Canvas Resources for Faculty
- Access URL: https://vccs.instructure.com
- Canvas Community – https://community.canvaslms.com. International community of Canvas users, great for discussions with colleagues, guides, and helpful information. Log In with your VCCS credentials.
- Community Instructor Guides – Generalized guides on how to use Canvas in your class.
- Community Live Webinar Training
- Requires separate account set up – Instructions for Account & Webinar Setup.
- Live webinars – not recorded – MUST be logged in to see Webinar Schedule.
- RCC Online Training through Hoonuit
- Click here: https://learnit.hoonuit.com/1007974/learnit?cn=rcc
- You will need to log in with myRCC credentials.
- Fall 2018 – Initial training opportunities, all faculty receive accounts and sandbox course
- Spring 2019 – RCC to offer pilot courses in Canvas – Number TBD
Workshops conducted on multiple dates
- Summer 2019 – All SU18 courses based in Canvas
Faculty Workshops @ RCC
|General Introduction||12/17/2018||M||2:00 PM||G/W157|
|Customization and Calendar – Glenns||1/30/2018||W||12:20 PM||G157|
|Customization and Calendar – Warsaw||2/1/2018||F||10:00 AM||W154|
|Canvas Assignments – Glenns||2/13/2018||W||12:20 PM||G157|
|Canvas Assignments – Warsaw||2/15/2018||F||10:00 AM||W154|
|Quizzing in Canvas – Glenns||2/21/2018||Th||12:30 PM||G157|
|Quizzing in Canvas – Warsaw||2/22/2018||F||10:00 AM||W154|
|Canvas Gradebook – Glenns||2/27/2018||Th||12:20 PM||G157|
|Canvas Gradebook – Warsaw||3/1/2018||F||10:00 AM||W154|
|Canvas Tools – what shows where – Glenns||3/13/2018||W||12:20 PM||G157|
|Canvas Tools – what shows where – Warsaw||3/15/2018||F||10:00 AM||W154|
|Designing your Homepage – Glenns||3/21/2018||Th||12:30 PM||G157|
|Designing your Homepage – Warsaw||3/22/2018||F||10:00 AM||W154|
Recorded Training Sessions
Click on Title to View recording (will open in New Window or Tab) – May need to click recording once to start.
Course Migration from Blackboard
- Rebuild the course in Canvas from scratch (recommended).
- Export the Blackboard course and bring certain elements into Canvas as you build your course (Very workable).
- Migrate the entire course from Blackboard to Canvas (not recommended, compatibility issues).
Canvas Class Request Form – For the moment only if teaching in SP19
Getting Set up for a New Semester
Video in Canvas
Arc – a built in video tool for instructors and students – Arc Guides