Educational Technology Faculty Training

To help faculty learn, adopt and utilize various educational technologies available at Mines, ITS and supporting vendors will periodically offer training sessions. 

Fall 2021 Sessions



Hypothesis is an easy to use tool that enables students and teachers to have conversations in the margins of digital texts. Using social annotation gives you new ways to foster student success by building community, critical thinking, and a deeper understanding of readings.

If you can’t attend live, sessions will be recorded and shared with all registrants.

Activating annotation with Hypothesis in Canvas (30 minutes)

This is a great introductory workshop if you are new to adding Hypothesis as an external tool to your readings in Canvas. 

Creative ways to use social annotation in your courses (30 minutes)

This workshop covers a variety of discussion protocols and active-learning strategies that can help make social annotation even more fun and engaging for you and your students. 

Using multimedia & tags in annotations (30 minutes)

This workshop walks you through how to increase engagement by adding multimedia and tags in annotations. 

Using Hypothesis with small groups (30 minutes)

This workshop focuses on the options for using Hypothesis in small groups, and it covers how social annotation can be used to create a more collaborative learning environment. 



Gradescope helps you seamlessly administer and grade all of your assessments, whether online or in-class. Save time grading and get a clear picture of how your students are doing.

Sign up for weekly online Gradescope training.


Canvas is the ITS supported learning management system (LMS) at Mines. Learn more about how to successfully use Canvas to facilitate teaching and learning. 

Canvas support and training is available by scheduling sessions with the ITS educational technology team



Piazza is an intuitive platform for instructors to efficiently manage class Q&A. Students can post questions and collaborate to edit responses to these questions. Instructors can also answer questions, endorse student answers, and edit or delete any posted content.

No sessions currently scheduled. Check out Piazza's training and support resources or reach out at





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