Canvas@Illinois, Getting Started with DesignPLUS

This article includes a list of resources to learn more about DesignPLUS and access training resources.

Getting Started

If you're just getting started learning about DesignPLUS, we recommend starting with the following resources:

Please note that you need to use the keyboard shortcut to access the Design Tools Sidebar before you can access the tools!

Recorded Training Sessions

You can access all recorded training sessions in the Training Recordings playlist on Illinois Media Space, or access the individual recordings below:

NOTE: Although the Customizations Training is included in the Training Recordings playlist, that training is only relevant if you are managing an extended customizations course for your subaccount. For more information about Extended Customizations, see Canvas@Illinois , Extended Customization with DesignPLUS.

DesignPLUS Resources Mediaspace Channel

The DesignPLUS Resources Mediaspace Channel consolidates many video resources related to the DesignPLUS tools. This channel includes a number of helpful playlists, including Training Recordings, Webinars, and Quick Tips.

DesignPLUS User Guide

The DesignPLUS User Guide was developed by Cidi Labs, the company that provides DesignPLUS. This guide contains a lot of helpful documentation and tutorials to get you started!

Additional Questions?

If you still have more questions about DesignPLUS and would like a one-on-one consultation, please reach out to Technology Services at to get in touch with the Canvas Support team or the Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) at

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Created2023-07-05 07:50:51Updated2023-12-13 15:23:40
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