Category: Tips

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End-of-quarter Tips for Teachers

by on May 31, 2018 11:03 am
1) Manage Course Access after Quarter Ends Courses in Canvas convert to read-only access after the quarter ends (the Sunday after grades are due) and are removed from the active course dashboard. Students can no longer submit assignments or post discussions. Teachers have an additional month of active use after the term ends to add/edit… Read more End-of-quarter Tips for Teachers

Publish Canvas Course Tutorial

by on February 9, 2018 3:52 pm
Don’t forget to publish your Canvas course!  Listed below is a step-by-step walkthrough of the process to publish a course.  We have also made a Publish Canvas Course Tutorial video available.  *Note: Please enlarge Canvas dashboard screen to ensure all visuals are visible.   Publish a Course To publish a course, click the Publish button… Read more Publish Canvas Course Tutorial
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Getting Started with Canvas and First Steps

by on September 28, 2017 10:32 pm
Before You Begin The Stanford CourseWork learning management system was retired on December 21, 2016. The VPTL Canvas team migrated all CourseWork courses from Fall 2014 through Fall 2016 to Canvas. Some earlier courses were also migrated by request. The deadline for requesting migration from CourseWork has passed. Any additional CourseWork content migration will be… Read more Getting Started with Canvas and First Steps
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Getting Started with Canvas: First Steps and Tips

by on March 25, 2016 7:54 pm
Before You Begin Have content you’d like to migrate from CourseWork? Before January 23, 2017, email us at with the names of the courses in CourseWork and which quarter you’ll be teaching them in Canvas. Note: Only one version of each course will be migrated. The Canvas team will migrate the most recent version unless you… Read more Getting Started with Canvas: First Steps and Tips
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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Canvas @ Stanford

by on October 8, 2015 12:44 pm
1. You can use Canvas now. Just go to As long as you don’t publish your course in Canvas, students will not be able to view any activities or content you create. Not sure what you can do with Canvas? Visit 2. Canvas is replacing CourseWork. See the transition timeline below. 3. Canvas is… Read more Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Canvas @ Stanford