Canvas at Evergreen

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FAQs for Faculty and Staff

What is Canvas?

  • Canvas is a learning management system (LMS) by Instructure which features:
    • A clean, user-friendly interface
    • A dashboard page that quickly summarizes assignments, announcements and other relevant information across course sites
    • Customizable notifications – students can get alerts via email, text message or social media at the frequency they desire
    • A working calendar that can be added to Google Calendar, iCal or other popular calendar tools
    • Support for media content
    • The power of the cloud

When is my course available?

  • Canvas courses are not created automatically but may be requested by faculty through Presence up to 6 months in advance.
  • Your Canvas site should be available within 24 hours following request.

What if I don't see my course?

  • ( coming soon )

Can I create my course in Canvas in advance?

  • Canvas courses may be requested by Faculty through Presence

How enrollment works in Canvas

  • ( coming soon )

Adding or removing students in Canvas

  • ( coming soon )

Use Content from a Previous Course

  • (coming soon) Import course content from Moodle