Whether you are new to Canvas or have used the system before, there are many opportunities available to learn more about the tools and features Canvas offers. These webinars, workshops, and online courses are available for all faculty and staff.


Please see a selection of the upcoming Canvas workshops below, and view the full calendar of training opportunities for more. If you can’t make it to a workshop, you can view recordings of previous sessions, review self-paced documentation, or request a consultation.  


Video resources that cover tool overviews, how-to videos, and past webinar recordings are available online.

Illinois Canvas MediaSpace Channel

View a playlist of Canvas videos and webinar recordings from Illinois experts. 

Canvas Video Guides

Instructure, the makers of Canvas, maintains a large archive of high quality how-to video guides. This tutorial video series is organized by user role and product.


Canvas 101 is a self-paced course that covers the basics of how to use Canvas. Topics include:

  • Creating Course Content
  • Communicating With Your Students
  • Customizing Your Account
  • Finalizing and Publishing Your Course
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the Canvas 101 Faculty Orientation Course


Training Portal

Access online, subscription-based workshops and training resources directly through your Canvas course. Use the Help icon on the Canvas global navigation menu to access resources in the learning library, or check their training calendar for live workshops taught by the Canvas experts at Instructure.

Additional Resources


Questions? We’re here to help. Check out all of the Canvas support options available to you.