Knowledge Base

Guides and tips for using Canvas

Search and explore the Tech Knowledge Base to find guides and tips for using Canvas. To access the Tech Knowledge Base select one of the categories listed below.

Getting Started

Review these articles to learn how to get started with Canvas.

Assessments and Assignments

Learn more about using quizzes, assignments, integrated tools and more in Canvas.

Content Creation and Organization

Learn more about using pages, modules and integrated tools to create content and organize your course.

Course Communication

Learn more about using announcements, messages, Qwickly Course tools and more to communicate with students.

Course Management

Learn more about tools in Canvas like course import, adding TAs, and more to help you manage your course.

Course Engagement and Collaboration

Learn more about using tools like the discussion, collaboration tool to create Office 365 or Google docs, and more in your Canvas course.

Grading and Analytics

Learn more about using the Grade book, speedgrader, new analytics features, and more in Canvas.

Canvas Studio

Learn more about using the video creation and editing tool in Canvas.

Canvas Commons

Learn more about using Canvas Commons to share and use Open Educational Resources in Canvas.

Integrated Tools

Learn more about the tools that are integrated in Canvas.