Comprehensive Overviews

Learning Opportunity Format Links Details
LinkedIn Learning Videos

Access your USask LinkedIn Learning License

Learning Canvas

A comprehensive, self-contained, professionally produced video course to introduce you to Canvas’ main features.
Canvas for TAs and Markers Self-paced, self-guided Canvas Course Email TAs and Markers can be added to a Canvas course to learn to use the features they need at their own pace on their own schedule.

Feature-Specific How-to

Place to get help




Canvas Community

Videos & Text Instructions

Feature Guides  

How to videos 

Our vendor’s user documentation and videos, helpful for learning details of specific features.

USask-Specific Canvas Videos


Browse our videos

Video versions of our live professional learning sessions, with in-depth looks at certain features.

USask IT Support Knowledge Base

Text instructions

Search the IT Support Knowledge Base

Faculty FAQs

Student FAQs

Instructions for completing certain tasks, especially ones that are more unique to USask.

Help on Specific Issues

Place to get help




USask IT Support

Email/Support Tickets

Search our IT Support Knowledge Base and/or submit a ticket to IT Support, especially for our external app integrations in Canvas (Panopto, Webex, etc.).

Distance Education Unit Support


Ask the Distance Education Unit (DEU) questions about designing learning activities and assessments.

Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning


The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning is able to provide instruction and guidance on using remote technologies to teach.

Getting Strong Learning Results using Canvas Tools

Place to get help




Course Design Checklist

Self-assessment document

Access the checklist


A checklist of pedagogically recommended things to do in your Canvas course to improve accessibility and learning.

Educatus Blog


Educatus blog

Shining the spotlight on effective uses of Canvas to enhance your courses and use Canvas better.

DEU Blog


DEU blog

Instructional design ideas, online teaching tools, and best practices for online teaching and learning from the Distance Education Unit Instructional Designers.

DEU Digest


DEU Digest Archive

Back issues of the Distance Education Unit Digest which offer bite-sized weekly offerings of edtech quick tips, resources, news, and learning opportunities with a focus on remote, online and distance course design strategies.

Student Canvas Blog


Student Canvas Blog

Blog posts written by a student for students about making the most of their courses being offered in Canvas. This is a great link to share with your students.

Supported Learning

In addition to the above opportunities, we also have scheduled live workshops that you can attend where we explain features of Canvas in the context of out Learning Technology Ecosystem Principles. If you are interested in learning more about these workshops, please visit the link below.