Sign up for a Canvas Essentials workshop to learn what you need to know about CSUN’s learning management system. The 75-minute Essentials workshop consists of presentations and demonstrations of core features and settings in Canvas and is typically followed by an optional, hourlong hands-on session called Canvas Studio, when you can work on your courses with help from our instructional designers, technologists, and faculty advisors. Please check the IT Training Schedule for workshop information.
Visit the Faculty Technology Center for walk-in support in Oviatt 33 for assistance with Canvas and other supported instructional technologies, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding campus holidays.
Make an appointment for additional help, or request specialized training for your department or large group by contacting the Faculty Technology Center.
Take CSUN’s online, self-paced Teaching with Canvas Workshop. The goal of this course is introduce you to need-to-know tools and features of Canvas so you are equipped to teach using the Canvas learning management system.
Also, Canvas provides extensive user support resources including video tutorials, how-to guides and documentation, and instructor training courses. Canvas hosts a number of Community Forums for reviewing answers to previously asked questions, posting new questions, and voting up enhancement requests.
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The Faculty Technology Center staff are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. via phone, email or Zoom (by appointment). Contact us at 818-677-3443 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canvas regularly updates the learning platform to improve the overall user experience. Read more about recent Canvas upgrades.
If you have ideas or requests for new features, please email email@example.com. We will track ideas and convey them to Canvas. Faculty can also participate directly in the feature idea process, where Canvas allows people to submit ideas and vote on them. For more info, see this Canvas resource on the feature development process.