Keep up the InstCon Fever

Still have InstCon fever? Want to access the same high-quality sessions and workshops in the comfort of your home or office? Then participate in these Canvas courses, presented by Canvas users like you, courtesy of the Canvas Network’s Educator Catalog: 


Analytics in Course Design: Leveraging Canvas Data

Institution: Dartmouth 

Instructors: Jing Qi and Brian Reid

Segment: Higher education

Target audience: Faculty and instructional designers

Course Comments:

“It's given me another set of tools to help instructors think through how they want to (re)design their courses.”

“Helped me understand the potential of Canvas API data.”

“Thank you for sharing the User Scripts; these are excellent! They've helped me to understand much of the buried data in Canvas.”

Note: Jing partnered with Jane Esco (CN instructional technologist) and did a session on this very topic at Mission: InstructureCon 0017. 

“Thank you for the wonderful presentation. It is my top experience in terms of sessions thus far.” –University of Kansas instructional designer, InstCon session attendee

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Course Design Lab: Add Flair to Your Canvas Course

Institution:  Mass. College of Liberal Arts 

Instructor: Gerol Petruzella

Segment: K–12/higher education 

Target audience: Instructors (secondary and post-secondary) and course designers

Course Comments:

“The course gave me a variety of resources to enhance my own Canvas page.”

“Helped me diversify the apps and features I can use in Canvas!”

“I learned some great ways to make my course more interesting and interactive!”

“Learning about the Educator Catalog and this course made the whole conference worth it!” –InstCon attendee


Gamify Your Canvas Course With Badgr Open Badges 

Institution: Badgr 

Instructor: Kim Hammond

Segment: K–12/higher education 

Target audience: Canvas teachers, instructional designers, tech coordinators, and administrators

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Introduction to Analytics With Canvas 

Institution: Utah Valley University 

Instructors: Seth Gurell and Sam Gedeborg

Segment: Higher education

Target Audience: Educators in HE

Canvas Network

Don’t forget to check out the many other free professional development opportunities available through Canvas Network’s Educator Catalog. Simply go to and select the Educator Catalog category under the search bar. 

Keep Learning,

Hilary Melander
Manager of Canvas Network