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Center for Instruction and Research Technology

Canvas Resources & Training

CIRT and Instructure provide many resources to help instructors maximize their Canvas experience. CIRT's Online Learning Support team can support your online learning needs through personalized consultations and ongoing professional development opportunities. Instructure offers 24/7 direct Canvas support, extensive user guides, and insights into product development and platform updates.

CIRT Canvas Training

CIRT has developed an abundance of resources to help foster success and guide every instructor’s journey through Canvas. With our broad offering of live and on-demand training opportunities, we strive to meet the needs of all skill levels to enhance the Canvas user experience. Live events are hosted by CIRT staff and focus on specific features of Canvas and other tools and strategies that can be used to augment online learning. Online training options are also available for a more flexible, self-paced learning experience.

Instructure Resources

Instructure Canvas Support
Using the help button in Canvas is a quick and easy way to talk with the support team 24/7.

Canvas Release Notes
View the latest product release information and search past releases for Canvas LMS.

Canvas Roadmap
Want to learn about a feature that gets on the roadmap and the production process? The Canvas roadmap includes information on upcoming changes and beta features.

Participate in instructor-led online workshops geared toward new and advanced Canvas users. Workshops include course basics, managing quizzes, outcomes and rubrics, and data for teachers. For more information, view the Canvas Training webpage.

Canvas Community and Guides
The Canvas Guides include answers to common questions and resources for instructors just starting.

Canvas Screencasts
Videos detailing newly released Canvas features. An easy way to view and learn about the latest changes to Canvas software.

The Canvas TL;DR Blog and Podcast
The tl;dr blog is the place to learn about Canvas products directly from Instructure’s product teams.

Instructure Status
Real-time and historical data on system performance.

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