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Canvas and Computer Skills

Below is a list of how-to's and guides on setting up your email, basic computer and Canvas skills that will help you get started in your courses. You can also go to Maricopa's Canvas Support page for more help.

Getting Started 

 
My.Maricopa Link
Find your Maricopa ID, Set Your Password PDF
Activate Your Maricopa Email PDF
Forward Your Maricopa Email PDF | Video (1:30)

Computer Skills

 
Cut, Copy and Paste PDF
Downloading/Save Files PDF
Print to PDF PDF
Save as Rich Text Format (RTF) PDF

Canvas Skills

 
Overview

Log in to Canvas (pdf)
Navigate the Canvas menus and access a Course
Edit Your Profile (add a picture)
Access your Messages

Notifications

Choose when and where to get your notifications
Receive grades and announcements on your cell phone
Receive grades and announcements on Facebook or Twitter

 

Course Navigation

 

Home Page
 
Files
 
Syllabus
 
Announcements

 

Modules

 

Pages

 

Assignments

Find an assignment
Upload a file, text entry, website URL or Google Doc
Upload a media (audio/video) file

 

Discussions

Reply to a discussion post
Attach images and files

 
Quizzes

Locate quizzes
Take a quiz
Submit a Quiz

 
Grades

Find assignments & posted grades
Predict future grades

 
Outcomes
 
Conversations

Access the Conversations Inbox
Find my unread messages in Conversations
Send a private message to my instructor
Send a private message to an individual
Send a message to multiple individuals
Start a Conversation with a Student Group
How do I attach a file to a message
How do I attach a media comment to my message

 

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