Tips for Moving Your Class Online

See our blog for tips on How to Use Canvas for Teaching If Your Class Can’t Meet In-Person.

Visit the Stanford Teaching Commons website for additional resources for teaching online. The Teaching Commons site includes tips for getting started with online teaching, best practices, strategies for online course planning , ideas for a variety of class activities to build community and enhance engagement, suggestions for how to provide feedback and do assessments online, and how to get help when you need it.

New Self-Paced, Tutorial Courses for Teaching & Learning with Canvas

Check out our “Teaching with Canvas” self-paced, tutorial course if you’d like to learn more about how Canvas can enhance online teaching and learning. You’ll find examples from Stanford Canvas courses to help inspire you and Canvas templates to get you up and running quickly with your own course. 

The Canvas Student Center is a self-paced, tutorial course for students to help them  get the information they need to use Canvas more effectively and efficiently.

Fall 2020 Canvas Courses Now Available

Check out our tips for setting up your Fall Canvas course. Attend one of our weekly Canvas Overview webinars to learn Canvas basics or contact us at if you’d like to schedule a one-on-one Canvas consultation.

Canvas Course Setup Tips

Stanford Canvas Course Profile

This Canvas Course Profile features Marta Gaia Zanchi’s  exemplary use of Canvas to enhance teaching and learning. She shares her approach to leveraging Canvas to facilitate collaboration and support her course’s project-based and team-based learning experiences that mix in-classroom lectures, panels and flipped-classroom breakout sessions with independent teamwork by students outside of class hours.