Teaching Tip Video: New Course Shell Setup in Canvas

Submitted by eduplessis on Fri, 05/12/2017 - 3:25pm

In this timely video, the Instructional Designer in Distance Education shows you how to find and set up your Canvas course shells for a new semester, including how to cross-list and import content.

Topics also include how instructors can add shells to the Canvas dashboard, request missing shells, set the Home page, validate links, and customize the course navigation links.


To watch archived Teaching Tips videos and join Discussions with other SRJC faculty on timely topics, go to our Distance Education: Teaching Tips course in Canvas. 


Videos are archived in the Distance Education: Teaching Tips course in Canvas, which also includes online Discussion forums for SRJC faculty. You will need to log in to Canvas to participate and subscribe to Discussions. Faculty are encouraged to pose questions, provide tips, and share experiences using Canvas and other teaching technologies.


Also see our Multimedia Creation tutorials and our online training module Canvas as a Pedagogical Platform. You can also sign up for a 1:1 consultation with our Instructional Designer, Liz du Plessis.

For immediate help with Canvas during the evening or weekend, call the Canvas Support Hotline. Click on the Help button in Canvas to see the number. It’s available 24/7, 365 days a year to all SRJC faculty and students.

In addition, you can always…