Student Canvas Startup Guide

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Startup Guide

  1.   Signing into Canvas
    • Click on the following link to access Canvas -  https://courses.letu.edu/
    • Use your LeTourneau credentials to sign-in. Signing into Canvas requires your username to be your full email address (ex: SallySmith@letu.edu).
  2. Logging out of Canvas
    • Click on Account>Log Out
  3. Navigating through Canvas (left toolbar)
    • Account  – Set up Profile Picture, Ways to Contact and Notifications
    • Dashboard  – Landing page when you log in. Provides Access/Updates to Favorited Courses. The Dashboard also includes a sidebar, which helps show upcoming events in your courses. To open a course, click the name of the course listed in blue text.
    • Courses  – All Courses are courses that are part of the current semester. Courses that are available to you are listed in blue text. To open a course, click the name of the course. If you are enrolled in groups, the MyGroups section will appear and display any groups within your current courses.
    • Calendar  – The Calendar is a communication tool that shows users all events and assignments in their courses and groups.
    • Inbox  – Inbox is a messaging tool used to communicate with a course, a group, an individual student, or a group of students.
    • Help Menu  - Helps users get help in Canvas at any time.
  4. Navigating a Course in Canvas (left side toolbar within course)
    • Course Home Page  - The Course Home Page is the first page you see in a course. Contains links to areas within the course and outside of Canvas.
    • Syllabus  – Location for the course description, course overview, weighted assignment groups, rubrics, class policies, and required texts.
    • Announcements  – Location where instructors will post announcements
    • Modules  – Location of Units where activities, assignments, discussions, quizzes/exams are located. Course Resources are also located in Modules.
    • People  - List of the users enrolled in the course.
    • Grades  - Displays all grades for all course assignments. You can also view scoring details, comments, and rubrics.
  5. How To Guides
  6. Supported Devices and Browsers
  7. Canvas Support

Details

Article ID: 121801
Created
Fri 12/4/20 9:28 AM
Modified
Mon 3/22/21 5:35 PM