Canvas Training for Faculty
For immediate assistance with quick Canvas questions contact the LMS Faculty Support. For information about Canvas Training, continue scrolling.
- Contact the LMS Faculty Support at 928-523-5554 or 866-802-5256,
- Email support at LMS-Faculty-Help@nau.edu or submit a ServiceNow ticket
- LMS Faculty Support hours are 7:30 am to 7:00 pm most days (view daily schedule)
Training Courses and Workshops
Canvas is the primary learning management system for all courses at Northern Arizona University. We encourage all faculty to access the Canvas instructor training resources below.
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Canvas offers Daily Webinars to help assist users in setting up, and improving Courses in Canvas. Please find the way to access the training portal below, along with the upcoming weekly trainings and Agendas.
Follow this link to the Knowledge Base Article on how to access the Canvas Training Services Portal.
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Below are a few steps we recommend taking to get started with Canvas.
Level 1 Training: Canvas Conversations Accordion Closed
Canvas Conversations is a fully asynchronous course organized into three modules that leverage the Canvas Training Services Portal.
- Module 1: First Day Ready learning path
- Module 2: Course Design and Accessibility learning path
- Module 3: Live Webinars through the Canvas Training Services Portal
You will need to request a Canvas Sandbox, if you haven’t done so already.
Upon successful completion of the course modules in Canvas Conversations, participants may be eligible to receive a training stipend. For more information, reference the 11/16/22 communication by the Office of Provost.
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Self-Enroll in Growing with Canvas
This asynchronous online Canvas training is available from August 21 2023 to August 21, 2024.
Growing with Canvas is an asynchronous online training designed for full-time faculty. Faculty participants will move through the five modules. Each module will engage faculty participants in learning, check their knowledge with a quiz, and challenge them to complete practical assignments in a companion Canvas shell. The total time expected to complete the Growing with Canvas training is 10-15 hours.
Upon successful completion of the Growing with Canvas course, participants may be eligible to receive a training stipend through December. For more information, reference the 11/16/22 communication by the Office of Provost.
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Growing with Canvas for Staff and Part-Time Faculty is an asynchronous training designed for staff and part-time faculty. Participants will move through the five modules at their own pace. Each module will engage participants in learning, invite them to share in the discussion, check their knowledge with a quiz, and challenge them to complete practical assignments in their sandbox.
The Growing with Canvas for Staff and Part-Time Faculty training will not have an official start nor end date. The course will be monitored by the Teaching and Learning Instructional Design Team. The TLC team will monitor the discussion board. The total time expected to complete the Growing with Canvas for Staff and Part-Time Faculty training is 5-10 hours.
Join these Zoom workshops on Canvas topics. Register by clicking the date below or join with Meeting ID: 676 391 0681 and Password: tlc
(We use authentication)
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Canvas Tips & Tricks Workshop
Join this workshop to learn about the Canvas tools to maximize instructor efficiency.
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New Quizzes vs Classic Quizzes Workshop
Join this Canvas workshop to understand the difference between the New Quizzes and Classic Quizzes options.
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Copy Course Content Workshop
This workshop will show you how to copy your course content in Canvas.
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Get assistance with your Canvas questions!
Meeting ID: 243 233 4493
Tuesdays | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Cline Library, room 169 & via Zoom | Zoom Meeting ID: 243 233 4493 | Password: canvas
Wednesdays | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM | Zoom Only | Zoom Meeting ID: 243 233 4493 | Password: canvas
Thursdays | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM | Zoom Only | Zoom Meeting ID: 243 233 4493 | Password: canvas
Fridays | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Cline Library, room 169 & via Zoom | Zoom Meeting ID: 243 233 4493 | Password: canvas
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!