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Getting Started with Canvas

Learn@UW Online Trainings - Fall 2023

Event Details

Thursday, August 31, 2023
9-10:30 a.m.

This 90-minute course is Learn@UW-Madison's primary introduction to Canvas, our campus's central learning management system. The course walks through the foundational features and options used when delivering digital course content. These topics includ the Canvas dashboard, course content, pages, files, assignments, quizzes, discussions, the navigation bar, the gradebook, Student View, publishing the course, and where to go to get help.

Learn@UW-Madison also recommends three other Canvas training sessions that will build on and deepen your understanding of Canvas:

  • Canvas - Assessment Tools
  • Canvas - Gradebook
  • Canvas - File Management

This session is entirely remote and will be held in a Zoom room. The link to the Zoom room is provided nearby.

This session is organized and hosted by Learn@UW-Madison. To explore other sessions related to our Learn@UW tools, search the calendar with the filter "LUW Event". For more information about Learn@UW-Madison, and the tools we support, visit