Canvas Faculty Training - Workshop 1

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workshop 1 welcome to canvas

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After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Logon to Canvas
  • Identify the Canvas page elements and their functions
  • Navigate the Canvas interface
  • Add an event to your calendar
  • Participate in a discussion
  • Reply to a conversation
  • Submit an assignment
  • Take a quiz
  • View grades
  • Manage personal files
  • Upload files
  • Create a folder
  • Preview files
  • Add your profile picture
  • Enter contact method
  • Set up web services
  • Select notification choices
  • Send a message, start a conversation
  • Create a simple assignment
  • View roster
  • Getting help

1. Navigate and explore the Canvas environment

Think of your students first. Explore from the student perspective and get firsthand experience. Entering your contact method

  • Finding your way around the interface
  • Adding an event to the calendar
  • Participating in a discussion
  • Submitting an assignment
  • Taking a quiz
  • Viewing grades
  • Uploading files
2. Customize your Profile and Notification Preferences

Open your communication channels. Check out your options,

  • Adding a profile picture
  • Entering your contact method
  • Setting up social media services
  • Making your notifications choices
3. Start building your course

Design for learning. Start small, build smart. Begin,

  • Creating a Welcome greeting
  • Adding syllabus data
4. Get Help!

Find answers to your questions. Multiple resources available when you need it,

  • Reporting a problem
  • Searching the Canvas guides
  • Contacting us (Library/A&II)


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