Monday, October 15, 2018

Are you trying Canvas? Try these help documents

Congratulations on trying to develop courses in Canvas! Below are some links to help documents that you might try. Remember that your Professional Development Strategists are available to help you.

Canvas Help Documents

Copying a course from another WebCampus course
How to copy a course from one semester to the next

Importing content into your course from a course export .zip file
How to upload files and materials from a .zip file
 
Modules as an organizational structure
An introduction to the main organizational structure for Canvas. Modules create the structure through which students interact with your pages, discussion boards, quizzes, assignments and more.
 
Populating your module structure with content
How to add files, pages, assignments, quizzes, discussion boards and more to your course within the module structure.
 
Uploading files in your course
How to upload and maintain a list of files in your course for access by you or your students
 
Creating a new content page
Content pages represent the core of many courses in WebCampus and can be used to create instructional content and even an attractive landing page for your course.
 
Creating an announcement
Announcements are an important way to get critical information communicated to students within your course.

Creating discussions
How to create and maintain student discussion boards in your course.
 
Creating an online assignment
How to create and configure assignment drop-boxes for online graded student submissions.

Creating a graded column for offline assignments
How to create a column for manually entering grades for in-class student submissions.
 
Creating Accessible Content in Canvas (PDF)
Learn how to ensure your WebCampus content meets the mandatory accessibility guidelines with universal design that benefits all students.