WesternU E-Learning

Online Training for Faculty and Staff

” One of the benefits of a learning management system is the ability to communicate with students in a protected platform.”

Oliver Schinkten


The communication features inside Canvas are a great way to communicate with your students. In this topic we’ll review communications that are similar to email, how to send urgent announcements, as well as sending video announcements to the class.

Learning Objectives

  • Customize settings and notifications
  • Maximize notifications
  • Communicate with conversations
  • Update your class with announcements
  • Identify how to use video announcements

Learning Path Details

  • 17 minutes of content, appx.
  • 5 videos of learning content

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