Canvas Support Documents

If you still have questions after reading the FAQs below, you can look into these other resources:
  • Open Canvas and click on the  icon. Here you can access MyCanvas Teacher, 24 Hour Canvas Support, and more.
  • Check out the Canvas Guides, a repository of official Canvas support articles.
  • Visit the Online Learning Team (OLT) in Ross 306 or email olt@iastate.edu.

ISUComm Canvas FAQs

Beginning and End of Semester Tasks

How to Enroll Students – https://canvas.iastate.edu/courses/75/pages/prepare-to-teach

How to Import 150/250 Template from Commons – https://support.isucomm.iastate.edu/canvas-instructors/import-template-from-commons/

How to Submit Grades – https://canvas.iastate.edu/courses/75/pages/submit-grades

How to Import Courses from Moodle to Canvas – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13132-415278277

How to Create an Email List through AccessPlus – https://www.registrar.iastate.edu/faculty-staff/classlists/emailclass

Announcements

How to Add an Announcement in a Course – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10405-415250731

Assignments

How to Give Extra Credit – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-9940

How to Add or Edit Details in an Assignment – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10113-415241285

How to Use the Assignments Index Page – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10061-415267000

Attendance

How to Use the Attendance Tool – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13077-4152107412

Discussions

How to Create a Discussion as an Instructor – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13016-4152724374

How to Assign a Graded Discussion to Everyone in a Course – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13962-4152810917

How to Create a Group Discussion in a Course – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13039-415264224

Gradebook

How to Use the Gradebook – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10241-4152220009

How to Sort Columns in the Gradebook – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12837-415255008

How to Get to Speedgrader from the Gradebook – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12790-415255019

How to Hide Grades from Students in the Gradebook – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12961-4152724339

How to Hide Grade Distributions from Students – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12715-415292749

Pages

How to Edit a Page in a Course – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12777-415241442

How to Retrieve/Recover a Deleted Page – https://community.canvaslms.com/thread/12518-retrieving-a-deleted-page

Peer Review

How to Use the Peer Review Tool – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10256-4152719640

Scheduler

How to Use Scheduler – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10719-6795261285

How to Add a Scheduler Appointment Group in the Scheduler Page – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12836-415259601

How to Sign up for a Scheduler Appointment in the Scheduler Page – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10482-4212354555

Speedgrader

How to Enter and Edit Grades in Speedgrader – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12772-4152640867

How to Use a Rubric to Grade in Speedgrader – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12931-4152724107

How to Mute or Unmute an Assignment in Speedgrader – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12965-4152724338

Student View

How to view the course as a student sees it – https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13122-415261153