Canvas at American University

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Canvas is AU's learning management system. It provides an intuitive design, modern interface, and enhanced communication tools that will strengthen our ability to deliver engaging, high-quality learning experiences for students.

Canvas includes a variety of built-in course construction and management tools that can be customized to create unique and accessible teaching and learning experiences. 

Instructors may create and share course content using assignments, discussions, modules, quizzes, and pages. Students can access these areas in Canvas to find learning materials and interact with other course users.

Tutorials, Assistance, and Instruction

The instructional design team has put together a collection of tools, tutorials, and resources to take you from getting a course up and running to using more advanced features for creating a robust online course environment.

Canvas Support for Faculty

Technical Support and how-to for designing Canvas courses

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Canvas Support for Students

Learn how to use Canvas, navigate the dashboard, and access and submit assignments.

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