Academy: Canvas: First Look

Monday, May 1 2017 @ 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Academy of Teaching Scholars Competency: Instructional Technology


Presenter(s): Kimmaree Murday, Peter Ermey, Brett Pfingston, Daniel Janicki
Audience: Faculty, Staff, and Learners


In this webinar, jointly offered by the teaching centers and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

What You’ll learn

  • how to navigate through a new course
  • how to set up your course in Canvas
  • the basics of the Assignments tool
  • the basics of the Syllabus tool
  • the basics of the Calendar tool



This event is sponsored by the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning . If you have questions about this event please contact the office at (317) 274-1300 or by email at

This event fulfills the Instructional Technology competency for the Academy of Teaching Scholars.