Canvas FAQ for Faculty

  • How do I get to OSU’s Canvas?
    • From the OSU or OSU-Cascades home page, click on “Online Services” at the top of the page.
  • How do I migrate my classes?
  • How do I export Blackboard content into Canvas?
    • Instructors may export content from any course site they have access to and import it to Canvas.
    •       Step 1: Click here to learn how to export Blackboard content.
    •       Step 2: Click here to learn how to import Blackboard content into Canvas.
  • Is My Canvas Course Ready?
    • Before you publish your Canvas course site, use this checklist to make sure your site is ready.  
  • Where do I get help?
    • Within Canvas, click on Help in the upper-right corner to chat or call a support person.
  • How do other faculty use Canvas?

This is great and all, but I just want to jump in. Are there some videos I can watch to get going?

You bet! Here are a few to start with but more are available at Canvas Guides.

What should my students know about Canvas?

5 Things for OSU Students to Know about Canvas – take a look at this general guide for students; you may want to include a link in your course site, or in your communications with students at the start of the term.