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Canvas Quick Start 5.0

  • Format: online
This self-paced course will benefit all instructors, not just those who are new to online teaching. The introduction covers some items that are specific to the MU Extension Canvas platform and our integration with other systems. Throughout the other modules, you will find information about Canvas tools and processes, as well as tools and processes particular to MU Extension's Canvas platform. We are confident that you will find value in the lessons throughout this course. This course is also available in the MU Extension Canvas Onboarding Program.

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 Canvas Quick Start 5.0

Course Introduction:

We know educators have a lot on their plates and this course was created with educators (YOU!) in mind to facilitate the design and implementation of your course in Canvas.  This self-paced course offers a Canvas "how-to" from requesting your course site to adding content, creating discussions, and more.  Everything you need to get your first course up and running. This site will be continually updated and serve you well as an ongoing resource.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, you will be able to

  • Access your Canvas account and adjust personal account settings.
  • Build your course framework.
  • Organize your course content with modules. 
  • Create course content including pages, assignments, discussions, quizzes and more.
  • Add multimedia to your course content, assignments and discussions.
  • Monitor student progress and assess student learning.
  • Conduct a course review.

Meet Your Instructor:

Jessica Gordon, Curriculum Consultant
MU Extension Learning and Teaching Services
[email protected] | Cherwell Canvas Portal 

Format: Self-paced 

Department: Learning and Teaching Services

Credit: Certificate

Audience: This course will benefit all instructors working in Canvas, not just those who are new to online teaching.