Sign up for a Canvas Essentials workshop to learn what you need to know about CSUN’s new learning management system. Workshops consist of demonstrations and hands-on practice, so bring your laptop. 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.
To learn more about the university's transition from Moodle to Canvas and to get answers to other Frequently Asked Questions, visit CSUN’s Canvas Website.
All Moodle courses from 2016 and 2017 have been automatically migrated to Canvas.
Important note: When courses are migrated or imported from Moodle into Canvas, student data and Moodle-only tools do not move over to Canvas.