Where can I learn about Canvas?

Consult Canvas online materials

Canvas is Penn State’s Learning Management System (LMS). View introductory training modules and use a Sandbox module to practice setting up and managing your courses. For online documentation, instruction sets, and written tutorials, see Guides. Visit the Canvas Learning Center for additional resources.

Utilize Canvas help

Click on the Help button in the lower-left navigation for Canvas assistance.  Chat and phone help are available 24/7. To help your students become comfortable using Canvas, point them to the Student Orientation.

Contact the Learning Design team

Connect with the College of IST Learning Design team if you have questions or need advice about your course in Canvas. Learning designers can offer Canvas tips, recommendations about academic tools, advice on building courses, and more.