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Getting Started with Canvas for Instructors

Whether you are an experienced K-State Online Canvas user or this is your first semester teaching with the LMS, we have compiled some tips and tricks to help you through the semester in the Getting started with Canvas course for instructors.

The K-State Online Getting Started with Canvas course provides helpful tips and resources for the following:

  • Getting Started
  • Training
  • Automatic Course Creation
  • Students
  • Syllabus
  • Quizzes
  • Assessments
  • Grades
  • Mediasite
  • Mobile Apps
  • Course Templates

This is a public course, so you do not need to be enrolled in the course to participate. To view the course, click Getting Started with Canvas.

Getting Started with Canvas for Students

K-State Online is a collection of systems and tools that support online teaching and learning at Kansas State University. At the core of K-State Online is the Canvas Learning Management System. Whether you are an experienced K-State Online Canvas user or new to the LMS, we have compiled some tips to help you through the fall 2017 semester in the Getting Started with Canvas course for students.

The K-State Online Getting Started with Canvas course provides helpful tips and resources for the following:

  • Mobile apps
  • Notification Preferences
  • Communication
  • Personal Files
  • Assignments
  • Groups
  • Check Your Grades
  • Help

This is a public course, so you do not need to be enrolled in the course to participate. To view the course, click Getting Started with Canvas. The course reflects the new user interface and includes new information about Assignments, Calendar, Communication, Incompletes, Notification Preferences, and design tips.

Canvas Guides

Do you need help getting your courses ready in K-State Online Canvas? Check out the Canvas Guides, your online help site for instructors using Canvas. The site is searchable and provides step-by-step lessons on how to use Canvas.

The online lessons are continually updated, and many of the lessons include videos. The downloadable PDF manuals are updated with every release. For help on K-State specific items such as migration from K-State Online Classic or how to Publish grades to KSIS, please see the K-State Online FAQs.