Center for Teaching and Learning

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Getting Started With Canvas for Graduate Students in Instructional Roles


Lauren Easterling


Lauren Easterling


Friday, 8/29/2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT


UL 1125M

This introductory Canvas session is specifically designed to meet the different roles and needs of graduate students in teaching roles – teaching assistants, associate instructors, graders, and others. It is also part of our Educational Training for Teaching Associates (ETTA) program for graduate students in instructional roles. If you have questions about this particular session, please email Lauren Easterling at

In this introductory session participants will have the opportunity to take a first-hand look at the Canvas learning management system through the lens of a graduate student in an instructional role. During this hands-on workshop participants will explore and work with the following:

  • Canvas navigation
  • Messaging and Notifications in Canvas
  • Maintaining course assignments, quizzes, and discussions
  • Grading and gradebooks in Canvas
  • Canvas troubleshooting and help resources


Center for Teaching and Learning

phone: (317) 274-1300
755 West Michigan Street
UL 1125
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5146