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Canvas Tools Modules

Delete Duplicate or Unnecessary Pages

Wondering why when you delete a page from a module it doesn’t delete from your Canvas course? When you create a page in a Canvas Module, the page is not stored in your Module but rather in a folder called Pages that you can access from the course navigation menu on the left. What you […]

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Readings/Content

Edit an Existing Page in Canvas

You can always go back and edit a Page that was created in Canvas. This is especially helpful if you plan on making the most of the Sample module that is provided in your shell but is also good for updating information or correcting errors throughout the course Pages. Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff […]

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Accessibility

Use the Canvas Accessibility Checker

The Accessibility Checker is a tool within Canvas that can assess the accessibility of content created in the Rich Content Editor. This guide will show you how to use the Accessibility Checker as well as the gaps in the assessment. Directions Using the Accessibility Checker Click the Accessibility icon below the right corner of the […]

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Canvas Tools

Create a PDF or Word Version of a Canvas Page or Syllabus

This tutorial describes how to create a PDF version of a Canvas page and save it to your computer. This process can be used to save and/or print important information from the Syllabus tool or from pages such as the Overview and Course Grading Policy pages. The first method described below is easier, but you […]

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Canvas Tools

Use HTML to Edit Content in Canvas

While the Rich Content Editor is a quick and easy way to edit content in Canvas, you have the option to edit the content using HTML, as well. To do so, follow the steps below. Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Canvas in the Teaching & Learning section. Log in to your Canvas Account. Select the Course you’d like to […]

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Accessibility

Add Alt Text in Canvas

Before reading this guide, be sure to familiarize yourself with Alternative Text Guidelines and Best Practices. Alt-text is an important component for any image you use in your course to ensure accessibility to students using screen readers, as well as to meet institutional standards. Directions Option 1: Change the Image File Name In Canvas, the file […]

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Canvas Tools Readings/Content Timely Tutorials

Convert Files (PPT, PDF, Word) to Canvas Pages

Using Pages is the best way to distribute material within Canvas. Pages are built to work with web browsers, so they display better and cooperate with multiple platforms (different browsers, different device types, etc.) better than downloadable files. Another advantage is the ability to edit Pages right in Canvas. So if you need to update […]

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Canvas Tools Readings/Content Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Use the Rich Content Editor to Modify Text, Insert Links, Attach Files, and Connect Apps

The Rich Content Editor is used throughout Canvas. Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and the Syllabus all feature large text boxes with a toolbar across the top where text and media can be entered. This is the Rich Content Editor, and the instructions in this tutorial will work wherever the Rich Content Editor is available. […]