Learning Management System (Canvas)

Summary (what you get)

The online learning management system may be used by students, faculty and staff at the Colleges to facilitate file sharing, digital assignment distribution and submission, asynchronous communication, collaborative writing, and more. 

Services Included

The Online Management Learning System automatically includes:

  • Integration with HWS network account
  • User guides and instructions
  • Automatic creation of course sites via integration with the Registrar’s Peoplesoft system

A member of IT Services can assist you with making the most of the Online Management Learning System for your particular curriculum in the following ways:

  • Merging courses together
  • Course setup/creation
  • Using the grade book
  • Creating/evaluating online assessments
  • Organization
  • Roster management

When Customer Receives It

Per the Registrar's schedule, courses are created after the close of the early registration process. Immediate access is granted to faculty upon creation of courses for the following semester. Student access is granted upon faculty publication of a course.

To access the Online Learning Management System:

Go to the HWS homepage, expand the menu in the top right corner, select the Quicklinks drop down menu, and choose Canvas - The Dock.