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How do I create a new course from the Dashboard as a student?

If allowed by your institution, you can create a new course from your Canvas Dashboard. New courses are created as course shells which can host course content and enrollments for your institution. If...

11-20-2021

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What is the current Blackboard Building Block for Impact?

Please click here to download the most current Blackboard Building Block for Impact (Blackboard Building Block 2.3.185).

11-15-2021

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How do I contact Canvas Support from the Virtual Assistant?

If enabled by your institution, you can use the Canvas VIrtual Assistant to contact Canvas Support through chat, phone, or email. Before submitting a case, you can view Canvas Guides recommendations....

10-25-2021

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How do I use the Canvas Virtual Assistant?

If enabled by your institution, the Canvas Virtual Assistant allows you to find answers to questions about using Canvas. Notes: The Canvas Virtual Assistant is currently a beta feature that is...

10-25-2021

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How do I start a conversation with the Canvas Virtual Assistant?

If enabled by your institution, you can use the Canvas Virtual Assistant to find answers to questions about Canvas. This guide displays some of the responses you may view when using the Virtual Assis...

10-25-2021

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How do I use my Homeroom as an instructor?

If your school is using the Canvas for Elementary feature, the Homeroom is the first thing you will see when you log into Canvas. The Homeroom helps you see what is happening in all your current subj...

10-16-2021

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How do I add Important Info in the Resources tab as an instructor?

You can add Important Info to the Homeroom's Resources tab or a subject's Resources tab. Added information will only display in the Homeroom or subject in which it was added. Note: If content is n...

10-16-2021

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How do I create a Homeroom announcement as an instructor?

Homeroom announcements display for all users in their Homeroom. A homeroom announcement displays for 2 weeks or until it is replaced by a new announcement. You can navigate past homeroom announcement...

10-16-2021

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How do I manage Subject Navigation as an instructor?

As an instructor, you can control which tabs appear in Subject Navigation. Canvas includes a set of default tabs that are shown by default and cannot be renamed. However, you can choose to reorder or...

10-16-2021

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How do I create a new subject from the Homeroom as an instructor?

If you have permission from your institution, you can create new subjects from your Homeroom. New subjects are created as course shells which can host course content and enrollments for your institut...

10-16-2021

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How do I customize a Subject Home page as an instructor?

In Canvas for Elementary, each subject may include a Home tab. The Home tab displays content designated as the Subject Home Page on the subject's Pages Index Page. The Subject Home Page allows ins...

10-16-2021

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How do I use subject settings?

In subject settings, you can update settings, view users and sections, and modify the subject navigation. Depending on your permissions, you can edit differing levels of subject settings. ...

10-16-2021

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How do I sync enrollments and subject start and end dates from the homeroom as an instructor?

You can sync enrollments and subject start and end dates from the homeroom. If you have access to multiple homerooms, you can choose which homeroom you'd like to sync from. Note: If any subject en...

10-16-2021

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How do I create a subject announcement as an instructor?

Subject announcements display for all users in the subject's Home page. An announcement icon also displays in the Homeroom's subject card. A subject announcement displays for 2 weeks or until it is r...

10-16-2021

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How do I manage subject content as an instructor?

You can manage subject content via Subject Navigation. For steps on managing content in a specific area of Canvas, view the Canvas Instructor Guide. Open Subject ...

10-16-2021

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How do I set details for a subject?

As an instructor, you can manage the details in a Canvas for Elementary subject. The Course Settings page may allow you to manage subject identification details, the subject's card and banner images,...

10-16-2021

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How do I add an image to a subject card or banner?

If your institution allows, you can upload an image to display within the course card in the Homeroom and a subject banner image on the subject's home page. Accepted image types include JPG, JPEG, ...

10-16-2021

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How do I designate a subject as a homeroom course as an instructor?

It is recommended that every teacher have a dedicated homeroom. Once a subject is designated as the homeroom course, functionality is limited to items needed to manage content on the dashboard. ...

10-16-2021

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How do I view my subject as an instructor?

You can use Subject Navigation tabs to view your Canvas for Elementary subject. You can also manage your subject and view the subject as a student. Note: If you do not have an active enrollment in...

10-16-2021

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How do I view a subject as a test student using Student View?

You can view a subject the same way that your students do through Student View. Enabling Student View creates a Test Student in your course. You can also activate Student View in your subject Setting...

10-16-2021

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You probably see my face next to lots of documents in the Canvas Community. Trust me...I didn't write them all! But I do make sure that we get all of our documentation updated and published. I also write a little from time to time.
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