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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 Link
Activate Your Maricopa Email Link
Forward Your Maricopa Email Link | 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
Overview

       Canvas Overview (video)

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 Twitter

 

Assignments

        Assignments Overview (video)                                                Assignments Submissions (video) 

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

 

Discussions

        Discussions Overview (video)

Reply to a discussion post
Attach images and files

 
Quizzes

       Quizzes Overview (video)

Locate quizzes
Take a quiz
Submit a Quiz

 
Grades

       Grades Overview (video)

Find assignments & posted grades
Predict future grades

 
Communication

       Communication Overview (video)

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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