budget Amendments and Journal Entries.

Training is offered online by the department.

 Workday HCM (HR) Module 1

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Designed for Supervisors, HR Partners, and Comp Partners. Learn the fundamentals of the Human Resources Business Processes such as creating positions, creating job requisitions, initiating the pre-hire and hiring an employee.

Training is offered by Christine Smith.

In order to enroll for training please e-mail the trainer at csmith@fau.edu.

 Workday HCM (HR) Module 2

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Designed for Supervisors, HR Partners, and Comp Partners. Learn the fundamentals of the Human Resources Business Processes such as creating positions, creating job requisitions, initiating the pre-hire and hiring an employee.

Training is offered by Christine Smith and Michael Davis.

In order to enroll for training please e-mail the trainer at csmith@fau.edu.

 Workday Purchasing

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Topics include requisitions, purchase orders, receipts, and other topics related to procurement in Workday.

Training is offered by Melody Thelwell.

In order to enroll for training please e-mail the Trainer at mthelwell@fau.edu.

 Workday Timekeeping

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Designed for designated departmental Timekeepers. The course will highlight how to analyze hours submitted by OPS and SP employees weekly, manage Holiday Compensation, Special Compensation, and Overtime Compensation. Run reports for weekly audit purposes. Override hours for employees entering hours via In/Out and Time In/Time Out.

Training is offered by Anely Cabrera.

In order to enroll for training please e-mail the trainer at cabreraa@fau.edu.

 Security Awareness Training

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Security Awareness training is provided to University employees on an annual basis in accordance with University Policy 12.6 – “Security Awareness Training.” This training is designed to cover general security awareness topics such as the handling and disclosure of sensitive information, malware threats, and phishing scams.

Security Awareness training is provided by the new Skillsoft platform available at https://floridaatlantic.skillport.com.

Log in with your FAUNet ID and click on "My Training" in the top navigation bar. This training is only available on desktop and laptop computers. Due to reported performance issues, we recommend against using the Microsoft Edge browser.

 HIPAA Training

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HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) training is required for medical students and employees handling confidential medical data in accordance with HIPAA-related policies. More information on HIPAA Policies can be found here.

HIPAA training is provided by the new Skillsoft platform available at https://floridaatlantic.skillport.com.

Log in with your FAUNet ID and click on "My Training" in the top navigation bar. This training is only available on desktop and laptop computers. Due to reported performance issues, we recommend against using the Microsoft Edge browser.

For any questions please submit a ticket here: https://helpdesk.fau.edu/TDClient/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=15875 or e-mail security-training@fau.edu

 

 PCI Training

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 PCI (Payment Card Industry) training is required for employees who have a position or work for a department that physically handles credit cards, accepts credit card information over the phone, or is in a unique position to identify potential credit card fraud.

PCI training is provided by the new Skillsoft platform available at https://floridaatlantic.skillport.com.

Log in with your FAUNet ID and click on "My Training" in the top navigation bar. This training is only available on desktop and laptop computers. Due to reported performance issues, we recommend against using the Microsoft Edge browser.

For any questions please e-mail security-training@fau.edu

 Red Flags Training

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Red Flags training is required for employees handling FAU covered financial accounts in accordance with University Policy 5.6 – “Identity Theft Prevention Program.” This training is completed through Canvas and users will be enrolled by OIT as necessary upon hire.

Red Flags training is available on the Canvas LMS after enrollment is completed. Go to http://canvas.fau.edu, log in with your FAUNet ID, and complete the training within the "RedFlags" course.

 Biological Safety Training

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This training covers regulatory guidelines for laboratories performing biological research. Topics covered include; risk assessment, prevention of laboratory infection, signs and symptoms of exposure, biological waste and good laboratory practices and procedures. Duration is approximately one hour.

 

To self enroll click the link 

 Biological Waste Training

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This training focuses on the safe management of biological waste on campus.  Biological waste includes laboratory waste, animal carcasses, and biomedical waste such as infectious agents and metal sharps.  The training emphasizes the rules and regulations as outlined in the Florida Administrative Code 64E-16 on Biomedical Waste and FAU policy and procedures. Generators of biomedical waste must have annual training. Duration is approximately 30 minutes. Training is scheduled monthly or as needed. Note: Completion of Biological Safety training or Bloodborne Pathogens training satisfies the Biological Waste training requirement.

