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A Little Canvas video – Why we use Canvas

“Through open, usable, cloud-based technologies, Canvas enables easy integration of the content, tools, and services that teachers need and students want. As the most usable, customizable, adaptable, and reliable learning platform (think 99.9% uptime), Canvas is adopted faster and deeper (or, is used in more ways by more users) than any other LMS. So, in[…]

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How do I create a Mid-semester survey in Canvas?

The Center for Innovative Learning has created a global question bank that consists of mid-course related questions.  This information walks you through building a mid-semester survey using this question bank.  You can use all of the items in the related question bank, choose some of the questions, or add your own questions.  The general explanation[…]

Welcome to Canvas

Teaching with Canvas Online Training Course

This online course is a continuation of Canvas Basic Training Part  I and covers the following Canvas topics: Course Migration Course Administration Integration with External Tools Canvas Mobile This is an ongoing, self-paced online course and can be registered for at any time. This course takes approximately 8 hours to complete.   Register here:

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Download the Canvas Guides PDF manuals?

Canvas Guides PDF manuals are created at least three times a year (roughly April/May, August/September, December/January). For the most updated content, visit the Canvas Guides. PDFs Last Updated on May 18, 2015 Canvas Guides Canvas Admin Guide Canvas Instructor Guide Canvas Instructor Quickstart Guide Canvas Observer Guide Canvas Student Guide Canvas Student Quickstart Guide Canvas[…]

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Canvas Instructional Design Resources

The Canvas Instructure folks have developed some great content to help you along the way. Center staff has also added some great articles about course design. Note some of the links are to videos of conference presentations. Most videos about about 30 minutes long. Canvas Specific Resources Online Course Design – Keep It Super Simple[…]

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Get Perspective – Canvas Student View

Do you ever wonder exactly what students might see when they look at your course? Canvas has a Student View feature available to those enrolled as Teachers, TA’s, and Course Designers. You can access the Student View button from the right sidebar menu of the Settings screen. For instructions, click on How do I access[…]