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Canvas is the cloud-based Learning Management System used by faculty and students within the Los Rios Community College District.

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Learning Canvas and Online Teaching

Need help with Canvas or online teaching? We've got you covered! See below for information on training and assistance.

QuickStart Training

The intent of this short, self-paced course is to provide faculty with resources you need to create a Canvas course which meets the minimum level of Canvas usage as described by the Joint LRCFT, District Academic Senate, and LRCCD statement on requirements for the use of Canvas for Fall 2020. 

QuickStart Training

Introduction to Teaching with Canvas

Enroll in this self-paced course for information and tutorials on basic Canvas tools and functions. The are no deadlines, no required submissions; just simple, step by step instructions on such topics as:

  • Customizing your Canvas account settings
  • Creating, uploading, and organizing content
  • Building content with accessibility in mind
  • Using Canvas tools for regular and effective contact with your students
  • Using the Canvas Grades and Assignment tools
  • and more!

Introduction to Teaching with Canvas

Online Teaching and Learning Academy

The Online Teaching and Learning Academy (OTLA) is an intensive 9-week online course for those interested in designing and facilitating pedagogically sound online or hybrid courses. Familiarity with Canvas required.

Online Teaching and Learning Academy

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Canvas FAQs

24/7 Help Line

Get answers to most of your Canvas questions.

Phone: (844) 612-7419

(We cannot answer questions regarding enrollment status or Los Rios account issues.)

Multimedia Help

For help with Zoom, video and audio recording, screencasting, and captioning:

Distance Education Multimedia Helpline
Zoom appointment by request.