Getting Started with Canvas
Need to get started right away? Check out these easy steps!
Login to Canvas via NCEdCloud
Navigate to my.ncedcloud.org
Login with your NCEdCloud credentials
Click on the red Canvas icon
Open Your Course from the Dashboard or Courses List
Publish Your Course
You will be asked to choose a home page, if there is no other content in your course, you can select "Course Modules", then click on "Save".
Add an Announcement
Announcements can be added by clicking that link on the left-hand course navigation bar and then selecting "+ Announcement" in the upper right-hand corner.
Add a title and your content. Then review the setting options and select "Save". You can even pre-plan and prepare announcements for the next day by choosing "Delay posting" and setting the time and date to post.
Add Announcements to your Home Page
- Go to your course "Settings" from the left-hand navigation bar
- Scroll to the bottom and select "More Options"
- Check the box to "Show recent announcements on Course home page"
- Scroll down and select "Update Course Details"
We have also created a Getting Started with Canvas Quickly video and slide deck to help you begin adding additional resources and Canvas assignments:
For additional help adding assignments, discussions, quizzes and more, check out our Canvas Instructor Guides: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10460-canvas-instructor-guide-table-of-contents