Canvas @ Princeton

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Training Sessions

Join one of our many training sessions on Canvas as well as the teaching tools that integrate with it (e.g., Panorama Accessibility and Gradescope). Tailored workshops are available for assistants in instruction, faculty, instructional staff, and administrators. 

Teaching with Canvas

Need help with Canvas? We're happy to answer big and small questions by email or sit down with you to explore how to best use Canvas to communicate with students, share course material, foster collaboration, and assess student understanding. Contact our instructional designers for tailored guidance.

Learning with Canvas

Students can access student-specific resources or get help either by contacting Canvas’ 24/7 support (chat, email, phone) or the McGraw Center.

Canvas Field Guide

The Canvas Field Guide, tailored to Princeton faculty, staff, and teaching assistants, offers a detailed overview of Canvas features and functionalities.

Canvas Companion Guide for Students

The Canvas Companion Guide for Princeton students offers a brief overview of Canvas and its integrated teaching tools. Access the guide here.

Announcements

New features in Canvas
July 16, 2024

Canvas has made important changes to discussions, modules, pages and assignments. Read more… 

Consult with an instructional designer
Jan. 23, 2024

As you are preparing for the spring semester, consider a conversation with one of the McGraw Center’s instructional designers.

Improve the accessibility of your Canvas course content
Jan. 16, 2024

This January, the McGraw Center will offer several sessions to help improve the accessibility of course content. They are open to faculty, staff, and assistants in instruction. We hope you will join one of them!

Call for digital pedagogy grant proposals
Oct. 26, 2023

The Digital Learning and Design group in The McGraw Center invites proposals from faculty or a faculty member in partnership with a graduate student to develop digital pedagogy projects. Through this initiative, we seek to encourage faculty to explore creative uses of digital technology that promote active learning and support course learning goals. 

Please retrieve Blackboard course material by October 22, 2023
Oct. 9, 2023

Starting from June 30, 2024, we will no longer have a contractual relationship with Blackboard. However, until October 22, 2023, faculty, students, and staff will have direct access to Blackboard. After this date, faculty members can request content by filling out the Blackboard Content Request Form. After June 30, 2024, we will not be able to access the Blackboard environment anymore.

Take advantage of our accessibility tool
Sept. 4, 2023

Our Panorama Accessibility tool helps faculty evaluate and enhance the accessibility of documents on Canvas. Additionally, it allows students to download alternative formats.