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Introduction to Canvas

New to Canvas or want a refresher? Come to an introduction to Canvas workshop.
After completing this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Navigate the Canvas website
  • Select a homepage
  • Edit content
  • Organize modules
  • Add content (including documents, PDFs, PPTs, as well as library course reserves)
  • Create an assignment
  • Navigate the Speedgrader and Canvas Gradebook
  • Organize the left navigation menu
  • Add TAs and Librarians

Sign up for an Introduction to Canvas workshop


Canvas Grading

Need some help with end-of-term grading? A Canvas grading workshop might be for you.
After completing this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Organize assignments into groups and set group weights
  • Specify how students will be graded through the assignments feature for online, paper, and no-submission assignments
  • Annotate/comment on student work and grade student work using SpeedGrader
  • Assign grades through the Gradebook
  • Manage instructor and student views of graded content
  • Develop rubrics for assessment
  • Export grades to .csv file
  • Edit the grading scheme
  • Manage and assess student work using peer review
  • Emerging Technologies for Teaching

Sign up for a Canvas grading workshop