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Canvas is a learning management system (LMS) that enables MCLA faculty to create and manage web-based learning and post course materials electronically. The [[Academic Technology]] department works with faculty members to effectively use this tool in their courses.
 
  
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=='''Description'''==
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Canvas is a learning management system (LMS) that enables MCLA faculty to create and manage web-based learning and post course materials electronically. The [[Academic Technology]] department works with faculty members to effectively use this tool in their courses. Canvas's parent company Instructure has created in-depth tutorial for how to use Canvas from the perspective of both a student and a faculty member.
  
== About Canvas ==  
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=='''Supported Browsers'''==
* [[Canvas_FAQs|Canvas FAQs]]
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Canvas supports most major web browsers available to users at the present time.  The exact specifications and browsers that Canvas currently supports can be found on their website [https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10720-which-browsers-does-canvas-support  Here].
* [[Overview|Canvas Overview]]
 
* [[Integrations|Canvas Integrations]]
 
* [[Mobile Apps|Canvas Mobile Apps]]
 
* [[Product Release Notes|Product Release Notes]]
 
* [[Canvas Communities|Canvas Communities]]
 
  
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=='''User Tutorials'''==
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There are two major tutorials available to users on the Canvas website, one tutorial for students and one for faculty. The student tutorial covers common topics such as how to complete assignments, how to participate in class discussions, and how to check your grades among other topics. The faculty tutorial covers common topics such as how to structure a class, how to take attendance, and how to import class material among other topics. These two tutorials can be found at the links below :
  
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[https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10701-canvas-student-guide-table-of-contents  Canvas Student Guide]
  
== Canvas Features ==
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[https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10460-canvas-instructor-guide-table-of-contents  Canvas Faculty Guide]
* [[Announcements|Announcements]]
 
* [[Assignments|Assignments]]
 
* [[Calendar|Calendar]]
 
* [[Chat|Chat]]
 
* [[Collaborations|Collaborations]]
 
* [[Conferences|Conferences]]
 
* [[Course Activity Stream|Course Activity Stream]]
 
* [[Course Home Page|Course Home Page]]
 
* [[Course Import Tool|Course Import Tool]]
 
* [[Course Navigation|Course Navigation]]
 
* [[Course Setup Checklist|Course Setup Checklist]]
 
* [[Course Statistics|Course Statistics]]
 
* [[Course Status|Course Status]]
 
* [[Dashboard|Dashboard]]
 
* [[Discussions|Discussions]]
 
* [[Files|Files]]
 
* [[Global Navigation|Global Navigation]]
 
* [[Grades|Grades]]
 
* [[Groups|Groups]]
 
* [[Help Corner|Help Corner]]
 
* [[In-context Help|In-context Help]]
 
* [[Messaging|Messaging]]
 
* [[Mobile Apps|Mobile Apps]]
 
* [[Modules|Modules]]
 
* [[Notification Preferences|Notification Preferences]]
 
* [[Outcomes|Outcomes]]
 
* [[Pages|Pages]]
 
* [[People|People]]
 
* [[Profile]]
 
* [[Quizzes|Quizzes]]
 
* [[Registered Services|Registered Services]]
 
* [[Rich Content Editor|Rich Content Editor]]
 
* [[Settings|Settings]]
 
* [[Sidebar|Sidebar]]
 
* [[Syllabus|Syllabus]]
 
 
 
 
 
== Instructors ==
 
* [[Instructor_FAQs|Instructor FAQs]]
 
* [[Getting Started for Instructors|Getting Started for Instructors]]
 
 
 
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== Students ==
 
 
 
* [[Student_FAQs|Student FAQs]]
 
* [[Getting Started for Students|Getting Started for Students]]
 

Revision as of 20:09, 15 May 2020

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Description

Canvas is a learning management system (LMS) that enables MCLA faculty to create and manage web-based learning and post course materials electronically. The Academic Technology department works with faculty members to effectively use this tool in their courses. Canvas's parent company Instructure has created in-depth tutorial for how to use Canvas from the perspective of both a student and a faculty member.

Supported Browsers

Canvas supports most major web browsers available to users at the present time. The exact specifications and browsers that Canvas currently supports can be found on their website Here.

User Tutorials

There are two major tutorials available to users on the Canvas website, one tutorial for students and one for faculty. The student tutorial covers common topics such as how to complete assignments, how to participate in class discussions, and how to check your grades among other topics. The faculty tutorial covers common topics such as how to structure a class, how to take attendance, and how to import class material among other topics. These two tutorials can be found at the links below :

Canvas Student Guide

Canvas Faculty Guide