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Canvas is OSU’s Learning Management System. It is a flexible, easy-to-use platform with a clean interface, rich multimedia capabilities, and dedicated mobile apps for both students and instructors.


ITLE fully supports instructors and TAs interested in learning more about Canvas usage and best practices through a combinations of trainings, instructional videos, and one-on-one consultations.


  • Use the events page to register for a face-to-face or virtual training session.
  • View the video, "Getting Started", to learn how to begin setting up your class in Canvas
  • Access dozens of short videos below demonstrating various aspects of Canvas
  • Contact ITLE with questions and we will be glad to help you: or (405) 744-1000.

Tutorial Videos and Guides

Getting Started With Canvas

Getting Started Tutorial Video

General Videos

Student communication, calendar tool, pages, modules and publish.

General Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Assignment Videos

Creating assignments, grading, plagiarism detection.

Assignment Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Discussion Videos

Creating discussion forums, grading, adding videos.

Discussion Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Quizzes Videos

Create question banks, quizzes, tests, and exams using either “Classic Quizzes” or “New Quizzes”

Quizzes Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Grades Videos

Entering grades, weighted grades, rubrics.

Grades Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Modules Videos

Streamline the student experience using modules.

Modules Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Studio Videos

Create Video content, add captions, embed video quizzes.

Studio Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Files Videos

Instead of uploading files to modules, use the file manager first.

Files Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Mobile Videos

Interact with your course and students using the mobile app.

Mobile Tutorial Videos for Canvas

Instructor Guides

Canvas how to guides.

Instructor Guide Videos for Canvas

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