 

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 Bloodborne Pathogens Training

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The training explains transmission of BBP in the workplace and emphasizes safe work practices and control measures to reduce occupational exposure. Training is offered to laboratory personnel (working with human materials such as cell lines, tissues, blood and blood components), custodians, first responders, health care workers, campus police and others at risk of exposure in the workplace. Training is required at time of assignment and at least annually.  Duration is approximately one hour. Training is scheduled monthly or as needed.

To self enroll click the link

 Confined Space Entry Training

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 This course includes a discussion of the requirements of OSHA’s Permit-required Confined Space Standard 29CFR 1910.146 and FAU’s Confined Space Program. Topics include: selection and use of protective materials and equipment; the duties of confined space entrants, attendants and entry supervisors, and the requirements of the written permit system.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 COOP Plan Orientation Training

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This one hour session will introduce university units and departments to the purpose and contents of a comprehensive Continuity of Operations Plan. The session will cover what a COOP is and is not, the component elements of a plan, and how to think about and proceed with preparing your own plan.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 First Aid/CPR/AED Training

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First Aid, CPR, and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) training is provided by EH&S. This course certifies a person in First Aid, CPR and AED and takes approximately six hours to complete. This training requires hands-on student participation; therefore, only live classroom courses are offered. Note: There is a charge of $26.85 per student to cover the cost of course materials, and there is a limit of 12 students per course.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Fire Prevention and Emergency Evacuation

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Workplace fire Safety guidelines and regulations are primarily derived from the National Fire Protection Association's Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) regulations contained in Title 29, Part 1910, Subpart E of the Code of Federal Regulations. These regulations apply to buildings and work areas and provide basic requirements for the protection of property and life and the prevention of fires and explosions. OSHA requires employers to have a Fire Prevention Plan and to inform their employees of fire hazards to which they are exposed upon initial assignment to their jobs. 

Fire Prevention and Emergency Evacuation training has been developed to comply with the above regulations and guidelines. Employees will learn about the Fire Prevention Plan and Emergency Evacuation Procedures of their work place, understand the threat and power of fire, and learn fire prevention tips. This class includes hands on Fire Extinguisher Training.

 Fire Safety in Residence Halls

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Workplace fire Safety guidelines and regulations are primarily derived from the National Fire Protection Association's Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) regulations contained in Title 29, Part 1910, Subpart E of the Code of Federal Regulations. These regulations apply to buildings and work areas and provide basic requirements for the protection of property and life and the prevention of fires and explosions. OSHA requires employers to have a Fire Prevention Plan and to inform their employees of fire hazards to which they are exposed upon initial assignment to their jobs.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Fire Safety in Residence Halls

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"Get Out and Stay Alive." This training provides persons who live and work in Residence Halls with the information necessary to maintain a fire safe living environment. This program focuses on fire prevention, fire protection and emergency evacuation, and is designed to save lives in the event of a fire. Topics include: maintaining a fire safe room, what to do upon activation of fire alarm, fire drills, what to do during other emergencies, proper maintenance of fire protection systems, and how to institute a fire watch system. This class includes hands on Fire Extinguisher Training.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Fire Safety for Building Supervisors

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 Fire Safety Training for Building Supervisors provides building supervisors or managers with an overview of their roles in the event of an emergency building fire protection systems of buildings, and guidance and direction for maintaining a fire safe work environment. Participants are also trained to follow up on the most common fire code violations caused by building occupants. This program also helps to establish a network of contact persons in campus facilities, which ensures that fire safety and regulatory compliance issues are handled in an efficient and timely manner. This class includes hands on Fire Extinguisher Training.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Fire Safety & Crowd Management

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 Fire Safety and Crowd Management Training provides guidance to departments that host large size indoor and/or outdoor events, or departments that have Class A&B occupancy facilities such as theatres, auditoriums, gymnasiums etc. The program offers an overview of the requirements that need to be met from the beginning to the end of an event, and the procedures that need to be in place to ensure the safety of the crowd and the organizers. Participants will learn about basic fire protection features of buildings and how they work, what to do during emergency situations, emergency evacuation procedures and how to deal with emergency personnel, how to handle different types of crowds, occupancy classifications & limits, and how to properly use fire extinguishers. This class includes hands on Fire Extinguisher Training.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Fire Safety in Laboratories

