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Getting Started with Canvas
Most Commonly Used Features
- Adding Open Learning Initiative (OLI) Content to your Canvas Course
- Zoom in Canvas
- Faculty Enlight Book Adoptions & Bookstore for Students
- Google Drive LTI Registration and Troubleshooting
- LTI (External Apps) Integration Notes, Including Privacy and Accessibility Policies
- MyLab & Mastering Coordinator courses and Canvas gradebook sync
- Pearson MyLab or Mastering
- TopHat Canvas Integration & Grades Sync
Less Commonly Used Features
Search CIT Canvas Self Help
These guides are created for Geneseo faculty and staff for their use with Canvas. Some of the links will take you to the Canvas Instructor Guide, located in the Canvas Community. The Canvas Community is a rich collection of guides, resources, and opportunities to share ideas with other Canvas users.
Please use the "Provide Feedback" button on your right to offer suggestions or ideas for this collection.
For tips, tricks, and updates on learning technologies at Geneseo, visit Educational Technology Chat
For tips, tricks, and updates on learning technologies at Geneseo, visit our Educational Technology Chat. To explore Canvas Guides (created by Instructure), visit https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/guides/canvas-guide
- Share this "Start of Semester" Canvas checklist with your learners!
- It's also available as a Canvas page you can import directly into your course from Canvas Commons.
- This YouTube Playlist from Canvas offers detailed student guidance on key Canvas features.
Course Quality Review Tools
To help campuses ensure that their online courses are learner centered and well designed, a team of Open SUNY staff and campus stakeholders has designed the OSCQR rubric, a customizable and flexible tool for online course quality review.
- Geneseo's Course Readiness Checklist
- The Open SUNY Course Quality Review (OSCQR)
- Geneseo Resources for OSCQR
- Canvas Community Course Evaluation Checklist
- Exemplar Courses from Open SUNY
- To view the courses, you will need an Open SUNY Bb account
- Click on Login in the upper right corner. You may be able to use the single SUNY sign on there, but if not, below the Login button there is a link to create a new account.
When developing your course, it's important to think about how to make your course inclusive and accessible to all learners, regardless of physical or learning disabilities.
- Improving Course Document Accessibility
- Uploading Lecture Slides and Recorded Videos to YouTube for Captioning
- SUNY Geneseo Accessible Syllabus Checklist
Excellent self-paced tutorials for increasing digital accessibility are available through Deque University. Request access to their full collection of courses here: Deque University Accessibility Training
If you are interested in earning a certificate and badges for accessibility and Universal Design for Learning, register for the public self-paced course "Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners" that was created by SUNY Buffalo State & SUNY Empire State through a SUNY IITG grant.
Policies and Resources
- Data Management Policy (When courses are added and removed)
- Making Files Accessible (US Dept. of Health & Human Services Resource)
- Copyright for Teachers and Scholars (Library Resource)
- OpenSUNY Online Teaching Resource Videos