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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 - About the SCORM tool in Canvas (UW-Madison)
659842017-04-102187
2 Canvas - Access for Non-UW Personnel (UW-Madison)
662022017-06-081590
3 Canvas - Accessing Kaltura Media (UW-Madison)
630032017-03-162247
4 Canvas - Adding a Kaltura Interactive Video Quiz as an Assignment (UW-Madison)
664222017-08-011311
5 Canvas - Adding people to a Canvas course (UW-Madison)
662592017-09-181857
6 Canvas - Changing Your Displayed Name (UW-Madison)
660032017-03-161377
7 Canvas - Considerations Before Transitioning to Canvas (UW-Madison)
678772017-08-012209
8 Canvas - Crosslisting/Merging a Canvas Course (UW-Madison)
627772017-04-042292
9 Canvas - Enabled Application Configurations (UW-Madison)
654662017-08-303043
10 Canvas - Exporting your course materials from D2L and importing them into Canvas (UW-Madison)
589852017-08-044153
11 Canvas - Exporting your course materials from Moodle and importing them into Canvas (UW-Madison)
598332017-06-098792
12 Canvas - External LMS Integrations (UW-Madison)
700882017-07-20765
13 Canvas - Faculty Center Grade Prep Tool (UW-Madison)
692492017-03-161825
14 Canvas - File Storage and Quotas in Canvas (UW-Madison)
665262017-03-161742
15 Canvas - General tips and issues for instructors for moving to Canvas from another learning management system (UW-Madison)
627842017-03-162691
16 Canvas - Getting started with Canvas at UW-Madison (UW-Madison)
626302017-07-257278
17 Canvas - How Automated Course and Section Creation Works (UW-Madison)
658702017-03-161384
18 Canvas - How to Embed Kaltura Media in Canvas (UW-Madison)
629512017-03-163481
19 Canvas - How to Use Your Android or iPhone to Get Video Into a Discussion Reply (UW-Madison)
711202017-03-161534
20 Canvas - How to Use Your Laptop or Desktop Computer to Get Video Into a Canvas Discussion Reply (UW-Madison)
711222017-03-161816

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