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Using the Canvas Learning Management System

Canvas Training

The CTLE offers a Canvas training series which is open to all GCC faculty and can be taken in person or online. The training series consists of two courses:

  • Canvas Basics: You will learn how to correctly display your syllabus, post announcements, and create an online gradebook.
  • Canvas Assessments: You will learn about the Speedgrader, rubrics, discussions, and the different types of assessments.

Live Online Canvas Training

  1. Visit our Event Registration page;
  2. Scroll to locate desired workshops, and;
  3. Enroll in Canvas Basics and Canvas Assessments.

Online (Self-Paced) Canvas Training

  1. Follow the links below to enroll in each of the following courses:
  2. After enrolling, access the training in your Canvas Courses list.

Canvas Guides

When you need something specific, search the Canvas Instructor Guide for the most up-to-date information.

CTLE’s Canvas Quick Reference Guides

We have over 20 quick reference guides for our faculty’s most common needs.

Still need help?

Email and one of our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

Canvas Templates

To help faculty develop their Canvas courses, we offer two Canvas course templates. Watch a video tour of both templates.

To use one of our templates:

  1. Download the file to your computer.
  2. Import the file into your Canvas shell.
    1. Instructions: How do I import a course export package?

Live Online/In-Person Canvas Course Template Download

Includes: home page, several module shells, Live Online Sessions page.

Online Canvas Course Template Download

Includes: home page, several module shells, getting started module.