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What is Canvas?

Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) that provides an online space for instructors to post course materials (documents, videos, podcasts, etc.) and teach online courses. During the Fall 2017 semester, UMKC will be piloting Canvas in select courses.

Resources for Students

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Announcements

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Assignments Assignments Overview (Students) Assignment Submissions (Students) What are Assignments for students?

How do I submit an online assignment?

How do I upload a file from Google Drive as an assignment submission in Canvas?
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Calendar Calendar (Students) What is the Calendar for students?

How do I use the Calendar?
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Chat Chat (Students) How do I use Chat in my course? More...
Collaborations Collaborations (Students) What are Collaborations?

How do I create a Google Docs collaboration?
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Conferences No video available. What are Conferences for students?

How do I use Conferences in a course as a student?

How do I create a conference in a student group?
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Conversations Conversations Overview (All Users) What is Conversations?

How do I use Conversations?
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Discussions Discussions (Students) What are Discussions for students?

How do I reply to a discussion as a student?
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ePortfolios ePortfolios (Students) What are ePortfolios for students?

How do I use the ePortfolio Getting Started Wizard?

How do I create a new ePortfolio?
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Files Files (Students) How do I use Files as a student? More...
Grades Grades (Students) How do I view my grades in a current course? More...
Groups Groups: Creation and Interaction (Students) What are groups for students?

How do I view all groups in a course as a student?

How do I view my Canvas groups as a student?
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Mobile Apps Canvas by Instructure for iOS (All Users)

Canvas by Instructure for Android (All Users)
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Modules No video available. How do I view Modules as a student? More...
Navigation Canvas Overview (Students) How do I use the Dashboard?

How do I use the Global Activity Stream?

How do I view grades in the Dashboard?
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Profile and User Settings User Settings & Profile Picture (All Users) What are Profile and User Settings?

How do I edit my profile in my user account?

How do I add a profile picture in my user account?

How do I change the settings in my user account?
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Quizzes Quizzes (Students) What are Quizzes for students?

How do I take a quiz?
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Rich Content Editor (textbox) Rich Content Editor (All Users) What is the Rich Content Editor?

How do I upload a video using the Rich Content Editor?

How do I record a video using the Rich Content Editor?
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To see all the Canvas tutorials, visit the Canvas Student Guide

To see all the Canvas videos, visit the Canvas Video Guide

For More Information

More information about Canvas can be found in the UMKC Knowledgebase. Search for Canvas, or ask a question about how to use Canvas. If you have questions or would like more information about Canvas, please contact Instructional Technology Services via email at its@umkc.edu.