Helpful knowledge articles on all things Canvas, SVSU's Learning Management System.
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Attending a Big Blue Button Conference

Attending a Canvas Conference as a student.

Canvas - Setting a Different Due Date for One Student

How to set a different due date for one student

Canvas Direct Share

Direct Share allows instructors to copy their content to another course or share content items with another user. Direct Share works with Assignments, Quizzes, Discussions, Announcements, and Pages.

Canvas Files Quota

Canvas provides online storage and file sharing in three places: Course Files, Personal Files, and Group Files. This article includes aspects of each place and offers alternative ways to share media with your students and not affect your course quota.

Canvas Help - Main Page

Canvas is the learning management system used at SVSU. Canvas allows instructors to organize their courses and course content so students can find the materials they need quickly and easily. Canvas includes tools for announcements, assignments, quizzes, grades, discussion and more.

Canvas Instructor How-To Videos

Short Canvas How-To Videos for Instructors

Canvas Restore Deleted Content

Learn how to restore deleted items in your Canvas course.

Canvas Workshop Videos

Previously recorded Canvas workshops.

Canvas: How to Remove a Test Student from a Course

How to remove the test student from your Canvas course.

Microsoft Teams Meetings Integration in Canvas (Recommended)

Teams Meetings integration was introduced to SVSU Canvas on 8/17/21.  This is a new process that makes creating and accessing Teams meetings easier while remaining in the Canvas interface. Create Teams meetings and invite all enrolled students to the meeting. Set Teams meeting options to change students from presenter to attendee role

Microsoft Teams: Class Team Activation

This article shows you how to activate your Class Team in the Microsoft Teams app so that you can schedule synchronous meetings inside of the Teams app. This step is not required for using Teams within the Canvas course navigation.

Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor (Instructors)

Resources to assist with the use of Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor.

Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor (Students)

This article provides student resources on using Respondus LockDown Browser and common frequently asked questions.

Using Flip in Canvas (formerly Flipgrid)

Flip (formerly Flipgrid) is a video discussion and video sharing app, free from Microsoft, built for classrooms and beyond. Learn more.

Canvas - BigBlueButton

The BigBlueButton tool in Canvas