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UAF Canvas Catalog Orientation



Full course description

What is this course about?

The UAF Canvas Catalog framework is intended for non-credit courses, both free and fee-based, associated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This course has been designed as an introduction to using this framework and to walk course developers and sub-catalog account managers through the process of creating a course listing at 

Who should take this course

Anyone who needs to create a course hosted on the UAF Canvas Catalog. 

Required time

This short course should take 1.5 - 2 hours to complete. It is self-paced. 

Course Outline

In this course, there are three modules. You will follow the topics outlined below:

Getting Started

  • Catalog Overview
  • Your Catalog Team
  • Courses, Programs & Certificates Overview
  • Course Development Process Overview
  • How to Request a Sub-Catalog
  • FAQ

Step I - Create Your Course in Canvas

  • Complete All Items
  • For Course Developers
  • Canvas Shell Setup
  • Canvas Tutorials Part I - Dashboard, Modules & Requirements, Pages, Content Editor
  • Canvas Tutorials Part II - Assignments, Quizzes, Discussion, Grades
  • Canvas Tutorials Part III - Course Settings, Customize the Home Page
  • How to Get Help & Additional Resources

For Account Managers

  • Canvas Course Creation
  • Adding Course Developers

Step II - Create a Listing in Catalog

  • Instructions for Course Developers
  • Instructions for Account Managers
  • Certificates


Certificate Requirements

In order to receive a certificate of completion, you must view each module topic and check the box to 'Mark as Done'.

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