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How to Get the Most from Your LMS

The information and tutorial links below will help instructors get the most out of the Blackboard and Canvas learning management systems.

Bb Learn

For other Bb Learn workshop options, visit the training page. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact us

Managing Your Course

Assignments

Discussions

Tests

Browser Support

Grading

Media Gallery

Canvas

Transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas

For information on WSUs process for transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas, please visit LMS transition. There you will find

Migrate Blackboard Content to Canvas

The production team is here to help! For assistance with migrating your Blackboard course content to Canvas, contact production. This team is experienced in content migration and will work with you to address any areas of concern or reworking during the process.

The IT Canvas Knowledge Base includes self-help instructions to migrate content from Blackboard to Canvas.

IT Services and Support

Please visit Information Technology Services (ITS) for general and technical assistance. If you would like the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the canvas environment, contact ITS for a canvas sandbox. For a closer look at the technical side of canvas, visit the IT Canvas Knowledge Base.

Canvas Tutorials and Training

Canvas provides an extensive list of tutorials in their Canvas Instructor Guide and their Video Guides. For other Learning Innovations canvas training options, visit the Learning Management System training page. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact us.

Faculty-Recommended Canvas Help

Many of your colleagues are excited about the LMS transition and recommend the following list of resources to help you become a canvas master!