Welcome to Canvas

Welcome to Canvas

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This page will help you get started with Canvas, the powerful yet simple-to-use cloud platform for teaching and learning. Here are just some of the cool things you can do with Canvas:


(This video, The cool things you can do with Canvaswas embedded from YouTube.)

Getting Started with Canvas

If you have access to a Canvas staging environment as part of your LMS evaluation, you can typically create a new Canvas course off the Canvas dashboard as soon as you login:

526 - Courses - Creation and Management (CC) from Instructure on Vimeo.

When you're ready to try Canvas out, here are some short videos to help you get started: 

Canvas Interface Overview

600 - New Canvas User Interface Overview from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Upload and Share Files

512 - Files: Add Course Content from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Digging Deeper into Canvas

If you're ready to really dig in to Canvas, these short videos to help you along:

Canvas Customization & Layout

521 - Course Layout: Customization from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Organizing with Modules

522 - Modules: Creation & Management from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Editing Content with the Rich Editor

113 - Rich Content Editor from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Canvas Assignment Creation

515 - Assignment Creation from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Getting Help

You can always search for help on specific topics at https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers. Here's a video to get you started with our online guides and tutorials.

714 - Canvas Guides from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

Explore Canvas; Have Fun!

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