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

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
Instructional Technology – for teaching modalities

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

Hot Topics

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 – CSU’s recommended classroom polling solution which is provided for free to all students and faculty with funds from the University Technology Fee.
TurnItIn – Anti-plagiarism software
UDOIT Accessibility Checker