Canvas Training

Training Schedule

If you would like to sign up for a Canvas Training workshop, please do so on the RSVP sheets here, or you can simply email and ask us to add you. Please be aware that the only way to guarantee a seat is by reserving it yourself with the link above.

Training Strategies


Instructor Training (2 hr)

Provides Instructors with an overview of basic Canvas functionality, including account settings, notification preferences, messaging students, uploading files, editing pages, customizing the course navigation, and building assignments. Participants also learn the basics of quizzes, discussions, analytics, and grading.

Course Design (2 hr)

Provides Instructors with sample design strategies they can use to organize assignments, discussions, quizzes, and content into an easy-to-navigate course. Participants will also learn how to use Canvas assessment tools and analytics.

Assessment Tools (2 hr)

Introduces instructors to features they can use to provide assessments, feedback, and grades to students. Participants learn how to use Discussions, Assignments, Quizzes, Outcomes, Rubrics, SpeedGrader, and the Gradebook.

Office Hours…

Feel like chatting with James? He is available in his office (ACK209) for walk-ins every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. First come, first served!

Off Campus?

Get in touch with and we will coordinate a one-on-one Google Hangout session to guide you through the ins and outs of Canvas, course migration, or features you’d like to know more about.

Not enough hours in the day?

You can also check out our recorded webinar sessions at any time that works for you, which we will post on this site as they become available. In addition to that, Canvas’ support website is actually pretty useful compared to other Brand X LMS self-help offerings. Here is their Canvas Quick-start guide for instructors.


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