This section provides an overview and instructions for common tasks that need to be completed at the beginning of a semester to get your Canvas course site ready for your students.
The chapters in this section include:
- Getting your new Canvas site
- Importing content from a previous course (and integrating the IU Canvas Template)
- Streamlining your site navigation
- Adding your syllabus
- Setting up your grading policies
- Setting up your assignments and gradebook
- Changing your Canvas course card (this is the picture that goes with your course on your Dashboard)
- Publish your Canvas course site!
- Checking your site as a student
- (NEW!) Setting your Zoom waiting room options
- A note on grading attendance
- Using Canvas Sections to assign different due dates (aka managing classes where half the class meets one day and the other half another day)
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