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Online Course Facilitation Checklist




Canvas Help for Faculty


Before You Begin

  1. Getting to Know Canvas - A Canvas Overview for Faculty
  2. Set Up Your User Profile (add your photo, additional email address)
  3. Change Your Notifications
  4. View the Online Canvas Instructor User Guide


Five Steps to Set Up Your Canvas Course

  1. Set Your Home Page Layout
  2. Set Up Assignments Page and Weight Grades
  3. Organize Your Content Into Modules
  4. Use the Course Facilitation Checklist
  5. Don't Forget to Publish Your Course!
    Students will not be able to access course content until a course is published.


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Where can I get help?

  1. Report a Canvas problem or access user guides for Canvas by clicking on the link labeled "Help" in the upper right-hand corner of Canvas.
    How Do I View My Canvas Help Responses?
  2. View the Canvas Guides for Faculty.
  3. Contact the Center for Instructional Delivery at cid@stfrancis.edu; 815-740-5080.
Center for Instructional Delivery • University of St. Francis • Joliet, IL 60435 • [815] 740-5080 • cid@stfrancis.edu
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