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Whether you are new to Canvas or have used the system before, there are many opportunities available to learn more about the tools and features Canvas offer.

These webinars, workshops, and online courses are available for all faculty and staff.


Webinars & Workshops

The Office of Instructional Design offers several Webinars and Workshops throughout the year on individual Canvas features. Visit the Webinars & Workshops page for a full list of upcoming sessions and information on how to register.

Need Personalized Help?

You can schedule an appointment with one of the instructional designers to discuss your individual needs.

Schedule an Appointment


Learn to use MS Teams as an alternative for Sakai Resources.

Register for MS Teams training

Video Resources

Video resources are available online that cover tool overviews, how to videos, and past webinar recordings.

Tutorials by Instructional Designers

The Office of Instructional Design and the makers of online teaching tools have created tutorial videos for faculty to view at their own pace.

Canvas Video Guides

Instructure, the makers of Canvas, maintains a large archive of high quality how-to video guides to Canvas. This tutorial video series is organized by user role and product.

Faculty Orientation in Canvas

The Faculty Orientation is a self-paced course that covers the basics of how to use Canvas. Topics include:

  • Creating Course Content
  • Communicating With Your Students
  • Customizing Your Account
  • Finalizing and Publishing Your Course
  • Frequently Asked Questions

 Click Here to Access the Faculty Orientation Tutorial

Online Teaching Certificate

Rutgers Office of Instructional Design offers a four-course, non-credit online teaching certificate program to both Rutgers and non-Rutgers faculty, staff, and graduate students. Check the Online Teaching Certificate page for more information on the required courses and available sections.


For additional training resources that extend beyond Canvas

Reach out to your local instructional support group:

New Brunswick and RBHS
Office of Instructional Design (
Center for Teaching Advancement and Assessment Research (

Technology & Learning Spaces (

Instructional Design & Technology (