How do Instructors access Canvas?
Instructors now have access to Canvas at https://ramapo.instructure.com, in which they can explore the system and get accustomed to the features of Canvas. Login using your Ramapo user name and password. Instructors and students can view the help resources that are available on this page.
What browsers are recommended?
Chrome and FireFox are best. Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.
Is there a mobile app available?
Yes! Canvas apps are available for students and teachers for Android and iOS devices. There are two separate apps, for students and teachers. Search for Canvas in the app store of your device to get started.
I use Turnitin, Respondus, a publisher test bank, or another technological resource. Are they available in Canvas?
Yes, Turnitin and Respondus are available in Canvas. Check the Instructional Technologies page for more information. Check with Ray Fallon for assistance with integrating publisher test banks or other third-party applications.
How do I setup a Turnitin assignment in Canvas?
From your course homepage, go to Assignments on left navigation. Click + Assignment. Enter assignment name and details. Under the submission type drop down menu select external tool. Click the Find button and Turnitin will appear on the list so you can select it.
How to Create a Turnitin Assignment in Canvas — PDF Guide
How to Create a Turnitin Assignment in Canvas – Video
What kind of training is available to learn Canvas?
Help resources are available on this Canvas page. Training for instructors is available through the Instructional Design Center. View the upcoming workshop schedule and recorded workshops. Students resources to learn Canvas are available on this page as well.
Who should I contact for assistance with Canvas?
Virtual dropping office hours and the link are posted on the IDC Homepage. Any problems or questions should be sent to the Help Desk. Please provide your course name, section, CRN and semester in your email to firstname.lastname@example.org.