Course and organization support documents
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Canvas Resources for Faculty
For additional resources or assistance with Canvas topics, please email George Hoffman.
Canvas Accessibility Checker
Canvas Analytics Beta for Comparing Course Grades
Copying a Canvas Course to a New Canvas Course
Copying a Quiz
Creating an Attendance Report
Create a Column in the Gradebook
Displaying Courses on Your Dashboard
Document Grader in Canvas
Do Not Delete The Attendance Assignment
Emailing Students and Creating an Email Address List
Exporting a Course From Canvas
Exporting Your Gradebook
How to Copy a Video in Another Canvas Course
Merging Canvas Courses
Panopto in Canvas (Faculty)
Remove the Roll Call Attendance Score
Setting Up Weighted Grades
Student Orientation to Canvas
The Undelete Trick
Using an Excused Badge in Canvas Attendance
wēpa to Print from Canvas
Zoom in Canvas
Canvas for Organizations
Canvas Organizations is separate from Canvas Courses. To have an organization created or for assistance with managing an organization, please email CTLT.
Canvas Staff Resources Site (login required)
Canvas CTLT Organization Site (login required)
Canvas Video Tutorials
A Video Tutorial Library is available. Videos on selected topics are listed. Note: Videos may not look identical to SU Courses and Organizations.
Communication Options and Preferences
Complete Overview of Canvas Components
Conversations – Inbox and Messages
Course Layout: Home Page Customization and Navigation
Courses: Creation and Management
Files: Adding Course Content
Groups: Creation and Management
Modules: Creation and Management
Pages: Creation and Management
People and Users Overview
Quiz Creation: Questions
Quiz Creation: Settings
Rich Content Editor
Users Settings and Profile Picture
Canvas Community and Canvas Commons
Canvas Community is a searchable help site containing Guides, Answers to FAQs, and Additional Resources for 24/7 access when you have questions.
Canvas Commons is a space for resource sharing with numerous Q & As, videos, help files, and course building ideas and resources.
Canvas Community Overview
Canvas Community: Find Answers
Canvas Community: Guides Overview
Resources for Students
Students may use these videos to help become oriented to Canvas, start using Canvas, and answer FAQs.
Assignment Submissions for Students
Assignments Overview for Students
Calendar for Students
Checking Grades for Students
Discussions for Students
Groups for Students
Quizzes for Students
Working with Files for Students