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Enlist in Boot Camp

This summer's Technology Boot Camp highlights WyoCourses. A series of sessions over the summer will develop faculty's skills in using UW's new learning management system to deliver or support their classes. General and advanced subjects will be covered. Visit the 2014 Technology Boot Camp page for details, schedule, and registration.

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Training Schedule

Training sessions will be offered online. You MUST enroll in the Online WyoCourses Training course prior to the scheduled time in order to join the session. Please enroll at least 15 minutes prior to the session start time. The sessions on Monday/Friday begin at 1:30 p.m. promptly, and on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. promptly. If you are NOT enrolled in the course, and the session start time has passed, you will NOT be able to join the course. You can watch the WyoCourses General Overview video.

To enroll in the course: 

  1. Go to
  2. Log in using your UWYO credentials
  3. Choose "Enroll in Course"

To join the session:

  1. "Go to the course"
  2. Go to "Conferences"
  3. Click "Join" on the active conference

UW Recorded Trainings

If you missed a previously scheduled WyoCourses training, we've created a recording for you to view at your convenience.

Training Resources

The Canvas Help Center offers on-demand access to the most comprehensive training resources on the Canvas system. The selections below from their video tutorials and instructor guides are a suggested starting point for learning the instructional features and capabilities of the flexible learning management system. Apply instruction to your upcoming course, or request a test course shell.

Remember, you can enlarge the video to full screen by clicking on the four-arrow icon, bottom right of video player window. Each video tutorial is about three minutes long, with the exception of the Canvas Instructor Training series, where each of the three videos is about an hour long,

In the instructor guides, note links to related pages. 

When these resources do not provide you the solution to your teaching objective, visit us at a TOUCH session, or email the WyoCourses instructional support team

Getting Oriented

Video Tutorials
Instructor Guides
Why I Love Canvas!
Cool Things Canvas Can Do
Canvas Quickstart Guide
Canvas Help Resources
Canvas Help Center
Canvas Guides Canvas Guides
Canvas Community Canvas Community

Getting Started

Video Tutorials
Instructor Guides
Canvas Instructor Training Series Instructor Guide
Canvas Interface Overview Canvas Navigation Guide
Personal Settings and Profile Picture Change Your Settings
Notification Preferences Understanding and Setting Notification Settings
Course Layout Customization Customizing the Course Home Page

Customizing Course Navigation

Understanding Course Tools

Video Tutorials
Instructor Guides
Communication Overview
What is the Syllabus? Syllabus Guides
How Does the Calendar Work? What is the Calendar?
What Should I Use the Calendar for?
How Do I View the Calendar?
Assignments Overview What are Assignments?
Grades Overview What are Grades and the Grade Book? | All Grades Guides
SpeedGrader™ Overview How Do I Use the SpeedGrader™? | All SpeedGrader™ Guides
Conferences Overview What are Conferences?
Groups - Create and Manage Student Groups
Collaborations Overview What are Collaborations?

What is a Rubric?

Creating Content

Video Tutorials
Instructor Guides
Modules - Creation and Management What are Modules?
Files - Add Course Content What are Files?
Pages - Creation and Usage What are Pages?
Rich Content Editor - Content Creation What is the Rich Content Editor?
Assignment Creation How Do I Create Assignments?
Quiz Creation - Settings What Options are Available for Quizzes?
Quiz Creation - Questions How Do I Create a New Quiz?

Add images

Create audio recordings?

Embed videos - YouTube | Other

And more...

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