After many years using a home-grown virtual learning environment (VLE) the decision was taken in 2015/16 to move to a new learning management system (LMS).Visit Canvas LMS (login required)
The following courses provide guidance in how to get started with Canvas. The links below require a login.
Canvas quick wins – this self-paced course shows how to meet the minimum requirements set by the LMS steering group
Canvas4Learning – this session explores how our LMS and other technologies can enhance learning activities before, during and after timetabled classes.
How to build a module in Canvas – this course introduces the basics of getting started with Canvas.
Further Canvas staff development – these online courses delve into more specialist Canvas functionalities, including:
MyShowcase – this course provides staff with the guidance materials for the MyShowcase e-portfolio.
Professional services staff supporting students on Canvas (Canvas student support) this course is for staff who need to support students using Canvas. The workshop will cover an introduction to Canvas from a student perspective.
Copyright and the LMS – this online course will inform you of the issues surrounding copyright and the LMS with advice on how to get the most from current copyright laws in the UK HE context, offer advice on how to avoid copyright infringement, provide tools and information that will help you find copyright free objects, and useful places for information and advice.
For more information about Canvas and eAssessment, please visit our eAssessment page.