Canvas: Getting Started for Instructors

We recommend the following steps for those who are just getting started with Canvas at the University of Minnesota.

Step 1: Explore Canvas

Step 2: Start Building Your Site

Note: You may have academic technologists in your unit who can assist with the course design and development process.

  • Option 3: Build using a template.
    Units from across UMN have established pre-built templates that can be used to provide a general framework for creating a usable and well-designed site. 

Step 3: Publish Your Course Site

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