Center for Digital Instruction Resources all in one spot!

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Canvas Training

  • Canvas Basics: Asynchronous course you complete at your own pace.

  • Mastering Canvas Playlist: If you learn best with video, this playlist will make you a Canvas guru!

  • Canvas How-Tos: Mini guides to basic Canvas features.

  • Online Faculty Training (OFT): Sign up for a facilitated, five-week course. If there are no dates available, sign up to indicated you are interested in the next scheduled training.

  • Online Course Design: Semester-long course led by the entire CDI team. Participants must have successfully completed OFT or passed a CDI evaluation to enroll.

  • Student Online Quickstart: Free asynchronous course students can take to get to know Canvas and test their computer for Canvas readiness.

  • Winter Term (Snowmester) Training: Asynchronous course to guide faculty/adjuncts through development of a Winter Term condensed course.

Canvas Course: Creating a New Course

Canvas Guides

Canvas Course: Importing an Existing Course

  • Importing: Job Aid to move an earlier version of your Canvas course into your new shell.

  • Importing: Video to show you how to move an earlier version of your Canvas course into your new shell.

  • Adding Course Materials: Basic guide on adding modules, pages, links and documents into Canvas

  • Imported Course Checklist: Make sure your imported course has the elements to give students a quality experience.

CBU Institutional Requirements

Digital First

Proctoring Software

  • Respondus Training: Before implementing proctoring software for your course, here is the CDI training to successfully use this powerful tool.

Student Resources

CBU Online Learning Guide: Complete guide of strategies and resources for CBU students taking online courses.

CBU Remote Resources: e-Packet of CBU remote help available to students (tutoring, services, CBU contacts, etc.)

Student Quickstart: Tutorial for students navigating Canvas. Also, includes diagnostics students can run to test their computer readiness for Canvas.

CBU Student Tutoring Hub: Complete guide to all student tutoring, mentoring and consulting services available to students free of charge and remotely at CBU.



Contact Us:

CBU Center for Digital Instruction: 901.321.4004

Dale Hale, Director: 901.321.3264

Tyler Isbell, Instructional Designer & Trainer: 901.321.4455

Kyle Purpura, Instructional Designer & Trainer: 901.321.4457

Shontale Bryant, Instructional Designer & Trainer:

Lurene Kelley, Online Student Success Specialist: 901.321.4456