Canvas

Canvas is a web-based application which allows instructors to put class materials on the Internet. It provides a variety of tools to facilitate teaching and learning. Some courses at TWU use Canvas. The basic tools used in a Canvas course include a syllabus, learning materials (documents, videos, etc.), discussions, calendar, email, announcements, grades, exams, and assignments.

An Introduction to the Basic Tools Used in a Canvas Course

Topics covered in the Canvas Student Overview include:

  • How to Log into Canvas
  • Understand the Dashboard
  • Configure Your Profile and Notifications
  • Email Using the Inbox
  • How to Use Discussions
  • Grades and Gradebook Tips
  • How to Use Google Docs
  • Canvas Mobile Apps
  • How Do I Get Help
  • Canvas Student Overview Video

Search Online Resources for Help

Contact the TWU Service Desk for Technical Support

Play Games to Learn about Blackboard, Canvas, and Google!

Blackboard Jeopardy  |  Canvas Family Feud  |  Google Deal or No Deal

TWU prides itself in providing exceptional service and support to our student population. One area students have shared an interest in is learning how to navigate Blackboard, Canvas, Gmail and Google Docs. Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) has partnered with the Campus Alliance for Resources Education (CARE) to develop an interactive approach to learn Blackboard, Canvas, Gmail, and Google Docs. Join Us!

Receive a FREE planner for playing! Registration is required to participate in the games. Register by campus! 

Blackboard Jeopardy

CampusRoomDate and Time
Denton Blagg-Huey Library, Room 234

October 2 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Dallas 3510

October 4 | 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Houston 4115

October 3 | 12 - 1 p.m.

Canvas Family Feud

CampusRoomDate and Time
Denton Blagg-Huey Library, Room 234

October 4 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Dallas 3510

October 3 | 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Houston 4115

October 2 | 12 - 1 p.m.

Google Deal or No Deal

CampusRoomDate and Time
Denton Blagg-Huey Library, Room 234

October 3 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Dallas 3510

October 2 | 4 - 5 p.m.

Houston 4115

October 4 | 12 - 1 p.m.