CSU is dedicated to supporting instructors teach online with Canvas, as supplement to F2F classes, or fully online.

Keep Teaching – the central repository for getting started with Canvas and doing course prep for online or hybrid instructio

Key Canvas Items for Instructors

Course Preparation – course creation and life cycle
Enrollment and Access – cross-listing, course dates, roles and permissions, drops, publishing
Course Content – pages, modules, files, videos, conferences, accessibility
Grades and Assessments – assignments, quizzes, iClicker, anti-plagiarism, early performance feedback, final grades
Canvas Videos, Guides, More – videos, encyclopedia of instructor guides, and accessibility improvements
Instructor Support Options – send a question, College Canvas Coordinators, external application support

Additional Resources

CSU Library Resources – e-Reserve, research guides, copyright, research help, and 24/7 support
Training and Handouts – workshops, customized training, online orientation course, and training handouts
External Tools – 3rd party tools add content and functionality to Canvas
Student Athlete Support Services – Pilot Spring 2020 – Student-Athlete Support Services uses Canvas Observer Role for Academic Success


Instructor Support (also available from the drop-down menu under Instructors, at the top of these pages)

Hot Topics

Summer & Fall 2020 Courses are in Canvas
New Canvas Analytics tool available
Grade Book NEW Hide/Post replaces mute/unmute

New Gradebook – How To Use
How to Cross-List / Combine Courses in Canvas
How to Request Labs/Recitations in Canvas

Frequently Asked Questions

Echo​360 – Integrate videos of lectures into your Canvas course
eZip/Grader – Upload Grader scores to Canvas
iClicker – Import Canvas roster to iGrader, move iClicker scores to Canvas gradebook
TurnItIn – Anti-plagiarism software
Canvas courses are a jointly owned resource
UDOIT Accessibility Checker