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Canvas News and Updates

Canvas Training Resources

With the entire university fully transitioning to Canvas as our new learning management system in the Summer 2020 term, we know that it’s important for all faculty and staff users to have access to training resources. What’s available to faculty…

Canvas Demo Courses Now Available!

As of December 2, 2019 Canvas demo courses have now been created for all faculty and teaching assistants based on the available data. The demo courses can be accessed via the Pitt Canvas site. Faculty or teaching assistants that do…

Canvas Early Adopters Spring 2020 (2204 Term)

UPDATE: Applications for the Early Adopter Spring 2020 opportunity have closed. Thank you for your interest. Pitt will fully transition to Canvas by the summer 2020 (2207) term. However, there is an opportunity for a limited number of faculty to…

A Quick Look Behind the Scenes

While the full university won't switch to Canvas until Summer 2020, the Teaching Center and CSSD have been hard at work setting up the system so that it is ready for faculty and students participating in the Early Adopter Fall…

Canvas Early Adopters Fall 2019 (2201 Term)

UPDATE: Applications for the Early Adopter Fall 2019 opportunity have closed. There will be another similar opportunity for Spring 2020, and information will be posted as a new update to this page when it is available. Thank you for your…

Welcome!

Welcome to the News & Updates section of the Teaching Center's Canvas web content. As we adopt Canvas as the University's Learning Management System (LMS), we will be sharing regular updates about the transition away from Blackboard (CourseWeb) here. We'll…

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