The existing Blackboard team will continue to support users of any third-party tools associated with Bb use (e.g. Respondus, Collaborate, Turn-it-in, etc.). As faculty begin teaching courses in Canvas, Dr. Fisher’s team will provide all technical support for Canvas users, including all third-party tools needed for faculty and student success.
Training for both faculty and instructional design/technology staff will begin in January 2014 with two WebEx seminars hosted by Canvas. Next, Canvas personnel will be on the UAB campus for three days of face-to-face training in late January or early February. A new website to support faculty, students and instructional designers in the use of Canvas will go live by February 1st. Specific dates for all training will be announced on the UAB Online website (www.uab.edu/online) before classes begin on January 6th. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for further information.