April 6, 2011 LIFT Forum — Beyond WebCT: An Introduction to Canvas

Jeanne Le Ber
Emeritus Faculty

The Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Cory Stokes and Rebekah Grow (both from TACC) speaking about Beyond WebCT: An Introduction to Canvas. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2110 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program.

Program Description: This session addresses Canvas, the new learning management system that replaces WebCT at the University of Utah starting summer 2012. General information will be provided about the RFP process and why the statewide consortium selected this vendor. Staff from TACC (Technology Assisted Curriculum Center) will address training and migration plans for the next year.

Cory Stokes brings extensive instructional technology experience to the University specializing in large-scale course management systems and learning object repositories. He implemented several course and media services for institutions and schools across the Utah Education Network as well as collaborative projects with PBS and other national partners. Cory holds an M.S. in Instructional Technology from Utah State University.

Rebekah Grow has worked in the TACC offices for the past 12 years. She meets with and trains faculty on educational technology. Rebekah also helps to manage the support desk for students and faculty.

For more details, visit the LIFT Forum page.  Program can be viewed from off-site via links from the web page; and available on demand after the program.

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The LIFT Forum is co-sponsored by the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Media-on-Demand committee.

Questions can be directed to:
Jeanne Le Ber; 801-585-6744