Canvas: Basics

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Date(s) - 03/20/2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Lane Sunwall

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There are 6 spaces reserved, 4 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.

In light of theĀ recent UWM announcement to encourage faculty and staff to work remotely, this workshop will be conducted entirely online. The facilitator for this workshop will send registrants a link to participate virtually.

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.