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Tools for Distance Learning When Classrooms Are Closed

As colleges and universities are closed or otherwise adapting the teaching and learning format due to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Canvas team is here for you. We’re committed to helping ensure students and teachers have the tools they need to continue to connect, teach and learn from anywhere. We created this page to help you do just that. We’ll keep updating our resources. You keep washing your hands.

Helpful Resources for Transitioning to Online

Higher Education Resources

Useful recommendations and links as your institution transitions to an online learning environment

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The Fundamental Five

A transition to distance learning begins with a clear focus on what concerns students have. Use this simple framework as a foundation for communication.

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Maintaining the Connectivity of the Classroom

Topics that ring true to everyday teaching aiming to connect the learning within the classroom to that outside. 

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When the Stakes are High: Creating the Assessment

Our experts are here to support you with running online assessments in Canvas.

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Best Practices for Large Courses in Canvas

With the education landscape rapidly changing, explore ways to enable online teaching and learning opportunities to an increasing cohort of students.

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Running exams in Canvas

Find out how you can get Canvas quickly implemented to support running exams online.

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Free Canvas Account

We want to help get educators and students teaching and learning online. Teachers can create their own Canvas account and access resources in our community to get up and running quickly. This account never expires and offers all the features teachers and students need to transition to online learning.

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Canvas Is Right By Your Side

Ready to Scale

We’re prepared to scale Canvas as online learning needs require it. We’re also prepared to scale training for those who need guidance on running online courses with Canvas.

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Ready to Support

We know that an increase in usage and activity may mean an increased need for technical and product support. Fortunately, we have the flexibility to expand our support capacity as needed.

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