Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFE)

Canvas Resources & Tutorials

Getting Started with Canvas

Instructure & Canvas Community Resources

Additional CAFE Support

On-Demand Playlist

Choose these resources if you are an independent learner who wants to work at your own convenience and is comfortable exploring further by yourself.

Video versions provide brief overviews, while Text versions provide detailed instructions and screenshots.


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Canvas Overview (5m 47s) How does Canvas work as a supplement to face-to-face courses?
Course Home Page Customization (3m 25s) How do I use the Course Home Page as an instructor?
Pages Overview (3m 26s) How do I create a new page in a course?
Announcements Overview (2m 23s) How do I add an announcement in a course?
Modules Overview (4m 12s) How do I use the Modules Index Page?
Calendar Overview (5m 2s) How do I use the Calendar as an instructor?
Notification Preferences (3m 22s) How do I manage notifications for a single course as an instructor?
Course Settings Preferences (5m 49s) How do I use course settings?
Converting a Document into a Canvas Page (4m 59s) How can I convert an MS Word document into a Canvas page?
Chat (2m 19s) How do I use Chat as an instructor?



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Discussions Overview (5m 19s) How do I create a discussion as an instructor?
Assignments Overview (4m 15s) How do I create an assignment?
Quizzes Overview (4m 37s) How do I use the Quizzes Index Page?
Groups (4m 52s) How do I add a group set in a course?
Collaborations (2m 14s) How do I use the Collaborations Index Page?



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Gradebook Overview (9m 7s) How do I use the Gradebook?
Speedgrader Overview (3m 6s) How do I use SpeedGrader?
Conversations (4m 14s) How do I use the Inbox as an instructor?

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