Faculty Canvas Tutorials

 

 

Canvas at IVC2 How-To Series

 

Canvas is the course management system used by Imperial Valley College. Canvas is available for each course offered at Imperial Valley College; every student and faculty member has a Canvas account. Faculty are encouraged to incorporate this technology within their courses (whether online, hybrid or traditional face-to-face). Canvas provides faculty with many features and tools to enhance student learning and success, including, but not limited to, posting of syllabi, resources, and grades; establishing discussion boards, journals, and assignments; and communicating with students through email and announcements.

Faculty and students can access their Canvas course sites by clicking on Canvas under the "Faculty & Staff" tab or the "For Students" tab on the IVC website, or by going to imperial.instructure.com.


Course rosters are automatically unloaded into the Canvas course sites. Faculty teaching multiple sections of the same course can merge the sections into a single master course.

Additional Canvas training and support is available through the following resources:

  • Individual Assistance and Campus Workshops. Contact Xochitl Tirado at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ext. 6188.
  • Canvas Instructor Guide at provides a variety of short, interactive lessons and documents designed to get you familiar with Canvas features guides.instructure.com
  • Canvas provides a variety of short, interactive lessons and documents designed to get you familiar with Canvas features.
  • California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative (OEI) Resources for Faculty at ccconlineed.org (Links to an external site.). The OEI provides various resources to assist faculty in their exploration and implementation of Canvas.

 

The following on-campus Canvas assistance is available:

Canvas technical support contact:

  • Online Services Architect: Omar Ramos, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ext. 6500
  • Canvas Instructional Support: Xochitl Tiado, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ext. 6188