Enterprise Learning Management System (ELMS): Canvas

Basic Understanding of ELMS

Tool Information Pages (TIP) are intended to be an introduction to various technology tools and their specific implementation here at the University. 

Canvas Instructor Guide          Canvas Student Guide

  • * Define:  An online digital environment that allows information to be shared between students and faculty and provides access to content and administrative features for specific courses.
  • Basic Pedagogical Use: For Brainstorming, For Saving notes, to display interactive links, to engage in Collaborative Learning and to provide students with material synchronously and asynchronously online.

Pros and Cons

  • Can be printed, saved, loaded online and shared with student through email or through ELMS
  • Accommodates different learning styles
  • Can supplement in-class activities
  • Allows students to engage with the material in a variety of ways
  • Contingent upon all students having access to the internet.

For further information, please contact:
Rosalia Reyes-Webb
Learning Technology Specialist
Educational Technology Services

Advanced Operation of ELMS

Creating Rubrics in a course

Weighting and Grading Rules with Assignment Groups

Setting up Extra Credit Assignments