Introducing: The Commons
Find practical online/blended course planning strategies. More content will be added throughout the summer!
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Featured Events and Initiatives


The Commons: Online/Blended Course Planning

Welcome to the FIC gathering place for conversation and a curated collection of resources to support summer and fall courses. We're open so come on in and join us!

Remote Teaching Series

Did you miss one of these spring semester conversations? All of the recordings are now available.

Provost’s Teaching Fellows across campus shared remote teaching insights and facilitated conversations amongst colleagues.


Take a look at early August workshops from the Canvas Team to get prepared for fall semester. Also, the Canvas Training Center has a variety of resources to support your instructional goals.



Canvas Quizzes + Proctorio Remote Proctoring
Tuesday Aug. 4, 10 to 11 a.m.
Online Assignments and Gradebook
Wednesday Aug. 5, 11 a.m. to Noon
Canvas Crash Course
Wednesday Aug. 5, Noon to 1 p.m.
Canvas Crash Course
Wednesday Aug. 5, 1 to 2 p.m.
Adapting Your Course for Online/Remote Teaching
Thursday Aug. 6, 10 to 11 a.m.
Canvas Quizzes + Proctorio Remote Proctoring
Thursday Aug. 6, Noon to 1 p.m.
2020 New Faculty Symposium Day 1
Tuesday Aug. 18, All-day event