Welcome to Canvas


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:

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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:

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

Canvas Interface Overview

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Upload and Share Files

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Digging Deeper into Canvas

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

Canvas Customization & Layout

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Organizing with Modules

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Editing Content with the Rich Editor

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Canvas Assignment Creation

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Getting Help

You can always search for help on specific topics at help.instructure.com, or simply chat live with Canvas Support 24/7/365. Here's a video to get you started with our online guides and tutorials.

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Explore Canvas; Have Fun!

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