1 - Canvas Landing Page

Canvas Overview (Instructors)

In this video, you will learn about navigating through Canvas and managing your dashboard and sidebar.

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Video overviews reflect current feature functionality in Canvas; they are updated based on workflow changes, not on minor or non-functional interface enhancements. Depending on your institution's Canvas theme, the Canvas interface may display differently than shown in this video, but the functionality is the same.

Table of Contents

What is Canvas?

  • Canvas is a web-based tool for teaching, learning, and collaboration. 

Who should use it?

  • Students taking a course at Dartmouth
  • Faculty teaching a course at Dartmouth

Why should you use it?

  • To access course info, syllabus, communication online
  • To get information about communication with Faculty and other classmates
  • To take or get information about quizzes and exams

I have a question about Canvas

  • Search Canvas Help
  • Search Canvas Community
  • Use Google to search for an answer

I need to submit a ticket about Canvas

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