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Canvas Quick Guide - Options for Starting in Canvas

Three tips on starting your Canvas course:

  1. Design your Canvas course from the ground up.
  2. Design your Canvas course using one of the HSU Canvas Templates.
  3. Import content from a Moodle course.

Design your Canvas course from the ground up

This provides the opportunity to reflect on your course materials and design modules with learning activities that meet outcomes and promote collaboration, discovery, discussion, reflection, and problem solving utilizing Canvas tools. 

Design your Canvas course using one of the HSU Canvas templates

This option helps to facilitate building and designing modules and lessons quickly.

HSU Canvas templates.

Import content from a Moodle course

This is the opportunity to clean up and only import files that are current. Importing all your materials from Moodle may cause you to exceed your Canvas storage quota.

If you need help importing and exporting course material, check out this Screensteps Tutorial.