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Canvas: Getting started with Canvas at UW-Stout

How to get started with Canvas LMS at UW-Stout, as well as, migration tools for moving from D2L to Canvas.

This document outlines resources on how to get started with Canvas at UW-Stout.

Canvas login page

Canvas Student Orientation Course

  • Use this link to self-enroll in the student orientation course:

Canvas Support and Training

For Canvas support, please see Canvas 24/7 365 Support. For the latest updates about Canvas, please see the UW-Stout Canvas Information website. We also encourage you to use the Canvas Community.

Moving to Canvas from D2L

Plans for On-going Courses

The Canvas Project Team is beginning to evaluate if on-going courses need to move. This includes courses in the following areas:

  • Professional development courses
  • Committee meeting repositories
  • Sandbox courses

For questions about on-going courses, transitioning employee/staff onboarding and training courses, large-scale training and compliance courses for employees, and large-scale compliance courses for students Canvas, please contact:

  • Mike King, Instructional Consultant for CACHSS,
  • Lexi Skillings, Instructional Consultant for CSTEMM,
  • Katie Larson, Instructional Consultant for CEHHHS,

Canvas master courses are available for those who wish to experiment with Canvas and begin designing courses in the meantime.

Canvas System Requirements and Supported Browsers

Canvas Release Schedule

Instructure releases updates to Canvas every three weeks. Please see "Canvas Release Notes" for information on new releases. New releases also generally contain a short video summarizing changes in a release. Check the release notes often to stay informed on bug fixes or new features coming to Canvas.

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Owner:Allison R.Group:UW Stout
Created:2018-04-27 14:55 CDTUpdated:2020-01-03 09:55 CDT
Sites:UW Stout
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