What training resources does Instructure provide clients?

Instructure places a high priority on providing resources that clients can use in training students, instructors, and Canvas admins. Please use the courses and resources listed on this page directly or, if you prefer, download and use them locally. Check here for frequent updates.

Orientation Courses

Canvas Orientation courses are public and contain a series of short videos, designed to help users (students, instructors, administrators) quickly learn Canvas basics. Clients and trainers can link to these courses directly or import its contents into their own instances of Canvas and use any or all parts of the modules. Click on any of the courses below to view.

Canvas Admin Orientation (or download course export package here). Last updated 11/7/13
Canvas Instructor Orientation (or download course export package here). Last updated 11/7/13
Canvas Student Orientation (or download course export package here). Last updated 11/7/13
Canvas Support Orientation (or download course export package here). Last updated 11/7/13

Overview Courses

Canvas Overview courses are open-enrollment courses that walk new users (instructors, administrators and support staff) in the application of the basic functions of Canvas. Clients and trainers can link to these course or import its contents into their own instances of Canvas and use all or part of the modules. Click on any of the courses below and click on the "Join this course" button on the Course Home Page to enroll. [NOTE: No formal facilitator or instructor monitor theses courses.]

Canvas Admin Overview (or download course export package here). Last updated 10/16/13
Canvas Instructor Overview (or download course export package here). Last updated 10/16/13
Canvas Support Overview (or download course export package here). Last updated 11/4/13

Canvas Challenge

The Canvas Challenge is an example of a Canvas related professional development activity that clients can download, upload to their own Canvas instances, modify as they see fit, and then run for their own instructors. There is a Canvas Challenge Leader's course where potential challenge leaders can learn more about how to facilitate a challenge and download a challenge template course.

Canvas Training Videos

The videos below are generic versions of our more client-centered, customized webinars and/or implementation series. Click to view the videos.

Canvas Instructor Training Videos
Canvas Video Guide
Canvas Implementation Training Overview Videos

PDF Downloads

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We welcome your feedback on these resources. Please email training@instructure.com.

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