May 6, 2020
Over 500 instructors underwent the Canvas training on on April 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24, 2020. Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) program that Holy Angel University will use to facilitate online classes.
Instructors were from the Senior High School department, College department, and Guest Lecturers.
Canvas trainer Connie Khoo delivered the first week of training. Prof. Leo Valdes delivered the following week, with modifications specifically for High School.
The course was delivered in a combination of live lecture and demonstration (using Zoom App) and self-paced instruction with assignments (in Canvas LMS).
Select instructors from the School of Computing — known as the HAU Canvas Champions — provided individualized support. They are Kevin Espinosa, Alma Theresa Manaloto, Jeanky Mendez, Magsie Magbag, Everly Chua, Mary Jane Rabena, Jehan Bulanadi, Joseph Esquivel, and Carisma Caro. Office of International Affairs' (OIA) Instructional Designer Stephanie Mabasa also provided support to attendees.
The course covered the basics of using and personalizing Canvas, building lesson modules, quizzes and assignments.
All faculty members are currently migrating their lectures, experiments and traditional syllabi to the new LMS