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Canvas How-To

Canvas How-To: Enabling Conferences for online office hours, recording class sessions, etc.

Continuing our how-to series, this post will cover the topic of Conferences that allow instructors (and students if enabled) to use audio and video web conferencing within a Canvas course. The instance at the University of Oregon uses BigBlueButton. Conferences are enabled by default whenever a ...

Canvas How-To: Creating Sections

In today’s installment of our Canvas How-To series, we will cover course sections which will help to differentiate assignments between groups of students. This is especially useful in a blended 400/500 level course (undergraduates and graduates in the same course) but it can be useful in ...

Canvas How-To: Sending Messages to your class

This post is part of a series on how to navigate and interact with the new Canvas LMS at the University of Oregon. Today’s topic is on sending messages to your class using Canvas.


First, log in to your Canvas courses using your DuckID and password. Click on the Inbox link next to your ...