Workshop: Getting started in Canvas

Explore ways to use Canvas to facilitate student learning. This workshop will address how to create and share announcements, post a syllabus, add and organize content in ways that help students succeed, and publish your course.


This workshop is intended for instructors & graduate TAs who are new to using Canvas at Cornell. The workshop introduces users to the platform and ways to use it as an integral part of engaging, student-centered courses.

Registration information

This workshop has already occurred. Please check back in Summer 2023 for additional dates in the fall. 

Dates & times

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. on Zoom.
  • Thursday, January 19, 2023, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. in G27 Stimson.


Watch a recorded version of Getting Started in Canvas.

You can also watch individual segments of the workshop recording:

Navigate the Canvas platform

Consider course structure

Design student experience

Communicate and interact