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TOUCH is the open hours faculty support program from the WyoCourses instructional support team of the Outreach School and the Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning. TOUCH provides faculty individualized consultations with instructional designers and technologists, and faculty mentors. After gaining a basic understanding of the features and capabilities of the Canvas system through the above and other available opportunities, bring questions of particular challenges or objectives to TOUCH. If you have a laptop, bring it along.  

Summer Schedule: Monday, May 15 – Monday, August 17 (no TOUCH Monday, 5/29-Memorial Day)
=> Mondays 1:00-3:00 pm, Coe 510F (ECTL) 766-4814 or online via Zoom

*Joining with the zoom link will open up the zoom session in another tab.  Click the button in that tab that says "Launch Application"

Other ways to join the session are as follows:

iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +14086380968,305711228# or +16465588656,305711228#

Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 305 711 228

 If TOUCH sessions do not work for your schedule, request a time to meet with
a member of the WyoCourses Instructional Support Team

Instructional Support Team

And, the instructional support professionals of ECTL and Outreach are available to assist your development. Email for assistance. 

And, the instructional support professionals of ECTL and Outreach are available to assist your development. for assistance. 

Name Department Location Email

Phineas Kelly

ECTL Laramie

Meg Van Baalen-Wood

ECTL Laramie

Christi Boggs Outreach  Laramie
Jeff Miller Outreach Laramie
Oksana Wasilik UW Casper Casper

WyoCourses and Instructional Technology Workshops

Now you have a shell and don't know much about advanced topics? Grading? Rubrics? Exams & Quizzes? Groups? Mobile Apps?

These workshops will help you use WyoCourses to its full capacity. Each one-hour session will give you hands on assistance using some of the advanced tools in WyoCourses. Please bring your laptop, power cord, and course materials, e.g., draft syllabi, course schedules, assignments, quizzes, etc.

Check the training calendar below for the schedule. Workshops will be held in COE 510F.  
Please email with any questions.

Registering for Training

Below find information on registering for training sessions and workshops to help you with:

IT will be holding EvaluationKIT review/training sessions the two weeks after spring break. The interface for EvaluationKIT has changed since the fall, and we will be covering where everything is now located, as well as how to set up an evaluation project using data imports from Canvas (WyoCourses). 

These 45-minute webinars will equip you with time-saving skills for creating online assessments and deterring students from cheating during online exams.

Whether you use Blackboard, Brightspace, Canvas, Moodle, or Sakai, you'll learn skills that can be applied immediately.

Register Today!

Training Resources

The Canvas Help Center offers on-demand access to the most comprehensive training resources on the Canvas system. The selections below from their video tutorials and instructor guides are a suggested starting point for learning the instructional features and capabilities of the flexible learning management system. Apply instruction to your upcoming course, or request a test course shell.

Remember, you can enlarge the video to full screen by clicking on the four-arrow icon, bottom right of video player window. Each video tutorial is about three minutes long, with the exception of the Canvas Instructor Training series, where each of the three videos is about an hour long,

In the instructor guides, note links to related pages. 

When these resources do not provide you the solution to your teaching objective, visit us at a TOUCH session, or email the WyoCourses instructional support team

information on Touch sessions can be found in the 

Training Resources

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