canvas

learning management system

Canvas is Penn State’s online system for teaching and learning! Direct access to ANGEL has ended.

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Canvas Success Stories, Episode 3: Deborah Sillman and Amy Rustic

While many may think of using Canvas for courses only, a faculty member and a librarian from Penn State New Kensington have pushed the boundaries of what Canvas can be in two innovative ways that are non-course related. Deborah Sillman, assistant teaching professor of biology, and Amy Rustic, reference librarian, created within Canvas the Faculty Resources Group and a de facto event website for the Penn State New Kensington Research and Creative Exposition. 

help & support

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A variety of support resources are available from Penn State sources and from Instructure, the company that developed Canvas.

get help

To report a problem or ask a question, contact the Canvas hotline at 1-877-226-4449 or select any of the other help options below.

How to Submit a Ticket

In Canvas -> Help -> Report a Problem

Email

canvas@psu.edu

Live Chat

Chat with Canvas Support

find answers

Canvas Guides

Instructure’s online documentation

Knowledge Base

Penn State’s IT Knowledge Base

join the conversation

Yammer

Penn State’s Yammer Group

Canvas Community

Instructure’s Canvas Community

training

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Click on each block below for live training registration & self-paced training options offered by IT Learning and Development, or view upcoming campus/college training events.

Canvas Learning Center

Learn how to get the most out of Canvas at Penn State. This comprehensive, self-paced course includes videos, tutorials, learning activities, example courses, and more, all available 24/7.

get started with canvas

Learn how to Build a Course from Scratch in Canvas

Starting fresh is almost always more efficient, and it will enable you to build a more organized, feature-rich course.

integrations and enhancements

Current and Upcoming Integrations

Information about Canvas integrations with 3rd party tools (e.g. VoiceThread)