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Canvas Instructor Training

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Self-Paced Growing with Canvas training

"Growing with Canvas" offers online, step-by-step training to help you build your course through self-directed modules. Instructors are automatically enrolled and given a practice sandbox. Sign into Canvas to find the Self-Paced Growing with Canvas course on your dashboard.

Should you build in Canvas from scratch or transfer from Blackboard?

Use these guides to help you know which tools and files transfer well and which don't. They will also walk you through the steps for transferring course material.

Web-based, self-help options

Canvas has a great group of guides and a robust community ready to help you. These links will help you to search for specific questions or get trained through LinkedIn Learning.

Remote training

Would you like to learn from a trainer? Educational Technology Services offers regular workshops, drop-in support hours, and Zoom video conferences to help you when and where you need. Click this link to see what is offered and/or sign up for a session.

Download the Canvas Teacher app

Use these links to download the appropriate Canvas teacher app. You'll be amazed how much you can accomplish from your mobile phone.

Questions? Contact 24/7 Canvas support.

Canvas offers 24/7 technical support for all your technical questions and needs. Sign into Canvas and click "Help" for support details. You can also contact Educational Technology Services for help designing your course in Canvas.

Canvas LMS


The Canvas Learning Management System helps instructors support the learning needs of their students by giving them a space to organize learning. Instructors can organize files and readings, deliver multi-media content, add formative and summative assessments, grade, integrate with textbooks, communicate with students, review student learning analytics, and much more.