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 Fires and explosions are the most serious physical hazards faced in a typical chemistry laboratory. The risks associated with flammable and combustible liquids can be minimized by understanding the fire hazards presented by chemicals used in laboratories. While proper procedures and training can minimize the chances of an accidental fire, you must still deal with a fire emergency should it occur. This training gives you the basics, on how to prevent fires, the proper procedure to follow should a fire occur, proper storage of flammable liquids and other hazardous materials, the behavior of fire and how it spreads as well as the proper selection and use of fire extinguishers. This class includes hands on Fire Extinguisher Training.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Fire Extinguisher Training

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OSHA Standard 1910.157 directs that where an employer has provided fire extinguishers for employees in the workplace, the employer shall provide an education program to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage fire fighting. The employer shall provide the required education upon initial employment and at least annually there after.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Food Safety Training

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Temporary events serving food must follow the Florida Administrative Code 64E-11 on Food Hygiene. This training focuses on safe practices and procedures to prevent foodborne illness and FAU policies and procedures. Duration is approximately 30 minutes. Training is available on-line at all times.

To self enroll click the link 

 Fork Lift Training

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This training session covers the requirements for operation of forklifts as prescribed by OSHA 1910.178.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 General Office Safety Training

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This course will help employees identify the most common safety hazards in the office and apply safety and health principles into daily work activities. General Office Safety topics include: lifting safety, workstation ergonomics and computer-related injuries, ladder safety, falling and tripping hazards, electrical hazards, and indoor air quality issues.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Golf Cart/Utility Vehicle Safety Training

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Any person operating a golf cart/utility vehicle on University property must be aware of the University's safety policies, procedures, and rules applicable to the use of such vehicles. This training session will provide operators with an overview of the Golf Cart/Utility Vehicle Safety Program. Topics will include: authorized areas of use, common examples of improper use, and tips for the safe operation of golf carts/service vehicles.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Hazard Communication Training

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All employees who work with hazardous chemicals must receive training to become knowledgeable about the potential hazards of the chemicals they use and how to properly handle these chemicals. This training session provides general information about working with chemicals. Employee supervisors must provide area specific training. This program will focus on the requirements of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard as specified in 29 CFR, Part 1910.1200. Topics include: an Overview of the OSHA Regulation, Physical & Health Hazards, FAU Hazard Communication Plan, Chemical & Product Labeling, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Chemical Safety & Storage, and Emergency Procedures

To self enroll click the link

 Hazardous Materials Shipping (Ground)

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All employees who ship hazardous materials by ground must receive training to become knowledgeable about the proper procedures for offering these materials for transportation in commerce. The training programs will focus on the requirements specified in the DOT regulations, 49 CFR 172.700. Training topics include: general awareness (labeling, packaging, shipping papers), function specific and safety/emergency response.

To self enroll click the link

 Hazardous Materials Shipping (Air)

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All employees who ship dangerous goods by air must receive training to become knowledgeable about the proper procedures for offering these materials for transportation in commerce. The training program will focus on the requirements specified in the IATA regulations, DGR 1.5. Training topics include: general awareness (labeling, packaging, shipping papers), function specific and safety/emergency response.

To self enroll click the link 

 Hazardous Materials Receiving

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All personnel in areas that receive hazardous materials for distribution to the FAU community must receive awareness training to become knowledgeable about FAU’s proper identification and handling procedures concerning hazardous materials. The training topics include: General Awareness (labeling, packaging, segregation), and safety/emergency response procedures.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Hazardous Waste Awareness and Handling Training -

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All employees who work with hazardous chemicals must receive training to become knowledgeable about the potential hazards of the chemicals they use and how to properly dispose of those chemicals. Employee supervisors must provide area specific training. This training program will focus on the requirements of the EPA's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as specified in 40 CFR, Part 261. Topics include: Definition of a hazardous waste, labeling/handling/storage requirements, spill response procedures, and disposal methods.

To self enroll click the link 

 Hearing Conservation Training

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This course covers the requirements of OSHA’s Hearing Conservation Program – 29 CFR 1910.95. It provides information on the effects of noise on hearing; the purpose of hearing protectors, including instructions on selection, fitting, use and care; and the purpose of audiometric testing.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Laboratory Safety Training

ehs Any person who works in a laboratory must receive training to become knowledgeable of potential hazards in the laboratory. This training session provides general information about working safely in the laboratory. Principal Investigators and/or Lab Managers must provide area specific training to lab workers. This program will focus on the requirements of OSHA's Laboratory Safety Standard as specified in 29 CFR 1910.1450. Topics include: an Overview of the Regulation, Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Control Measures, Lab Safety Inspections, Chemical Storage, Hazard Identification, and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)

 Laser Safety Training

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Laser Safety Training provides general safety information about the hazards of working with Class 3B and Class 4 lasers. The training must be taken annually. Employee supervisors must provide area specific training.

