Canvas @ Princeton

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Friday, Aug 27, 2021

iClicker Cloud is a free in-class student response system that provides instant feedback to instructors.

Friday, Aug 20, 2021

Starting August 30, Princeton Virtual Desktops (PVD) will be the University's new solution for accessing Student Labs and other academic software...

Upcoming Training Sessions

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Canvas Information for Fall

Support: The McGraw Center will continue to support teaching teams in multiple ways. Our instructional designers will offer individualized assistance and consultations;  we are hosting a number of training sessions for faculty, teaching assistants, and administrative staff; and we will also respond to questions at

Resources: We have created a set of guides to teaching with Canvas, which supplements our Field Guide to Canvas.  The McGraw Center has also developed valuable resources for returning to the classroom.

Blackboard: In the fall semester, all courses will be on Canvas. Blackboard will no longer be available for teaching, although faculty, staff, and students will continue to have archival access to the last seven years of courses on Blackboard. Read more: Blackboard Archive Mode

Faculty Spotlights

Speeding Things Up

Once you get to know your way around Canvas, the day-to-day management of a class is, at least in my experience, much smoother and quicker (than in...

Making Modules Work for You

One of my favorites is the Modules (…) a great way to organize a class.

Encouraging Interactivity

Canvas should not be thought of as a repository of materials, but as a learning system where one can present the information in a more interactive...

Working Together With Canvas

We really like the Modules (and) the ease of student submissions online.

The Importance of User-friendly Design

Canvas (has a) more user-friendly and more intuitive interface than Blackboard