How do I use the Canvas Welcome Tour as an instructor?

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Canvas provides a welcome tour which provides quick tips to get started with a Canvas as an instructor.

Start Canvas Welcome Tour

Start Canvas Welcome Tour

After logging in to Canvas, you can view a short message about the Canvas Welcome Tour.

The Canvas Welcome Tour shows you how to set up your notifications, get your content online, and learn about video conferencing with Zoom, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams.

To start the Canvas Welcome Tour, click the Start Tour button [1].

To dismiss the Canvas Welcome Tour, click the Not Now button [2] or the Exit icon [3].

Note: Dismissing the tour will disable the tour for your account.

Reopen Canvas Welcome Tour

Reopen Canvas Welcome Tour

If you previously dismissed Canvas Welcome Tour, you can reopen the tour by clicking the Help link in Global Navigation [1] and clicking the Show Welcome Tour link [2].

Note: Depending on your institution, the Help menu and links within the Help menu may not display or may display differently.

Set Up Your Notifications

Set Up Your Notifications

The first stop of the tour shows you how to set up your notification preferences with the Notification Preferences video and a notification preference user guide.

To proceed to the next item on the tour, click the Next button [1].

To go to a previous item on the tour, click the Previous button [2].

Get Your Content Online Quickly

Get Your Content Online Quickly

The second stop of the tour shows you how to get your content online quickly with the Canvas Overview video and a link to the Set Up Your Canvas Course in 30 minutes or Less video series.

To proceed to the next item on the tour, click the Next button.

Learn More About Video Conferencing

Learn More about Video Conferencing

The last tour item, provides resources to learn more about video conferencing using Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and more video conferencing tools.

To complete the tour, click the Done button.

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