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This document outlines resources on how to get started with Canvas at UW-Madison.

Credit-based Courses Available in Canvas

All credit-based courses are now available in Canvas and can be accessed by logging into the Learn@UW Course Dashboard. Faculty and instructional staff should contact the designated instructional technology point-person for their school or college to help plan for their transition to Canvas.

Plans for Non-Credit Courses

The Canvas Transition Team is beginning to move non-credit, UW-Madison courses from D2L and Moodle to Canvas. This includes courses in the following areas:

  • Lifelong learning (enrichment or professional training) courses for external audiences
    Employee/Staff onboarding and training courses
  • Large‐scale training and compliance courses for employees
  • Large‐scale compliance courses for students

For questions about lifelong learning (enrichment or professional training) courses for external audiences to Canvas, please contact:

For questions about transitioning employee/staff onboarding and training courses, large-scale training and compliance courses for employees, and large-scale compliance courses for students, please contact:

Request a Canvas Sandbox Course

Canvas sandbox courses are available for those who wish to experiment with Canvas and begin designing courses in the meantime. Requests can be submitted through the Canvas Course Request form. Information on the automatic creation of Course Guide courses in Canvas is available in Canvas - How Automated Course and Section Creation Works (UW-Madison)

Canvas Support and Training

For information on available Canvas training resources, please see Canvas - Training Resources (UW-Madison).

For Canvas support, please see Get Help from DoIT. For the latest updates about Canvas, please see the UW-Madison Canvas Information website. We also encourage you to use the UW-Madison Canvas Community.

Moving to Canvas from D2L

Moving to Canvas from Moodle

Canvas System Requirements and Supported Browsers

Canvas Release Schedule

Instructure releases updates to Canvas every three weeks. Please see "Canvas Release Notes" for information on new releases. New releases also generally contain a short video summarizing changes in a release. Check the release notes often to stay informed on bug fixes or new features coming to Canvas.

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1 *** Canvas - Known Issues & Workarounds
766142017-10-131600
2 Canvas – Violence Prevention for Graduate and Professional Students
657982018-07-172014
3 Canvas - External LMS Integrations (UW-Madison)
700882018-07-161807
4 Canvas - About the SCORM tool in Canvas (UW-Madison)
659842018-07-104357
5 Canvas - Importing D2L Materials to Canvas (Instructor)
589852018-07-066898
6 Canvas - Known Issue - Large Enrollment Gradebook Slowness
803802018-06-29453
7 Canvas - Requesting Access for External Users
662022018-06-293348
8 Canvas - Honors Optional Course Sections
831342018-06-2172
9 Canvas - Getting started with Canvas at UW-Madison (UW-Madison)
626302018-06-1916195
10 Canvas - Preventing Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Course for Employees (UW-Madison)
739902018-06-133896
11 Data Retention and Emergency Data Requests for D2L and Regular Moodle Courses
820542018-06-07491
12 Canvas - Considerations Before Transitioning to Canvas (UW-Madison)
678772018-06-053858
13 D2L and Moodle Retirement
783142018-06-0115174
14 Canvas - How to open a Canvas file, CSCR, or Captivate module in a new tab
771022018-05-21783
15 Canvas/Kaltura - Known Issue - Interacting with Kaltura Media in Canvas Presents a Message About Blocked Cookies (UW-Madison)
773422018-05-212661
16 Canvas/Kaltura - Known Issue - Previewing Embedded Kaltura Media and Interactive Video Quizzes (IVQ) using Canvas's "Student View" Function Does Not Work (UW-Madison)
773472018-05-211576
17 Canvas - How to Use Your Laptop or Desktop Computer to Get Video Into a Canvas Discussion Reply (UW-Madison)
711222018-05-214654
18 Canvas - How to Use Your Android or iPhone to Get Video Into a Discussion Reply (UW-Madison)
711202018-05-214160
19 Canvas - How to Embed Kaltura Media in Canvas (UW-Madison)
629512018-05-217473
20 Canvas - "U Got This!" Course (UW-Madison)
788912018-05-21520

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