SJU is moving: Canvas is our new Learning Management System! Use of Blackboard ends with the completion of the Spring 2018 term (Final grades are due May 14, 2018). Now is a chance to reimagine how you use and experience the LMS and create an experience for your students. Check out our Knowledge Base resources to learn how to get started!

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Pinned Article How do I access Canvas?

You can access Canvas directly by visiting sju.instructure.com or sju.edu/canvas and logging in using your SJU credentials.

Pinned Article How do I get Canvas Support?

SJU has a Tier 1 Support contract with Instructure Canvas, which provides 24/7 access to technical support from Canvas staff.

Building a New Course Using a Template

This article provides instructions on how to import a Canvas course template into an empty course or sandbox.

Copying Content from One Canvas Course to Another Canvas Course

This article provided instructions on how to copy content from one course to another within Canvas.

Flash Required for Recording Video Error Message

How to resolve the "Flash required for recording video" error.

How do I edit automatic Closed Captions (CC) for Kaltura media?

Captions on your videos are no longer optional as of January 18, 2018. All of our online content, whether in a course or not, needs to be compliant with WCAG2.0 AA. WCAG2.0 AA is an addendum to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, and requires any entity that uses US Federal funding to make video content accessible to those with disabilities.

How do I hide the grade distribution graphs from students in my Canvas course site?

How do I hide the grade distribution graphs from students in my Canvas course site?

By default, Canvas allows students to see grade distribution graphs for each assignment. This means is that students can view their score, the high score, the low score, and the mean for each individual assignment. If you do not want your students to see this data, follow the instructions below:

How do I hide the totals for my students' grade summaries in Canvas?

How do I hide the totals for my students' grade summaries in Canvas?

By default, the total course grade will appear for students in their Canvas Grades area, and automatically re-calculates whenever you add or change an assignment grade. Instructors may choose to hide the total course grade from their students until they are completely finished grading for the term. If you do not want your students to see this data, follow the instructions below

No captioning, no ownership, what now?

What do you do if the video you’d like to use in your course space is not captioned?

Students - How do I get started with Canvas?

Top ten things students should know in Canvas.