Why can't you customize your Canvass to look more like a Web Page? I find the layout and look of Canvass very boring and not user friendly.
Randall, have you tried making your course home page a "Pages Front Page?" - How do I set a Front Page in a course? If you do this you can then customize your home page (and technically course) to function more like a web page. Here are some great examples from the Instructional Designers group in the Community - Home Sweet Homepages without Tables & Creating an inviting course home page
Hope this helps!
This might shape up to be more of a discussion than a question with a single correct response, so I've flipped the format accordingly. And Randall, I've also shared this with the Instructional Designers group, as the members of that group have devised all sorts of creative ways to customize Canvas home pages.
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