To self enroll click the link

 Lockout/Tagout Training

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This course covers the requirements for Lockout/Tagout of all energy sources during servicing and maintenance of machines or equipment. The requirements of the OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout Standard – 29 CFR 1910.147 will be reviewed, include procedures for the application of locks and tags, and a discussion of the types of energy Lockout/Tagout is designed to control.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries

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Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries training, developed in conjunction with the Divers Alert Network, is available through EH&S. This course provides entry-level training to better recognize possible dive-related injuries and to provide emergency oxygen first aid while emergency medical services are activated. It certifies a person in oxygen administration by DAN for two years and takes approximately four hours to complete for new students or two hours for recertification. Participants are trained using a video presentation along with actual skills performance with a standard oxygen kit. This training requires hands-on student participation; therefore, only live classroom courses are offered. Note: This course does not provide first aid training or CPR training, and class size is limited to 6 individuals.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Radiation Safety Training

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Radiation Safety Training is required for all users of radioactive material at the University as required by Chapter 64E-5 of the Florida Administrative Code, Control of Radiation Hazard Regulations. This training covers information on the regulations governing radiation safety, the potential hazards of radiation exposure, the means for controlling those hazards, and the importance of minimizing radiation exposures. Annual refresher training is accomplished via a web-based training module; however, if you do not have access to a computer please contact the RSO to make special arrangements. A certificate will be issued to all individuals completing the course.

To self enroll click the link 

 Radiation Safety for Support Services

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Service personnel entering areas where radioactive materials or radiation sources are present (i.e. areas posted with a “Caution Radioactive Materials" sign) must first receive radiation safety awareness training. Shipping & Receiving and Mailroom personnel must also attend this training in order to be able to identify improperly delivered radioactive packages.

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 Respiratory Protection Training

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All university personnel who are required to wear respirators must receive training and be fit-tested annually. Topics reviewed in the initial training include an overview of the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard, 29CFR 1910.134, respirator protection factors, proper use and care of a respirator and cartridges, respirator inspection and maintenance, and respirator limitations. All trainees will be fit-tested at this session.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Suspicious Package Training-

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This training session covers the current procedures for dealing with "suspicious packages" at FAU. Topics include: how to identify suspicious packages, what to do if you receive a suspicious package, and what to do if you have opened a suspicious package.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Training Dive (Diver-in-Training)

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Training sessions cover entry level scientific diving techniques. Topics include: underwater data recording, use of dive tables, dive planning, low visibility diving, survey techniques, underwater mapping, underwater photography and videography, and navigation.

More information can be found at EH&S Training site

 Training Dive (Scientific Diver)

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Training sessions cover advanced scientific diving techniques for divers interested in improving their current research diving skills. Topics include: underwater photography, restricted overhead environments, blue-water diving, deep water diving techniques, and nitrox diving.

 

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 Canvas Primer 1

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This Canvas Primer session covers the essentials to get you started in Canvas.

To see what trainings are available click here to check

 Canvas Primer 2

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Ready to move past the basics? The Canvas Primer 2 session focuses on taking your Canvas course to the next level.

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 Canvas Tech Talk Gradebook 2

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This workshop will take an in depth look at the Canvas Gradebook 2 tool. Learn how to set up create late policies and filtering, modify grade settings, and moderation.

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 Canvas Tech Talk Groups

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This workshop will take an in depth look at the Canvas Group tool and settings. Learn how to set up create quiz and quiz bank questions, modify quiz settings, and moderation.

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 Canvas Tech Talk My Mediasite Desktop Recorder

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Are you ready to start recording video lectures from the comfort of your own computer? The Mediasite Desktop Recorder allows you to do just that

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 Canvas Tech Talk Quizzes

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This workshop will take an in depth look at the Canvas Quiz tool.

To see what trainings are available click here to check

 Canvas Tech Talk Turnitin

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This workshop will take an in depth look at the Turnitin tool. Learn how to set up create Turnitin assignments and modify settings.

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 Canvas Tech Talk WebEx

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This workshop will take an in depth look at WebEx, a web-conferencing tool. Learn how to setup up a virtual live session, real-time polling, virtual breakout rooms, quizzes, threaded Q&As, and attention monitoring tools.

To see what trainings are available click here to check