• Training Services Portal

    Canvas is a clean and intuitive LMS system which can be quickly mastered.  Many can learn Canvas on their own and enjoy doing so through exploring the system.  Most of us are busy professionals and are more ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas Admin Checklist

    Root Account Admins hold the keys to creating and maintaining a successful Canvas Instance.   No pressure there!  Many decisions and considerations need to be made when choosing settings, customizing r...
    Janie Ruddy
    created by Janie Ruddy
  • Be The Hero Updates

    Thanks to Erin Keefe  and Sallie Michalsky as well as the rest of the Canvas Training team for developing wonderful, free resource such as the Be The Hero - New Training Course for Canvas Admins!  ...
    Janie Ruddy
    last modified by Janie Ruddy
  • Canvas Release -- Sour Notes

    Before I begin this blog, I do want to send huge kudos to Erin Hallmark who kept me sane through a more-than-trying Canvas release week.  Erin, you are a hero who stuck with us and helped throughout the week...
    Nancy LaChance
    last modified by Nancy LaChance
  • Featured Content in Commons: Coming Soon!

    We all know education is about more than just learning long division and how to compose a sentence. Education is also about fostering thoughtful and respectful human beings. As a platform for learning, it’s not ...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • Growing with Canvas Updates

    Thanks to Erin Keefe  andSallie Michalsky as well as the rest of theCanvas Training team for developing wonderful, free resource such as the Be The Hero - New Training Course for Canvas Admins...
    Janie Ruddy
    created by Janie Ruddy
  • Moving from using a spreadsheet to the Canvas gradebook

    In one of the courses that I have been responsible for there is a final oral presentation with formal opponents who have previously written an opposition report. During the final oral presentation, I have found it ver...
    Gerald Q. Maguire
    last modified by Gerald Q. Maguire
  • Sort Account-Level Course Page Terms in Descending Order

    The terms list on the account-level course page is sorted in ascending order. When I filter terms, I almost always want the current term or a recent term. Having to scroll to the bottom of our long list of terms is an...
    Daniel Grobani
    last modified by Daniel Grobani
  • Custom Sorting Terms in the Canvas UI

    In our Canvas instance, we've created a few dozen terms so far, mostly via integration with our SIS.  Each year we add several more, and the list is getting out of hand.  Further complicating matters is the ...
    Colin Murtaugh
    last modified by Colin Murtaugh
  • API Enrollment management in Crosslisted courses/sections

    I love it when asking a question prompts me to think about and reasearch the actual answer; since I had already typed most of this posting when the solution came to me, I decided to complete it anyway. The topic above...
    Aaron Bahmer
    last modified by Aaron Bahmer
  • Use 'Act as User' in Canvas Mobile App

    I had a situation this morning when I needed to "act as" a student in a course via the Canvas Student app. I knew the "Act as User" functionality was there but I never had an opportunity to try it out.   I decid...
    Gannon Nordberg
    created by Gannon Nordberg
  • Ask Technology & Engineering Leadership

      Presentation Title “Ask Technology & Engineering Leadership” has been a popular and highly attended session at InstCon for the past 2 years, so let’s do it again.  This session is you...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • I Dare You to Ask Me About My Sub-account Project

    A long, long time ago, in an office somewhere in my building (I'm guessing), a conversation probably nothing like this took place:   "Okay, it's time to implement the new LMS, Canvas." "Hooray! Anything special ...
    Tracey DeLillo
    last modified by Tracey DeLillo
  • Be The Hero - New Training Course for Canvas Admins!

    IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL FUTURE UPDATES ABOUT THIS RESOURCE WILL BE LOCATED HERE: Be The Hero Updates. PLEASE FOLLOW THAT BLOG SPACE!  Knowing where to begin as a brand new Canvas Admin can be a huge task. You probabl...
    Erin Keefe
    last modified by Erin Keefe
  • Canvas Student Scholarship Contest

      You to the power of education As the makers of Canvas, Instructure believes education is one of the world's most powerful forces for change.  This spring we're asking students, "How will a college educatio...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • Managing LTI Course Navigation Visibility

    The Story A common frustration of teachers using Canvas at an institution is when their course navigation gets messed up by an admin. A teacher may have been teaching their courses for a couple of weeks and then all o...
    Jeremy Perkins
    last modified by Jeremy Perkins
  • Custom Browser Search Engines for Canvas

    This guide will help you setup searching shortcuts in Chrome and Firefox for finding Canvas users and courses or going directly to them using the canvas ID. Both browsers allow you to use a keyword entered into the ad...
    Tyler Clair
    last modified by Tyler Clair
  • Batch Uploading Quiz Questions with Respondus

    Updated: March 1, 2019 Clarified the formatting of "Matching" question types.   If you currently create quizzes in Canvas manually (question by question), there is a quicker solution: Respondus 4.0: Exam A...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
    last modified by chofer@morainepark.edu
  • Administrative guidelines for managing Inherited Developer Keys

    There have been some important changes to developer keys (see the 14 Jul 2018 and 10 Oct. 2017 release notes) since my last blog post about what administrators should consider when issuing developer keys. Th...
    Jesse Poulos
    last modified by Jesse Poulos
  • Proctoring Partnership Survey

    The Instructure Partnerships Team is in the process of gathering data that could help guide future partner integration strategy for our proctoring service partners and we'd love to hear from you!   If you’r...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders