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Harrisburg University uses Canvas as the institution-wide Learning Management System (LMS).

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24/7 Support

To report a problem or ask a question, please select any of the help options below.

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Phone Support

Students: 1 (833) 531-9764
Faculty: 1 (833) 531-9765

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A variety of support resources are available from both Harrisburg University and Instructure, the company that developed Canvas.

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Intro to Canvas

Here you will find how to successfully use Canvas in your traditional, hybrid, executive, and/or fully online course(s) at HU.

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Canvas Resources

Here you will find Canvas guides and videos for students as well as student Canvas/TaskStream resources.

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Intro to Canvas

Here you will find how to get started, build your course, and facilitate your course in Canvas.

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Canvas Resources

Here you will find external resources (guides, videos, tutorials), transition checklists, training resources, and top tips for teaching using Canvas.

Faculty Canvas Training Schedule

All Canvas training sessions will be held virtually via Adobe Connect. Access links will be sent via email prior to the scheduled session.

Training is broken into two sessions:

Canvas Building Basics

Description: In this session you will learn the basic tools that will allow you to build dynamic courses in Canvas. This includes creating quizzes, assignments, discussions, and setting up the gradebook.

Canvas Facilitating Basics

Description: This session will introduce you to the tools you need to teach in Canvas. This includes fostering student engagement, management communication and collaboration, grading assignments, and tracking student progress.

Contact with questions about Canvas training!

For program leads and faculty building/transitioning courses in Canvas:

Best Practices for the Canvas Transition 

In this session, we examine the Canvas Course Transition Checklist. We will also look at the research supporting the elements of the checklist and examples of best practices for effective use of the LMS.

Contact with questions about Canvas training!

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