What are the CanvasLIVE event types?

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 There are 7 different event types in CanvasLIVE.

 

EVENT TYPEDESCRIPTIONLENGTHGREAT FOREXAMPLES

MEET UPS

Online video chats where people join to informally discuss a tool or topic of interest. Meet-ups include at least one facilitator to help jump-start the conversation.

15-30 

minutes

  • Brainstorming ideas
  • Hosting office hours
  • Informal discussions

QUICK

DEMOS

Short informal demonstrations of a tool in action. If you want to demo a 3rd party tool (like an LTI), be sure to focus on its integration with Canvas.

5-20

minutes

  • Demonstrating a feature
  • Demonstrating 3rd-party integrations

(No demos of features in closed beta, please)

TWITTER

CHATS

Informal reverse Q&A on Twitter. The 'host' of the chat posts 3-6 questions related to a topic on Twitter over the course of 1 hour and others chime in with their comments and feedback. Should include #hashtags.

60

minutes

  • Meeting new people
  • Engaging in a topic
  • Getting a pulse on a topic 

PRESENTATIONS

Events presented by one person or a group of people on a specific tool or topic of interest. It often includes a slide deck with open Q&A throughout (or at the end of) the session.

20-60

minutes

  • Sharing tips and tricks
  • Topic deep-dives
  • Processes & checklists

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Curated events where a moderator brings together a group of 2-4 people for a cafe-style discussion around a tool or topic.

30-60

minutes

  • Sharing different POVs
  • Bringing together experts to address challenges, needs, and/or best practices

LIVESTREAM WORKSHOPS

When a school or community member hosts a workshop in real-time through CanvasLIVE. Interactive components are included where participants are encouraged to participate.

45-90

minutes

  • Workshops on campus
  • Conference keynotes
  • Faculty/Teacher trainings

CANVAS

COURSES

Opportunities for users to experience or use a feature, a tool, or an LTI in a sandbox or demo Canvas course.

1-3

weeks

  • Demonstrating Canvas from a student's POV
  • Testing LTI tools
  • Facilitating demo/training courses

 

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