CSU is dedicated to supporting instructors with Canvas. Faculty can use online guides and videos, hands-on workshops and 1:1 support from CSU’s Canvas Team.

Key Canvas items for instructors:

  • Instructors may choose to use Canvas for online teaching – it is optional at CSU.
  • Instructors can use Canvas to supplement face-to-face classes, or teach fully online.
  • 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 Guides – videos, encyclopedia of instructor guides, and accessibility improvements

Additional resources and support:

  • 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
  • Instructor Support – from the Canvas Info Center, CSU Canvas coordinators, or vendors
  • Student Athlete Support Services – PILOT Fall 2019 – Academic coordinators are paired with select students via Observer role (read-only) to monitor academic performance.