What are the CanvasLIVE event types?

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 There are 9 different event types in CanvasLIVE.

 

EVENT TYPEDESCRIPTIONTYPEGREAT FOREXAMPLES

MEET UPS

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

 

Online

On-site

(30-60 mins)

  • 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.

Online

(5-20 mins)

  • 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.

Online

(30-60 mins)

  • 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.

Online

On-site

(20-60 mins)

  • 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.

Online

On-site

(30-60 mins)

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

WORKSHOPS

When a school or community member hosts a workshop.

Online

On-site

(1hr-Half day)

  • 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.

Online

(1-3 weeks facilitated or self-directed)

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

CONFERENCES

On-site conferences or events promoted in CanvasLIVE. This includes unconferences, too!

On-site

(variable days)

  • Day(s) filled with multiple sessions/tracks
  • Keynotes
  • Free or Fee-based event

PARTY or GAME

Who doesn't like to party or play games. Wanna host an event or game?

Online

  • Leveling up a 'meet-up' with some fun party-type flair.
  • Online Trivia
  • Fun contests

 

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