Canvas: Basics

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Date(s) - 05/27/2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Sarah MacDonald

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There are 1 spaces reserved, 9 are still available.

Open only to UWM Faculty, Teaching Academic Staff, and Graduate Teaching Assistants

In this introductory, hands-on workshop, instructors will learn the fundamentals of using Canvas for teaching and learning. Participants need to complete this workshop before attending Canvas: Advanced.

This workshop will occur online, using Collaborate Ultra, a video-conferencing tool. Prior to the workshop, attendees will receive an email with a link to participate online. Participants should join the virtual session 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop to work out any potential connection issues.

Topics include:

  • Navigating the Canvas environment
  • Organizing content using Modules
  • Adding pages, files, links, and images
  • Using the Syllabus tool
  • Creating course announcements
  • Adding assignments to Canvas
  • Grading assignments
  • Setting up a gradebook
  • Moving materials from D2L to Canvas
  • Using the Inbox
  • Getting help

Please contact the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to request accommodations or with any questions.


Registration is closed for this workshop.