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Flash Canvas Virtual Summit
Flash Canvas Virtual Summit
  
The Flash Canvas Virtual Summit was hosted online by ITS Teaching & Learning. The summit previewed exciting new tools and features that are aimed to enhance teaching and learning on Canvas.
 Friday, November 19, 2021  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 All sessions were recorded and are available on-demand below.
Summit Schedule (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
10:00 am - New Quizzes Migration Project
New Quizzes is a dynamic quiz engine tool that is gradually replacing Classic Quizzes in Canvas. In Summer 2022 Classic Quizzes can no longer be created, and in Summer 2023 Classic Quizzes will be completely retired. This session will cover the timeline of this migration project and also highlight some exciting features of New Quizzes.
Presenter: Cathy Crouch, ccrouch@umich.edu 
Presentation Slides
Interested in a deep dive demo of New Quizzes? See a full demonstration of New Quizzes during the Join the future of quizzing in Canvas Workshop on 12/01/21, 12/06/21, 12/14/21, & 01/03/22.
New Quizzes Migration Project Session Recording:
10:15 am - Send Your Cloud Recordings Directly to Your My Media With Zoom Recordings Manager
Come check out the Zoom Recordings Manager and see how easy it is to push your cloud recordings to your My Media (MiVideo) in Canvas. 
Presenter: Melinda Kraft, makraft@umich.edu 
Presentation Slides
Interested in a deep dive demo of the Zoom Recordings Manager? See a full demonstration of the Zoom Recordings Manager in the Using Video in Canvas Workshop on 11/29/2021.
Zoom Recordings Manager Session Recording:
10:30 am - Enhance your Course with Adobe Spark
Are you looking to engage students by encouraging creativity and collaboration? Come hear about Adobe Spark within the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite! Adobe Spark is an integrated suite of media creation applications for mobile and web. It comprises three separate design apps: Spark Page, Spark Post, and Spark Video. 
Presenters: Nargas Oskui, nargas@umich.edu
Interested in a deep dive demo of the Adobe Spark? See a full demonstration of the Abobe Spark in the Spark Engagement with Adobe Spark Workshop on 12/09/2021 & 01/05/2022.
Adobe Spark Session Recording:
10:45 am - Issue Digital Credentials in Your Course with Badgr
Badgr is a digital credentialing tool that allows instructors to award badges to students for completing modules, demonstrating that they have attained competencies. With Badgr, users can collect, share, create and award Open Badges for user achievements. Come ready to learn about how you can use Badgr in your next Canvas course!
Presenter: Nargas Oskui, nargas@umich.edu 
Presentation Slides
Interested in a deep dive demo of Badgr? See a full demonstration of the Badgr in the Issue Digital Credentials in Your Course with Badgr Workshop on 12/13/2021.
Badgr Session Recording:
Break (11:00 am - 11:15 am)
11:15 am - Elevate your Course Discussions with Slack
Slack is a collaborative messaging app that allows for rich class discussions and question forums. This session will cover Slack features and how you can create a workspace for your Canvas courses in the new U-M Slack instance.
Presenter: Brian Cors, bcors@umich.edu 
Presentation Slides
Interested in a deep dive demo of Slack? See a full demonstration of Slack in the Getting Started with Slack Workshop on 11/30/2021 & 12/07/2021.
Slack Session Recording:
11:30 am - Dirty Course? Let's Clean It Up!
Canvas offers some great tools for importing course content for reuse, but sometimes things don't go according to plan. In this session we will get you ready for a smooth term start with best practices, tips and tricks for reusing course content and making sure your site is accessible to assistive technology.
Presenter: Melinda Kraft, makraft@umich.edu 
Presentation Slides
Dirty Course Session Recording:
11:45 am - Turn Course Videos into a Social and Collaborative Experience with Annoto
The Fall 2021 Annoto pilot has been extended for Winter 2022! Annoto is a video annotation tool that works with your My Media (MiVideo/Kaltura) content in Canvas. Turn Annoto on in your Canvas course and watch your students engage with your videos in a whole new way. In this session we will give a demonstration of the Annoto tool and give you everything you need to get up and running with just a few clicks. 
Presenter: Melinda Kraft, makraft@umich.edu 
Presentation Slides
Interested in a deep dive demo of Annoto? See a full demonstration of Annoto in the Using Annoto with Video Content Workshop on 12/10/2021 & 01/06/2022.
Annoto Session Recording:
Library Tools Demo
Presenter: Diana Perpich, dperpich@umich.edu
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