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In this video, you will learn about your Canvas Dashboard and Global Navigation links. You’ll also learn about navigating a course and accessing assignments.

Student Orientation Course

This Canvas course is designed to help you become familiar with the learning management system, Canvas, used for online and hybrid courses.

This is a self-paced course; you can move through it on your own time. Completing the course should take 2-4 hours. This course covers:

  • How to get started in Canvas
  • Course Participation 
  • Assignments in Canvas
  • Collaborations in Canvas
  • External Applications

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