Canvas Preview Sessions

Term Date Time Location
Fall August 31, 2017 1:00 pm – 3:00pm Virtual – Click here to access the preview session.
Fall September 1, 2017 10:00am – noon WLR – 317
Fall September 5, 2017 1:00pm – 3:00pm LTB – 1305
Fall September 21, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm WHTLIC (Modular 2)
Fall September 23, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm LKTLIC (LLC2269)
Fall October 3, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm LKTLIC (LLC2269)
Fall October 12, 2017 3:00pm – 5:00pm  LTB – 1305
Fall October 13, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm WLR – 317
Fall November 10, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm LTB – 1313




The Instructional Technology Department offers a variety of training for faculty and staff. The trainings are offered face to face in the Lakeland TLIC (LLC 2269) and Winter Haven TLIC (Modular 2). Please note that we specialize in “just in time” training. The dates/times may not work well for you or your department; therefore, please contact your campus instructional technologist to find a date/time that will work for you.

TLIC Customs - Weekly Open-Training Opportunities (Winter Haven on Mondays and Lakeland on Wednesdays) from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  The services offered include turnitin, PIE, Office 365, PAL, Collaborate, Smart Sympodium, Capture, iPad tips and tricks, remote proctor now, Atomic Learning, Respondus, eLearning Games.  Contact or with questions.

Polk Information Essentials (PIE) Training Opportunities

PIE is the mechanism for faculty and staff communication at Polk State College. There will be a variety of training opportunities available to all faculty and staff. PIE Technical Liaisons exist to ease the use and understanding of PIE.  Stop in at the TLIC for training or contact or

PIE Basics Training (Phase 1)

Audience: All Users

Facilitators: Technical Liaisons

Session Description: In this session, an introduction to the PIE system is provided and participants will learn to: login, navigate, use calendars, access forms, explore project, department, and committee sites, utilize Office 365, share documents, edit documents, and upload/move content.  In addition, attendees will be provided with information regarding tools such as Delve and Yammer.

PIE Train the Trainer

Audience: Technical Liaisons

Facilitators: PIE Lead Team

Description: Using the training outline, participants will learn to teach the intended competencies and skills needed for the PIE Phase 1 training.

PIE Technical Liaison Training (Phase 2)

Audience: Technical Liaisons

Facilitators: PIE Lead Team

Description: In this session, participants will engage in hands on technical support training to learn the possibilities with app and web parts, how to add web parts and web apps to a PIE site, modify page layouts, manage site users and permissions, add content to a page, and tagging functionality.

Designing your PIE site: Owner/Technical Liaison Workshop (Phase 3)

Audience: Technical Liaisons and Owners

Facilitators: PIE Lead Team

Description: How do you plan to use your sites? Discussion and dialogue between site owners and technical liaisons on site design, functionality, and business process. Additional technical support will be available to assist with the tasks.

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