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 learning management 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 learning management system for your particular curriculum in the following ways:

  • Merging courses together
  • Using the grade book
  • Creating/evaluating online assessments
  • Organization
  • Roster management
  • Universal Design for Learning Integrated best practices

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.

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Adding Writing Colleagues, Teaching Fellows, or Faculty to a Canvas Site
While Canvas does not have a distinct tool for blogging, it does offer several options for related functions.
Posting policies, grading workflows, and other features in the Canvas grade book.
Canvas course design help
Merging or Combining Canvas Course Sites
The left-hand navigation buttons can be re-organized or hidden from students to help better facilitate delivery of course content.
Different ways to export and share Canvas course materials with other faculty.
Adjusting settings for Canvas notifications
Importing or Copying Canvas Course Materials
Making course materials on Canvas visible to students
Signing up for appointments in Canvas.
Viewing faculty or peer feedback on assignments
Students who are registered for a course in Peoplesoft are added to a Canvas site automatically.


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