• Texas Canvas User's Group Conference
    November 6 & 7th, 2014
    Corpus Christi, Texas

     

     Program at a Glance now available! 


    Registration Form  - Registration Deadline: October 31, 2014. 

    Location:  Center For Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX, 78404

    The Texas Canvas Users Group Conference will be held on November 6-7th, 2014 at Del Mar College. 

    November 6, 2014 

    • Registration - Begins at 12:30 p.m. (Lunch on your own)
    • Opening Session - 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
    • Break-out Sessions - 2:15  - 5:00 p.m.
    • Evening Reception - 5:30 p.m. - ? 
      • Join us for a fun evening!!! Awesome food & music!!! 
      • Location: Executive Surf Club 
      • 309 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401   
       

    November 7, 2014 

    • Registration - Begins at 8:00 a.m. (Continental Breakfast will be provided)
    • Keynote Presentation - 9:00 a.m.
    • Break-out Sessions - 9:45 - 11:30 a.m.
    • Networking and Roundtable Discussions - 11:45 - 2:00 p.m. (Lunch will be provided)
    Hotel Information: 
    Looking for a place to stay! We've blocked some rooms for this event. $97 rate
    Be sure to mention the "Texas Canvas User Group Conerence" when registering.
     

    Corpus Christi Residence Inn 
    5229 Blanche Moore Drive
    Corpus Christi, TX 78411
    361-985-1113
    $97
    Group Code:  G1105 

    Corpus Christi Country Inn & Suites 
    5209 Blanche Moore Drive
    Corpus Christi, TX 78411
    361-985-8395
    $97
    Group Code:  1411DELMAR

    Corpus Christi Fairfield Inn 
    5217 Blanche Moore Drive
    Corpus Christi, TX 78411
    361-985-8393
    $97
    Group Code:  DMCS

    Holiday Inn Downtown Marina  - Flyer
    707 North Shoreline Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    $89 plus $5 self-parking
    Reservation Phone Number: 1-800-Holiday (465-4329)
    *When calling please reference the block code “TCU”

    For entertainment ideas go to Visit Corpus Christi 

     

     

     Texas Canvas Users Group Nov. 6 & 7, 2014 

    Program at a glance 


    Thursday, November 6 

    12:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Registration- Front Foyer of CED

    1:30 - 2:00 p.m. - Opening Welcome - CED 106


    Thursday’s Sessions 

    2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

    CED 110 - Get Open! Using open educational resources (OER) in your Canvas courseroom, Phil Davis, Del Mar College

    CED 111 -  Designing a customized Canvas Learning Environment, Gina Palacios, The University of Texas at Austin

    CED 117 - Keys to a Successful Canvas Implementation, Brent Harris, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Robin Bartoletti, North Central Texas College, Sandy Bennett, Baylor University

    CED 119 - Getting Started in Canvas, Michael Wood, Del Mar College

    CED 126 - Turnitin: Canvas Internal Tool vs. External LTI, Dan Buckley and Jennifer Goolsby, Midland College


    3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    CED 110 - Go Big! Publishing your Canvas course to the MOOC World, Phil Davis, Del Mar College

    CED 111 - Equipping the Troops, Becky Solley, North Central Texas College

    CED 117 - Mobile Friendly Design, Juan Saldana, Del Mar College

    CED 119 - How Canvas Promotes an Active Learning Lab Environment, Dan Lindley and Max Miller, Del Mar College

    CED 126 - Kahoot! in the Classroom, Kevin Rutherford, Panola College


    4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    CED 110 - Beyond the Class: Using Canvas across the Entire Community (Panel Discussion) Alan Clark, Del Mar College

    CED 111 - The Perpetual Office Hour (Panel Discussion), Maria Hollendonner, Del Mar College

    CED 117 - Maximizing the Canvas API with PHP, Matthew Irvine, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

    CED 119 - Teaching Mexican-American Studies Program Courses in Canvas: A Roundtable Discussion, Liz Flores, Sandra Valerio, and Eva Muniz, Del Mar College

    CED 126 - Top secret: How to add Publisher DVD’s to your online course, Kyle Cage, Panola

    College



    5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. -  Executive Surf Club Evening Entertainment


    Friday, November 7 

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast

    9:00 - 9:30 a.m. - General Session


    Friday’s Sessions 

    9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

    CED 106 - ISD Technology Director’s Session, Kasey Rasmussen, Instructure

    CED 110 - What's new at Canvas, Estelita and Jace, Instructure

    CED 111 - Using a Peer Review Process in Improve your Online classes, Kevin Rutherford, Panola College

    CED 117 - Lights, Camera, Action:  Using Panopto to Create Videos for Class and Archives, Mike Jones, Del Mar College

    CED 119 - Managing discussions in Canvas, Beatriz Alavardo, Del Mar College

    CED 126 - Getting Started in Canvas, Michael Wood, Del Mar College


    10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

    CED 110 - Open Lab w/ a Canvas Expert / Jordan Dayton, Instructure

    CED 111 - Perceptions of Online Assessment by Students with Disabilities, Stacey Guney and Alicia Stansell, Austin Community College

    CED 117 - LTI & API, Jason Gilbert, Instructure

    CED 119 - The Combined Classroom, Enrique Garcia, Laredo Community College

    CED 126 - Designing Rubrics to Assess Student Learning in Canvas, Jean Down and Lucy James, Del Mar College


    12:00 Noon - 1:30 p.m. (Networking Luncheon)

    Wouldn’t it be cool if ….? Canvas Feature Request