Canvas Shorts: How do I manage the courses that display on the Dashboard?
Last Updated: 2023-07-25
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- Viewing Canvas courses in the Dashboard
- How do I view my favorite courses in the Card View Dashboard as a student?
- How do I customize my Courses list as a student?
- How do I view my favorite courses in the Card View Dashboard as an instructor?
- How do I customize my Courses list as an instructor?
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Canvas Shorts: How do I manage the courses that display on the Dashboard? Script
How do I manage the courses that display on the Dashboard? You may have additional courses that you want to appear on the Dashboard, or you may have additional courses that are cluttering your Dashboard. To manage the displayed courses, click "Courses" in Global Navigation. Then click "All Courses" from the Courses tray. Favorite courses have a colored star in front of their name. Favorite courses are the courses that display on the Dashboard. Courses with a star outline are not favorites and will not appear on your Dashboard unless you have no course favorites. Click the star, or Favorite icon, in front of a course to favorite it. Students can only favorite active and published courses. Click the star (Favorite icon) to remove a course from the the Dashboard and course favorites. Click "Dashboard" in Global Navigation. Click "Dashboard" in Global Navigation. Favorited courses, the ones with the colored star, will appear on the Dashboard. Favorite Courses will also be listed in the Courses tray.