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Canvas Instructor Training

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Remote training

Would you like to learn from a trainer? Educational Technology Services offers regular workshops, drop-in support hours, and 1:1 consultations to help you when and where you need.

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.

Web-based, self-help options

Canvas has a great group of guides and a robust community ready to help you. We also have a "Getting Started with Canvas" tutorial for Chapman instructors who are new to Canvas or need a refresher.

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.

Need something from Blackboard?

Now that Blackboard has officially retired, you may be wondering how to access content from past Blackboard courses. Did you know that your Blackboard courses were migrated to an archive space in Canvas so that you can access them any time and copy content from them? If you need something other than course content from Blackboard, please read the "Wrapping up Blackboard" blog post.

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.