What is Canvas?
The University Learning Management System (LMS) is the online center of your academic work. Canvas by Instructure is Tulane’s LMS. Canvas’ platform provides more modern, mobile, and user-friendly features for collaboration, engagement, and assessment.
Log in to Canvas for Tulane at http://tulane.edu/mytulane
You can learn more about Canvas by joining the ILC Training Course: Canvas 101. Click the link to access the ILC Training Library for more details about using Canvas You may be prompted to login to the course.
To access Canvas quick start guides and videos, pleas select from the links below.
Canvas Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I add a new menu link to the Canvas course menu? Using the redirect tool, you can add links to material that doesn’t already have a tool link in the navigation menu.
- How do I embed the LibGuides tool in my Canvas course? LibApps/LibGuides developed in partnership with Howard-Tilton librarians are available to add to your course.
- How do I link ZyBooks sections in Canvas? A zyBook is a web-native interactive content module that can be embedded in your Canvas course.
- How do I upload my Media assignment to Canvas? Students can upload media assignments using ShareStream associated with the assignment.
- How do I weight grades in my Canvas course? Instructors can weight grades using points or assignment groups.
- How do I create columns in my Canvas gradebook? All graded content will show up in the gradebook as a column for sharing grades and assignment feedback.
- How do I copy content from one Canvas course into another course? Instructors can copy content from prior courses taught or any course they are associated with in the Teacher role in Canvas.
- How do I crosslist sections or courses I am teaching in Canvas? Instructors can merge courses with duplicate content or undergrad/grad levels.