Canvas - Your new LMS
As of Semester 1, 2020, the University is using Canvas as our centrally-supported Learning Management System (LMS).
Learning Environments provides support and resources for staff teaching with Canvas. Here are a few options to get started:
Who can I contact?
Canvas help is available any time with dedicated University of Melbourne 24/7 Canvas support channels, including online chat and phone.
Learning Environments can assist you with further enquiries regarding the LMS and other supported learning technologies. Simply submit a ServiceNow ticket and we will help you as soon as possible.
|Online chat with Canvas|
|Call Canvas on 03 8652 1805|
|Find your Faculty LMS Representative|
|Request support from Learning Environments|
Workshops and training
Learning Environments are providing an extensive set of workshops and resources in support and preparation for the 2020 rollout of Canvas. These are available to both teaching and professional staff and are designed to be practical and linked to your teaching needs.
Live and recorded webinars
Our live Zoom sessions give you the opportunity to interact with the presenter from the comfort of your desk. We also offer a series of recorded webinars available online 24/7.
Self-paced online training
Enrol in this Canvas subject, specifically designed for those of you who learn best at your own pace, and in your own time and place. This training offers an in-depth look at Canvas including assessment and feedback, quizzes, and more.
Guides and support resources
These resources will take you from getting started with Canvas and setting up your subjects, through to communicating with students and providing assessment tasks and feedback.
The following resources provide staff with advice and requirements regarding copyright for readings and other types of materials delivered in the LMS.
Readings Online enables staff to add, organise and control their subject readings and ensures copyright compliance in their subjects.
Copyright and the LMS
This page outlines the steps that you can take to ensure that the materials being used in a subject comply with the University's copyright requirements.
University Copyright Office
The University Copyright Office works with staff and students to maximise the permitted uses of copyright material for education and research.
Create your own custom subject banner
Use our new banner tool to create custom banners that can be added to your subjects within the LMS.
The following resources are provided in an archived format and will soon be retired.