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Getting Started with Canvas

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Getting Started

Are you taking one of the Partnership's online classes in Canvas? Maybe you're thinking about signing up but would like more information. Canvas is an online learning management system. You can think of it as your digital classroom! It's where you'll find course content such as participant guides and handouts and complete any homework assignments.

Canvas Guides and Handouts

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    Canvas Student Guide

    A good companion to the Canvas Demonstration videos, the Canvas Student Guide provides step-by-step guidance with screenshots to help you create your account, log in, and complete homework assignments.

Canvas Tutorial Videos

Setting Up Your Canvas Account
This video shows you how to create a Canvas account from your Canvas invitation email.

Logging Into Canvas for the First Time
This video shows you how to login once you have created a Canvas account.

Canvas Basics Orientation
This video provides an overview of the basic parts of a Canvas course. This is a good place to start if you're new to Canvas or if you're thinking about signing up for one of the Partnership's Canvas courses.

Canvas Demonstration: Part 1
This video will show you how to log in and navigate to your class.

Canvas Demonstration: Part 2
This video will show you how to navigate your class in Canvas, including participating in discussions, completing quizzes, and submitting homework assignments.