Canvas-Getting Started

About the Class:

This course provides an introduction to the latest version of the University’s web-based course management program, Canvas.

What You’ll Learn:

Upon completion of this class, participants will:

  • Gain a basic understanding of a Canvas, and basic use of a course management tool, including best practices of good course design.
  • Identify the features of Canvas, navigate, use menus, tool bars.
  • Authenticate to the University Canvas website.
  • Access a course from both the student and instructor perspective.
  • Follow Copyright and Fair Use of Educational Multimedia guidelines.
  • Edit course content.
  • Publish.
  • Modify course settings.
  • Create groups and assign access rights.
  • View the online help features.
  • Access and use the Gradebook.

What You Need to Know:

  • Basic keyboarding and mouse skills are recommended.

If you don’t have those skills, consider first taking the workshop: