Canvas Help for Instructors

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NOTE: All courses are created approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of the new term! You can create a "sandbox" course (view guide) to start working on your material ahead of time, then import your old course content into your new course (view guide).

Canvas Semester Start Checklist

Canvas Student Help Page, Canvas Student Quick-Start Guide, and Canvas Quest for Success

Learn more about joining the OEI Course Exchange

Request for cross-listed (combined) course shells (must sign into Hartnell email account- you can also cross-list your own courses if you prefer!)

Add to Course Request Form (if you need another person added to your course like an observer or another teacher)

Request for new LTI app (must sign into Hartnell email account)

New Canvas Feature Videos

Canvas is the new learning management system that is available in Fall 2016, and will completely replace Etudes in the Spring 2017 term. It is a polished, highly functional system that has been adopted by the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative (OEI). To learn more about Canvas and how it can be used with your online, hybrid, or face-to-face class, contact an instructional technologist or register for training.  

Need support with Canvas? Call an instructional technologist! If you need evening or weekend support (from 5pm to 8am M-F, or all day Saturday/Sunday), please call the Canvas hotline at (877) 917-5953. If you experiencing slow load speeds or errors, you may also check the status of Canvas here:

Online Training Courses

  1. Introduction to Canvas Training Course (12 flex credits)
  2. Introduction to Teaching Online Training Course (coming soon!)
  3. Canvas Quick-Start Tutorial Course (no flex credit, just quick info!)

If you'd like an in-person overview of the training courses, please email or register for an in-person workshop.



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