What is it?  

Park University harnesses Canvas, a program by Instructure. Canvas is a Learning Management System which contains such items as lectures, quizzes, discussion boards, gradebooks, and even more.

How can I access the resource?

Via MyPark, or direct a browser to: canvas.park.edu

Why would I want to use it?  

Instructors use Canvas as a supplement to their Face-To-Face and Blended courses. Online courses are conducted solely in Canvas.  

Is there a quick start/basic use guide available?

All students are enrolled in the SOS101 Student Orientation & Services course in Canvas.   This course has training on the use of Canvas.   Additionally, students can access the Canvas Student Guide.

How does item make me more successful at Park?

Canvas plays an important role in the your Pirate experience. It makes teaching and learning easier and more accessible by combining all of the digital tools instructors use in one easy to reach place. You can rely on Canvas as a learning aid throughout your career at Park University

How does this item improve my student experience?

Canvas makes teaching and learning easier for everyone by connecting all the digital tools teachers use in one easy place.

Where can I find support such as a phone number, email address, or physical address?  

Students seeking assistance with Canvas can contact Canvas Technical support by clicking on the HELP icon in any Canvas course.   Additionally, students can email canvas@park.edu or onlinestudents@park.edu for assistance.

Need Help?

Not only is Canvas an amazing learning tool, it is also self-supporting. Students do not need to reach out to the Help Desk for assistance with Canvas, rather Canvas has built in support via a “HELP” button icon that appears in every Canvas course site.  Additionally, students can email canvas@park.edu or onlinestudents@park.edu for assistance.