Professional Learning Series: Fall 2020 | Webster University

Professional Learning Series: Fall 2020

The School of Education is offering opportunities for educators to enhance their classroom instruction.Some courses may be used as part of your degree program with permission of an advisor. Find a course you're interested in below, and apply for a session to reserve your seat.

NOTE: the courses listed below will be taught in an online format.


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Canvas Basics

This one credit online course will provide an overview of the Canvas Learning Management system. A specific focus on learning using the central features of Canvas in a class shell ie. (navigation menu, announcements, discussions, assignments, modules, and the calendar). This course will provide ample practice activities using the Canvas Interface.

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Canvas for Instructors: Creating Meaningful Online Learning

This one credit online course will provide an overview of the teaching features of the Canvas Learning Management system, with a specific focus on using the best instructional strategies for learner engagement, collaboration, and assessment for learning. Participants will create modules of instruction that include building transparent assignments, rubrics, and remote, active learning activities. This course will offer ample practice activities using Canvas interface to design a course.


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Access to the Teaching Resource Center

For organizations who want to provide additional support for teachers, substitutes and administrators using Canvas, we now offer the Teaching Resource Center. This area has Canvas, how to guides, video demonstrations, step-by-step instructions and best practices examples all in one place. This area has been built by Webster University online instructors and designers with over seven years of expertise delivering courses with Canvas.

Contact Information

Dr. Brynne Schroeder




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Master of Educational Technology (MET)

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Master of Arts in Special Education

Enhance your application of coursework in special education classes. Program emphases also help instructors focus on specific learning disabilities.

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Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.)

Strengthen your leadership skills to help your students and educational community meet their needs.

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