Canvas: Introduction for tutors and professional staff

Course description

Canvas is our new learning management system, and all topics will be taught in Canvas by January 2024.

This workshop will give you an overview of what Canvas is and its most commonly used tools. As we all use Canvas for different purposes, this workshop is designed to act as a starting point that gives an overview of how Canvas works and then connects you to the resources and training applicable for your specific needs.

Self-paced workshop

A self-paced version of this workshop is also available.


When should I study this workshop?

This workshop is best studied before you commence teaching in Canvas.

If you are joining us as a staff member, you are welcome to view the public version of this workshop.

Type of course

Web conference

Who should attend

This course is designed for tutors and professional staff.

If you are coordinating or building a topic, we recommend you instead attend the following three workshops:
  1. Canvas: Welcome
  2. Canvas: Enhancing quality
  3. Canvas: Ready to go live

View the Canvas training pathways to see which workshops are right for you.

What you will learn

  • How to access Canvas
  • Finding your way around Canvas
  • Recognising the main features of a Canvas course
  • How to access the most common activities in every Canvas course

Upcoming events

Wednesday, 13th December 2023

Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Location: Web conference

Monday, 5th February 2024

Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Location: Web conference

Wednesday, 28th February 2024

Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Web conference

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

To be notified of upcoming events, you can add your name to the waiting list.