What will I find in the Sidebar?
Depending on what course navigation link you are viewing, the sidebar will look different. This lesson shows the sidebar for a course home page with a page the teacher designed.
View the Sidebar
The Sidebar is located on the right hand side of your Canvas course.
Note: Depending on how the course is set up, some other sidebar possibilities are the to do list, recent feedback, and other items. Students can also see what is coming up for the course in the sidebar.
View Course Tools
In the course tools section of the sidebar, you can:
- Change the course home page layout by clicking the Choose Home Page link
- See the recent activity in the course by clicking the View Course Stream link
- Open the course checklist by clicking on the Course Setup Checklist link
- Create a new announcements by clicking the New Announcement link
- Access analytics for your course by clicking the View Course Analytics link
Note: You have to have permission to view analytics.