Canvas Orientation

Join us for a FREE face-to-face orientation to Canvas, the new software that Foothill instructors will be using to teach online classes. You can choose to attend a session from the dates listed below. No registration is required.

If you can't make it to campus for our face-to-face orientation, step through the online orientations.

Online Orientations

Canvas Student Orientation course - Canvas course guides you through the Canvas guides and provides links to videos

Canvas Student Tour - Series of short videos (~5 mins) designed to help you learn how to use Canvas.

  • View in any order
  • To view all videos takes about 35 mins

On-Campus Orientations

Attend our Canvas student orientation session on campus!
Tuesday, April 11
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Room 4202
Wednesday, April 12
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Room 4202
* If you are registered, bring your Student ID to log into Canvas and follow along during the session!

Topics covered in the orientation include:

Part 1
  • What is Canvas?
  • Computer and Web browser requirements
  • How to log in and get set up
  • Navigating the course website
  • Getting Help
Part 2
  • Viewing lectures
  • Completing assignments
  • Participating in class discussions
  • Taking tests and quizzes
Last Updated March 15, 2017
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