- Check your Canvas classes daily.
- Connect to your instructor and/or course librarian using the canvas messaging system.
- Respond to your instructor and/or your librarian promptly
- Communicate clearly, concisely, and respectfully
- Use the Calendar
- Always save copies of your documents before uploading.
- Use a clear file structure so that you can find documents more easily.
- Example: create a folder for each of your classes. All documents related to a class should go in the specific class folder.
- Use descriptive names for folders.
- Example: PSY 201.40 is a better name than Homework.
- Use descriptive names for your files.
- Example: PSY201 essay 2 - first draft
- For discussion board assignments, write your response on a Google doc. This way, if something happens, you will not lose your work.
- When uploading an assignment, don't close the window or the browser until you get confirmation that the assignment was submitted successfully.
- Did you upload the wrong file? Click the "re-submit" button to upload the right one. Include a comment to explain why you have several submissions. (If your instructor does not allow multiple submissions, contact her and explain the situation).
Viewing your instructor's feedback
- Click on Grades.
- If there is feedback, you will see icons on the far right of the assignment row.
Viewing your grades
- Click on Grades
- If you can't see grades, your instructor may have hidden them.
- Don't obsess over grades, but f you are concerned, contact your instructor.