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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

Your local instructional support group will offer workshops and training for Canvas. Select your campus to find upcoming and past sessions.

Camden – Instructional Design & Technology

Newark – myTech@Newark

New Brunswick / RBHS – Office of Instructional Design

All Campuses – Office of Teaching Evaluation and Assessment Research

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 in Canvas 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

Access Self-Paced Faculty Orientation Canvas Site

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:

Camden – Instructional Design & Technology

Newark – myTech@Newark (Request Appointment)

New Brunswick and RBHS – Office of Instructional Design (Request Appointment)