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How do I use the Training Services Portal as an instructor?

As an instructor, you may be able to access the Training Services Portal to complete self-paced training resources on a variety of Canvas topics. If your institution has a paid training subscription, you may also have access to live trainings and webinars.

Notes:

  • The Training Services Portal is available to institutions in the United States and select Canadian institutions that have chosen to participate.
  • If you cannot access the Training Services Portal, your institution may have hidden the Help Menu link.

Open Help Menu

Open Help Menu

In the Canvas Global Navigation menu, click the Help link.

Note: Depending on your institution, the Help link name and icon may vary.

Open Training Services Portal

Open Training Services Portal

Click the Training Services Portal link.

Notes:

  • The Training Services Portal is available to institutions in the United States and select Canadian institutions that have chosen to participate..
  • If you cannot access the Training Services Portal, your Canvas admin may have hidden the Help Menu link.

Authorize Account

Authorize Account

To use the Training Services Portal, you must authorize the Training Portal to access your Canvas account.

Two modals display when accessing the Training Portal the first time. To authorize use of your account, click the Authorize buttons. In the future, only the Canvas Training Portal Authorization modal will display.  

Note: If you are not authenticated in your Canvas Instance, you will be prompted to enter your Canvas URL before accessing the Training Portal.

View Offerings & Pathways

View Offerings & Pathways

By default, the Offerings & Pathways page displays [1].

Available training material displays based your institution's subscription training package. Depending on your institution's subscription training package, you may see On Demand offerings. On Demand offerings are asynchronous learning pathways or courses made up of written content and videos. If purchased by your institution, you may also view Product Training courses which include training on a specific product in detail.

To locate a specific offering, type a keyword in the Search field [2] and click the Search button [3].

To filter offerings by type, duration, or tag, click the Filter button [4].

To view course or pathway details, click the course or pathway title [5].

To enroll in a course, click the Enroll Now link [6]. To enroll in a pathway, click the Enroll In Pathway link [7].

Open Course

Open Course

Courses you have enrolled in display in the In Progress section [1].

To open a course in which you are enrolled, click the Continue link [2]. The course opens in a new tab.

View Training Calendar

Calendar - Bridge

To view the training calendar, click the Training Calendar tab [1]. The Training Calendar displays pre-scheduled live webinars delivered by Canvas trainers.

To view information about a live training, click the session title [2]. To view live training details, click the Details option [3]. To register for the training, click the Enroll Now option [4]. After registering, you will receive a Canvas Inbox message with the session invite and details. You can invite other Premium subscription members to join the training by sharing the link included in the message. You can also access the session from the Training Calendar 15 minutes prior to the start of the webinar.

Note: Live trainings are only available to Premium subscription clients.

View History & Transcripts

View History & Transcripts

To view your training history and transcriptions, click the History & Transcriptions navigation tab [1].

You can view past enrolled offerings [2], the offering type [3], and completion status [4].

To generate a transcript, click the Generate Transcript button [5].