At Schulich we use the Canvas LMS to support student-centred, inclusive and accessible learning experiences that allow students to actively engage with the instructor, course content and each other.
You will be using Canvas to build, organize and deliver your course, as well as communicate and collaborate with, and assess your students.
Please complete the following modules which are a required component of the onboarding process:
Canvas Learning Management System and Zoom – Four-Part Series
The following four-part series has been designed to provide essential basic and intermediate instruction and pedagogical perspective on remote course delivery using Canvas and Zoom:
Teaching Online 1: Creating Your Course in Canvas and Zoom
- Learn how to use Canvas to share files, links, and your course syllabus with your class. Learn about the basics of using Zoom.
Teaching Online 2: Designing and Delivering Online Lectures
- Learn about the different ways you can deliver interactive lectures during an online semester. Session will cover real-time lectures, recorded lectures, and the different tools available to create lecture content.
Teaching Online 3: Learning Activities & Assessments
- Learn about the variety of assessments and learning activities you can use in your course during an online semester. Assignments, quizzes, discussions, and interactive Zoom tools.
Teaching Online 4: Communication, Grading, and Feedback
- Learn about encouraging communication and providing feedback during an online course. Messaging in Canvas, grading techniques, using turnitin, collecting anonymous feedback with Qualtrics.
Bonus: Teaching Online Q&A Drop-in Sessions – twice-weekly
The Schulich IS&T department also hosts weekly drop-in sessions for instructors and staff who have any follow-up or in-depth questions about the above
Canvas training or any of our online learning tools. Join these sessions to ask an expert at Schulich your questions related to technology you will use to
Online Course Delivery Guide
This ever-evolving course was created to accommodate the companion materials to the 4-part Teaching Online series above. You’ll find slides, examples
(Echo360 videos, Canvas Quizzes & Discussions, Qualtrics surveys etc.) and detailed guides on recreating these features in your course.
For a comprehensive collection of Schulich-specific Canvas training materials, training schedules and support please see
Learning Tools Support – Guides & Training