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Canvas Studio



Full course description

Course Introduction

What will you create today? The Canvas Studio is a resource filled with templates, ideas, and pro tips for creating online Canvas courses. It is designed to provide you with a repertoire of thoughtful recommendations, customizable components, and useable examples to get your Canvas course started—or to enhance an existing Canvas course.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the modules, you will be able to:

  • Create a well-designed and accessible syllabus
  • Access and customize graphic assets like banners, icons, and buttons
  • Design a welcoming home page that navigates to course content
  • And much more

Topics Include

  • Your Class Syllabus
  • Visual Design
  • A Welcoming Home Page
  • Types of Assessment
  • Customizable Content Pages
  • Layouts for Modules

Meet the Creators

This resource was created by Indiana University's eLearning Design and Services (eDS) with support from the Campus Teaching and Learning Centers and the Assistive Technology & Accessibility Centers.

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Length: Self-paced


eDs and ATAC


Credit: None


Audience: Anyone designing a Canvas course

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