This page is your one-stop-shop for ideas, support, and resources in Canvas.
Whether you need help right away or are looking for ways to “jazz up” an existing course, want to know if you’re “doing it right”, or are interested in learning how you can take your courses to the next level, the links and resources below will help you get where you want to go.
If you have questions or need help with your Canvas course, don’t hesitate to contact me at your convenience.
If you need help outside regular business hours or it’s an emergency, you can also contact Canvas support by phone (855-308-2494) or via chat.
Need Canvas training?
We can schedule 1-on-1 or small group training at your convenience and covering any topics you like. Contact me any time.
We can also coordinate workshops with the Faculty Innovation Center for larger groups or more complex topics. Please let me know what you’d like to discuss and I’ll be happy to make arrangements.
Check here from time to time for updates and new info regarding best practices for your Canvas course.
More topics coming soon…
- Quizzes and Question Banks
- SpeedGrader (where to add comments, preferred browser, etc.)
- Course Navigation
- Dynamic Content
- Embedded Content
- from UT Box
- from Google Drive
- Media Recorder
- Wraparound Text
- Move Total Column to Front of Gradebook
Resources and Training
UT’s Faculty Innovation Center has a curated list of all kinds of great resources in their Canvas Training Center.
Some specific topics you might find useful:
- Rich Content Editor
- Merge Courses
- Student View
- How to Create a Turnitin Assignment
- Reset Course Content
- Add People to Your Canvas Course
- more soon…
The University of Washington has also created a great one-page guide for course building.
The Canvas community online is also a great place to find resources, how-to articles, training materials and more. If you’re new to Canvas, a great place to begin is with the Canvas Training Center or with the Canvas Instructor Guide. There are also numerous training videos available in the Canvas Video Guide.
The Faculty Innovation Center’s Canvas Training Center is a great example of how you can use modules and pages to organize your course content for an optimal user experience. They’re also developing a special course to put the tools into your hands to help you build better Canvas courses: Architecting Online Courses.
Indiana University has also created this free, self-paced online course called Designing and Teaching for Impact in Online Courses.
If you have any questions about Canvas or anything on this page, please don’t hesitate to contact me at your convenience.