Canvas Basics

Moodle will not be available for instruction after Summer 2019.

Migrating content from Moodle, using our Canvas template, and learning six core Canvas skills are ways to get started more quickly with Canvas. LATIS staff can help you with planning, migration and course design.

 

 

Blog Posts

Creating Accessible Digital Content I

Core Skills: Headings and Document Structure

There are six best practices for making accessible content.  Using these best practices ensures that your content is accessible and usable for all members of the University.  The first core skill is Headings and Document Structure. Organizing a document into sections using headings and subheadings is known as document structure.  Using headers makes your content accessible to screen readers and also improves scannability.  You can easily add heading structure to your Canvas site using the RichText Editor.

LATIS Announces Teaching With Canvas Workshops

August is only a few sunsets and camping trips away! Book NOW to have an academic technologist from LATIS come speak at your Welcome Week instructor events. Email cla-tel@umn.edu to book a speaker. 

Each of these sessions can be adapted to fit your Welcome Week schedule, anywhere from 15 - 60 min, or adapted as a 90-min, hands-on workshop.

If there’s another topic you’d like but you don’t see it here, let us know! 

Fall 2019 Topics include:

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Migrate from Moodle

Request a Course Migration

Move content from your Moodle courses to get a jump start in Canvas. We can do this for you or you can move it yourself.

Learn about Canvas

Learn about Canvas

Learn about building and teaching in Canvas, including self-paced online options and a CLA example site and template.

Workshops

Workshops and Training

Attend a workshop in person or online to deepen your learning about building and teaching in Canvas.