Webinar: Canvas quick start presentation (via Zoom)

This 45-minute live webinar (delivered via Zoom) will give participants a brief overview of Canvas navigation and the beginnings of subject building using modules.


This session is designed to give participants who are unable to attend the in-person workshops the confidence to start exploring the Canvas LMS, and to begin building content in their Playpen subject. At the end of the presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions via chat or audio.

Topics include: dashboard, basic navigation, home page, modules, pages, announcements, syllabus page, readings online link.

Intended learning outcomes

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Review the interface of Canvas including global navigation, dashboard and subject cards
  • Become familiar with pages, including incorporating text, links, images and video
  • Become aware of modules and recognise their purpose and function
  • Explore the following subject tools: Syllabus, Announcements and Readings Online.

Workshop guides

Register for this workshop

To register for an upcoming workshop explore the faculty and centrally run schedules.

Register via schedules

As an optional pre-workshop activity, participants can log in to Canvas at canvas.lms.unimelb.edu.au with their university username and password.

Staff currently have access to a 'Playpen' subject to experiment in, as well as a 'Teaching with Canvas' subject, the space used during Canvas workshops.