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Canvas Support (Instructor Help)

Login to Canvas

  • Active UofI computer account and multifactor authentication (DUO) required
  • See Canvas Login Help for additional help

24/7 Canvas Support

Click on Help at the bottom left of Canvas, to get to 24/7 LIVE Canvas Help Chat.

You will also find additional resources including Canvas Instructor Guides, UI Canvas Tutorials for Instructors, and UI Technology Support. Contact the CETL Instructional Designers for assistance with Canvas Course Design.

Deliver Video using Panopto

Follow the help links below to learn how to use Panopto to host and record video for delivery in your Canvas course.Panopto

New Canvas Discussion Redesign

The video below helps you navigate and make the most of the Canvas Discussion Redesign Experience being released on July 20, 2024. Watch to learn more about expected changes.

If you would like to use the new Discussion Redesign in one of your Canvas courses prior to July 20, 2024, you may turn it on by following these steps:

  • Go to Settings from the left menu in a Canvas course
  • Select the Feature Options tab at the top
  • Click on the 'x' icon to the right of Discussions/Announcements Redesign to change its State to a green check.

CETL Canvas Support

One-On-One Help

Contact coursedesign@uidaho.edu to setup a one-on-one session with a member of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning's Instructional Design Team:

Sean Quallen

Sean Quallen, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer
EDU 207

Jen Elbek

Jen Elbek, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer
EDU 223

Douglas Habib

Douglas Habib, Ph.D.
Asst Director of Programming
EDU 224

Self-Directed Study

Canvas Help Guides

Recorded CETL Workshops

Troubleshooting TIPs


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