The Homepage is the entry point for your course. We suggest using the Syllabus as your Homepage because all of your graded course activities will be displayed there for your students. You can also provide a downloadable course syllabus and links to other course information on the Syllabus page.
See how to choose your Homepage at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2556
In this Course Layout: Customization video you will learn how to customize your course, including your home page and course navigation.
See how to manage the Syllabus page at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-1860
In this Syllabus Overview video you will learn how to use the Syllabus in Canvas.
Create your course activities (tests, assignments, discussions, etc.) using Assignments. All assignments can be graded or ungraded, as well as submitted online or on paper. Assignments will be
Learn more about Assignments at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4131#jive_content_id_Assignments
In this Assignments Overview video, you will get an overview of the Assignments index page, including Assignment groups and types.In this Assignment Creation video you will learn the basics of creating an Assignment.
You can organize your course content into Modules by topic/unit/week. Modules are organized to either click on a certain page or to progress through using “next” and “previous” buttons.
more about Modules at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4131#jive_content_id_Modules
In this Modules: Creation and Management video you will learn how to create and manage Modules in your course.
UTK is transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas, and will retire Blackboard on May 31, 2017. The countdown has begun!
Students may find that some of their fall and spring semester courses are in Canvas, while others will be in Blackboard. Individual faculty have chosen which system to use during the transition, so be sure to
double check with your faculty on which system your course will reside.
This support site will continue to grow and evolve, but for now, here is a set of quick guides that will provide you with all of the basics to get you started.
Getting Started with Canvas (For Students):
Canvas Student Guide: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4121
Canvas Student Tour (Duration is provided in parentheses):
Getting Started with Canvas (For Faculty):
Canvas Instructor Guide: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4131
Canvas Faculty Tour (Duration is provided in parentheses):
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