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Teaching in Canvas

The Center for Teaching and Learning and eCampus Center are working with our partners in Learning Technology Solutions to help guide you through the Canvas migration process. Scroll down this page for resources on designing and managing your course in Canvas.

Getting Started

If you are about to move your course from Blackboard into Canvas, please visit the Transitioning to Canvas page to help you get started.

The Canvas Help Menu, as shown through the Global Navigation in a Canvas course.

If you need immediate assistance, you can access Canvas support directly from within Canvas by clicking the “Help” button on the left Canvas global navigation.


If you would like to take a self-paced training on using Canvas, we suggest that you enroll in “Growing with Canvas,” which will guide you through its features.

If you are looking for live trainings on using Canvas, visit the LTS training and events website to sign up for a webinar.

Canvas also has a robust and searchable list of Guides and Videos for those who would like to learn more about specific topics.

Designing and Managing Your Course

Course Design Consultations

If you would like more personalized support for your course design, you can talk to one of Boise State’s Instructional Design Consultants.

  • If you are teaching an in-person, remote or hybrid course, please complete the CTL Consultation Request Form and an instructional designer from the CTL will reach out to you.
  • If you are teaching a fully online course, please complete the eCampus Consultation Request Form and an instructional designer from eCampus Center will reach out to you.