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Canvas@Illinois Canvas, Graduate Academy

Canvas resources to accompany the presentation provided at the Spring and Fall Graduate Academy for incoming Teaching Assistants

Request a Canvas Course:

Presenter's Slides: Grad Academy.pptx 

Space Request Application 

How-to documentation for using the Canvas Space Request Application:

Getting Help and Training

Canvas help link location left side menu

For Canvas use the Help Icon on the Left Menu. 

  • Search the Canvas Guides for documentation or search the UIUC Knowledge Base for relevant articles.
  • Use the Chat with Canvas Support (Faculty) for 24/7 support.
  • You may also contact Technology Services for Canvas support.

Self-paced Training

Canvas Pages and Modules

Canvas@Illinois, What is DesignPLUS?

Pages Overview (Instructors)

Managing Notifications:

Canvas@Illinois , Setting Notification Preferences as a Student

Canvas@Illinois , Notification settings for an instructor

Managing Users and Student Rosters:

Adding users to your Canvas course: Canvas@Illinois , Adding a student, TA, Instructor

Student Preview Mode

Canvas Student View: Canvas@Illinois , Previewing course content using Student View

Course Communications

Canvas@Illinois, Announcement Best Practices & Formatting Recommendations


Course Settings and Grades

Canvas course styles and setting a Course Home Page: Canvas, Setting a Course Entry Point

You must Publish your Canvas course for students to access it: Canvas@Illinois , Publishing a course 
Canvas@Illinois, How do I use Enhanced Gradebook Filters?

Related Tools and Services:

Kaltura and Illinois Mediaspace

Zoom documentation via:


Research IT: The Research IT team's goal is to bridge any gaps that may exist between researchers and the technology that enables research. See:

Mobile Apps:

 Canvas@Illinois , Mobile Apps for Students 

Canvas Mobile App for Teachers:

Keywordsrosters, assignments, announcements, grading, orientation, technology   Doc ID78863
OwnerDan H.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2017-12-20 12:43:14Updated2024-01-11 10:08:28
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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