Instructor Resources

Are you new to teaching in Canvas? Maybe you are familiar with Canvas and looking for new ideas, techniques or answers and want to build on what you already know.

Canvas Instructor Guides

Teaching & Learning with Canvas – Course Support Resources

Mobile App

Tech Support

 

Student Resources

Looking for guides or how to do something in Canvas? We have resources to help you be successful with Canvas@WCU!

 

Canvas Student Guides

Online Learning Student Support

Mobile App

Tech Support

 

Self-Paced Canvas Training

Instructors – Earn skills badges while learning everything you need to know to get started teaching in Canvas with “Priming the Canvas. This course is located on your Canvas Dashboard and also highlights using online tools and teaching best practices.

StudentsLearn the basics of Canvas with our Passport to Canvas Course. The course is located on your Canvas dashboard as a resource to help you be successful.

Workshops and Training Oportunities

There are a number of different ways that you can grow your skills in Canvas.  Explore them here.

Canvas Blog

Canvas Implementation Core Integrations

One of the reasons that WCU chose Canvas was for the shift in student engagement and consumption of media using mobile devices.  The best way to design your courses is, of course, using your computer, but your students will appreciate efforts to make the course more...

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Rubrics in Canvas

Rubrics¬†can be used to grade assignments,¬†discussions and quizzes¬†in a course.¬† Rubrics¬†can be used to as an efficient¬†way to evaluate assignments, quizzes and discussions¬†with more effective and valuable individual feedback and expectation for students.¬†   Why...

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Canvas and Mobile Apps

One of the reasons that WCU chose Canvas was for the shift in student engagement and consumption of media using mobile devices.  The best way to design your courses is, of course, using your computer, but your students will appreciate efforts to make the course more...

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How to Release Content Conditionally in Canvas

Would you like to require students to participate in a discussion, view a file, or some other prerequisite before moving forward in your Canvas course? Faculty who enjoyed Blackboard’s adaptive release tool will be pleased with what Canvas offers, as it’s easier to...

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Discussions in Canvas

The Canvas’ Discussions Feature - How does it Fare?  Of all Blackboard tools, the Blackboard Discussion Board may be the most utilized by instructors and students. Many faculty rely on the discussion board as a central aspect of their teaching and learning...

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Groups in Canvas

Faculty will be pleased to know that Canvas has a Groups function, just as Blackboard did, and is more functional and flexible.  Faculty can create a variety of groups (e.g. a working group, study group, or project group), and can even allow students to self-sign up,...

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