Canvas - Intro to Canvas Dashboard Navigation

This highlights the Canvas interface for reviewing courses

The Canvas Dashboard is a place where you can quickly access frequent classes

  1. Once you log into Canvas you will see the Dashboard icon in the navigation on the right in the blue bar. Select it to go to your dashboard.
  2. Select the 3 vertical dots in the upper left of the dashboard to see the viewing options.
    • Card View - This view arranges the active courses as color coded boxes on the screen.
    • List View - This view show the recent activity in the courses by date.
    • Recent Activity- This view shows the most recent things tat you have been working on.
  3. In the Card view each course card has 3 vertical dots that allow you to change the "nickname" of the course along with the color.
  4. On each card at the bottom, there are icons that will appear depending on the content that is available to you in each course. These icons include: Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Files.
  5. On the right side of the screen will be the sidebar listing upcoming events in the courses.
  6. Below the list of events you will see a button for View Grades that will take you to your list of courses with links to see the grades.

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Keywords:Canvas, dashboard   Doc ID:111670
Owner:Shawn F.Group:Chippewa Valley Technical College
Created:2021-06-15 07:45 CDTUpdated:2022-03-08 12:13 CDT
Sites:Chippewa Valley Technical College
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