Canvas Online Resources for Faculty and Staff

Select from the following categories to find online resources created by WilmU for using Canvas. Extensive resources for Canvas can also be found in the Canvas Instructor Guide, an outside website maintained by Instructure, the creators of Canvas. If you cannot find an answer to your question, please visit the Wilmington University help desk.

Course Readiness

Course Readiness Checker -- an overview of how to correct issues detected in your course readiness

Assigning Due Dates in Bulk -- a walkthrough showing how to update your assignment due dates in bulk. An 8-minute recorded webinar on due dates is also available.

Copying Announcements Between Canvas Courses -- an overview of how to copy individual announcements or bulk announcements between two or more of your Canvas classes.

Uploading the Syllabus -- a 4-minute video and a overview of how to personalize a generic syllabus and correctly upload the syllabus to meet course readiness requirements.


New Quizzes -- an overview of the functions available in Canvas's updated quiz building tool


Feedback and Grading

Canvas Assignment Feedback -- an overview of various methods for offering students feedback

Using the Comment Library -- a 2-minute video showing how to create and use a customized comment library for frequently used feedback comments.

Giving Extra Time for a Submission -- a walkthrough of how to extend an assignment due date for a single student, but not for the entire class.


Canvas Tools

Immersive Reader - a 3-minute video and an overview of a variety of tools and options to enhances the reading experience by improving accessibility and boosting reading comprehension.

New Analytics -- a 20-minute recorded webinar showing the basics of using course analytics to gauge and enhance student involvement in you Canvas course. You can also visit the New Analytics Webpage for an overview of new analytics with links to additional guidance in the Canvas Instructor Guide.

Rich Content Editor -- a 9-minute video and an overview of the tools available in the Rich Content Editor (RCE).

Student View -- a 12-minute recorded webinar showing the use of student view and the creation and utilization of a Test Student.

Sharing and Copying Course Content -- a 3-minute instructional video and a walkthrough with screenshots on how to share course content with another instructor or copy course content into another active course.



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