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Canvas Faculty Quickstart Guide

Welcome to Canvas

The Spalding University Faculty Quickstart Guide is intended to direct instructors to these resources. 

Canvas offers a robust selection of training, tutorial, and customer service resources on their home page, including: 

Canvas Basics (Instructors) [Video File 54:51 minutes] https://instructure.instructuremedia.com/embed/eeb8c54d-be4b-4f83-8d4d-ca5ef11fd6ef-269 

CanvasCon SMU: F.A.Q.’s for Beginners [Video File 28:45 Minutes]. https://community.canvaslms.com/videos/2801-canvascon-smu-faqs-for-beginners

Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0

How should a Canvas course be organized? What content should be in a Canvas course? The following checklist  includes the top 10 foundational items for collaborating, Universal Design for Learning principles, and applying our deep understanding of pedagogical best practices to help Canvas users elevate the quality of Canvas courses.

Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist

Canvas Overview