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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:

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.

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.

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 - Logging onto the Canvas website (UW-Madison)
626292017-03-167169
2 Canvas - Exporting your course materials from Moodle and importing them into Canvas (UW-Madison)
598332017-06-097154
3 Canvas - Previewing or embedding a PDF or Word document in a Canvas Page (UW-Madison)
594232017-03-166455
4 Canvas - Getting started with Canvas at UW-Madison (UW-Madison)
626302017-07-256204
5 Canvas - What to Expect When Converting from D2L to Canvas (UW-Madison)
640252017-03-165160
6 Canvas - Exporting your course materials from D2L and importing them into Canvas (UW-Madison)
589852017-08-043849
7 Canvas - Training Resources (UW-Madison)
637822017-05-023201
8 Canvas - How to Embed Kaltura Media in Canvas (UW-Madison)
629512017-03-163011
9 Canvas - Video Assignments using Kaltura (UW-Madison)
641792017-03-162980
10 Canvas - You receive a "Failed to Log In" message on canvas.wisc.edu (UW-Madison)
629762017-07-172742
11 Canvas - Enabled Application Configurations (UW-Madison)
654662017-07-202663
12 Canvas - What to expect when converting from Moodle to Canvas (UW-Madison)
648332017-03-162634
13 Canvas - Tips and issues for instructors moving from D2L to Canvas (UW-Madison)
598562017-03-162500
14 Canvas - General tips and issues for instructors for moving to Canvas from another learning management system (UW-Madison)
627842017-03-162498
15 Canvas - Tips and issues for instructors moving from Moodle to Canvas (UW-Madison)
598572017-04-212366
16 Canvas - Accessing Kaltura Media (UW-Madison)
630032017-03-162094
17 Canvas - Crosslisting/Merging a Canvas Course (UW-Madison)
627772017-04-041978
18 Canvas - About the SCORM tool in Canvas (UW-Madison)
659842017-04-101909
19 Canvas - Considerations Before Transitioning to Canvas (UW-Madison)
678772017-08-011865
20 Canvas - UW-Madison Canvas Organizational Roles (UW-Madison)
634202017-06-141663

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