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Using Canvas

Instructional Technology Resources
Learning Design & Technology “LDT”, the School of Adult and Online Education unit, offers instructional design, instructional technology support, instructional technology training, and day-to-day support for the course management system, Canvas, Digital World initiative, third-party academic software, management of and support for online course evaluations, electronic portfolios, and a variety of other specialized learning tools and software.
Faculty Support
LDT offers group workshops, one-on-one support sessions, classroom visits, and email/phone support for faculty year round.
If you want to learn about Canvas (and other learning technologies) on your own and at your own pace, feel free to view our on-demand offerings. These workshops may be accessed via this link:
Student Support
Students who need academic technology support should visit the Help Desk at
Canvas: All courses and their enrollments are automatically given access to the learning management system, Canvas. This system allows faculty teaching face-to-face and online to load a syllabus, collect assignments, keep a gradebook, make announcements, and more.

A minimum requirement for those teaching at Maryville is to post the course syllabus and student grades through Canvas.

  • All Maryville faculty (online and on-ground) are asked to use Canvas to make their syllabus available to students at least 3 weeks prior to the start of class. Faculty will have access to their Canvas course 4 weeks prior to the start of class.
  • If you are teaching an online course, Canvas is the system you will use to facilitate learning activities for the course (actively discuss course concepts with students, review submissions, provide feedback, etc.). Contact Pam Bryan Williams ( before teaching your online class to learn about Maryville’s expectations for engagement within the online environment.
  • You and your students can access this system by visiting and logging in with your Maryville username/password.
  • If you are interested in learning more about the functionality and use of the system, there are regular professional development opportunities offered, the dates for which are published at  From, you can also find further documentation by navigating to the Canvas link.