Training Services Portal (TSP) Quarterly News & Updates (Q2-2024)

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Training Services Portal Blog

Updates for Quarter 2, 2024

What’s Included in This Post?
• The latest news on the Training Services Portal
• What's New? Check out the latest updated courses, pathways, and webinars
• What's Next? Learn about what we have on deck for the next quarter.

 

The Quarterly Training Services Portal blog is a vibrant line of communication from our team to you, our valued customers. At the heart of our mission lies a commitment to deliver exceptional training experiences through the Training Services Portal. This blog serves as a conduit, not only to share the latest updates, news, and developments within our portal but also as a means to foster a closer relationship between our team and our esteemed customers.

What’s Up?

Greetings from the On Demand Training Team! We’ve been focusing on cleaning up and auditing content to help us prioritize upcoming course updates and identify topics for future new offerings. Read on to learn what we’ve been up to!

About our Services

Not sure what the Training Services Portal is? We’ve got you covered! 

What’s New?

We are excited to share the latest updates from this past quarter. In addition to our ongoing updates and new offering releases, our team had the opportunity to make a guest appearance on the InstructureCast’s The Bamboo Beat “Unveiling the Lightbulb Moments” podcast episode! Our On Demand team member, Sam Christ, joined host Nicole Hiers and other special guests to discuss the Training Portal and other training services offered through our amazing Learning Services department. Check out the episode below (opens on Spotify), or search for The Bamboo Beat on your preferred podcast streaming platform!

Courses

We are excited to share our newest course, available in our Standard, and Premium subscriptions. 

  • Exploring Canvas for Elementary: This course is designed to introduce you to the features and functionalities of Canvas for Elementary. Throughout this training, we will delve into the intricacies of Canvas for Elementary, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of its capabilities and benefits. Whether you are a seasoned educator or a newcomer, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate Canvas for Elementary effectively. Check out the Exploring Canvas for Elementary Agenda to see an overview of course content. 
  • Performance-Based Teaching: Transforming Teaching with Canvas Tools: This course is designed to explore innovative approaches to education that prioritize active learning, practical application, and authentic assessment. This course focuses on suggested tools and strategies for implementing performance-based learning and assessment in Canvas, not how to configure the suggested tools. Because of this, it is recommended that participants have a basic understanding of how to use Canvas before engaging in this course. Check out the Performance-Based Teaching Agenda to see an overview of course content. 
  • Training Services Portal (TSP) Walkthrough Course - This course has been updated to incorporate the latest changes in our Training Services Portal navigation and user interface. 

Webinars

We are thrilled to announce the success of our complimentary webinar series held from March to June 2024, which saw an impressive turnout. Thank you for your interest. If you were unable to participate or register, you can still access the resource sheets covering each webinar topic:

Please note that these webinars were not recorded. 

If you are a Premium Subscriber attending Training Services Portal webinars this summer or fall, please refer to these recommendations for Higher Education and K-12 institutions.

 

DID YOU KNOW? We also offer recommended scope and sequence checklists for each subscription tier!
Please refer to our Training Services Portal Checklist blog post for more information. These checklists are dynamic documents and will be regularly updated as new course offerings are added to the portal. Subscribe to the Training Services Portal Checklist Blog to stay informed about any modifications. We hope these resources will enrich your learning journey and support your professional development.

Partnerships

Institutions with an Essentials, Standard, or Premium subscription to the Training Services Portal will have access to these courses. Please see the Partnership Program Launch Blog post for information on partnership courses in the portal.

  • We’ve welcomed TimelyCare to our Partnerships offerings. TimelyCare has crafted an engaging training course to help users better understand the benefits of the virtual health and well-being platform. Learn more in the Welcome TimelyCare blog post and the TimelyCare Partnership Course course agenda.

What’s Next?

Updates & New Content

Here is a look at what we have on deck for Quarter 3, 2024.  

  • Mastery Connect - Our Mastery Connect product team has been working hard to deliver some amazing updates! To learn more about the updates and stay up to date on future updates, subscribe to the Mastery Connect Product Blog.  Our team will be working on updating the Getting Started with Mastery Connect training course to reflect these changes. 
  • Course Design & Accessibility Pathway - The courses in this Pathway will also be getting some love! We will begin auditing the current course content and aim to launch our updates in Quarter 4. 

 

Final Thoughts

 

We'd love to hear how you are using the Training Services Portal! Share your experience in the comments. Until next time, be well and keep learning!