Canvas Orientation

Join us for a FREE face-to-face orientation to Canvas, the software that Foothill instructors use to teach online classes. You can choose to attend one of the sessions from the dates listed below. No registration is required.

If you can't make it to campus for our face-to-face orientation, step through the online orientations.

Online Orientations

Canvas Student Orientation course - Canvas course guides you through the Canvas guides and provides links to videos

Canvas Student Tour - Series of short videos (~5 mins) designed to help you learn how to use Canvas.

  • View in any order
  • To view all videos takes about 35 mins

On-Campus Orientations

Attend one of our Canvas student orientations on campus!
Tuesday, April 10
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Room 4305
Wednesday, April 11
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Room 4305
* If you are registered, bring your Student ID to log into Canvas and follow along during the session!

Topics covered in the orientation include:

Part 1
  • What is Canvas?
  • Computer and Web browser requirements
  • How to log in and get set up
  • Navigating the course website
  • Getting Help
Part 2
  • Viewing lectures
  • Completing assignments
  • Participating in class discussions
  • Taking tests and quizzes
Last Updated March 30, 2018
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