Transitioning to Canvas

The following table lists the most common tools used in the Course Portal and Canvas and where they can be found on both sites.

 Task

 Course Portal

Canvas

  1. Post the Syllabus
Content1 Syllabus
  1. Post Course Content
Content1

Files or Modules2

  1. View Class Participants
Course Roster Course Roster
  1. Send Messages to Class
Email the Classlist Announcements
  1. Submit Assignments
Document Dropbox Assignments
  1. Use the Discussion Board
Discussion Board Discussions
  1. Collaborate on a Document
Wiki Collaborations or Pages
  1. Drop/Add List
Drop/Add List Add/Drop List
  1. Schedule Appointments
Appointment Scheduler Calendar Scheduler3
  1. View Seating Chart
Seating Charts Seating Chart
  1. Request Media and Recording
Media Requests Media Requests
  1. Course Evaluations
Evaluations1 Evaluations
  1. Grade Sheet
Grade Sheets Coming Soon
  1. Manage/Download Recordings
Recordings Recordings
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1 In Course Portal, site content and course evaluations are edited in the Manage Site menu under their respective tabs.

2 Files is used to upload content to Canvas and Modules is used to organize course content in Canvas.

In Canvas, appointments are scheduled through the Course Calendar.

Contact

Systems Availability

  • Our online services may not be available during these maintenance periods.

    Regularly
    Fridays: 5pm-midnight
    2nd & 4th Tuesdays: 5pm-7pm

    Occasionally
    Tuesdays: 5am-7am
    Thursdays: 5pm-7pm

    Notices
    https://twitter.com/pennlawitsalert

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