These tips were originally published on May 20, 2020. Click here for a downloadable PDF.

Canvas Commons

Locating & Importing Content

Step 1 Create New Canvas Course 

● Use web browser to log into Canvas LMS. 

● Select Courses from the Global Navigation. 

● Click on All Courses if Dashboard is in Card View. 

● Click on +Course or Create a Workroom. 

● Follow the prompts to Name and Save new course. 

Step 2 Search for Content

●Navigate to Canvas Commons located on the Global Navigation Menu. 

Use the filters and search bar function to locate course content. 

Pro Tip: Canvas Commons includes Open Sourced content. Be sure to review the course content for accuracy before deploying. 

Step 3 Import Content

●Select the Import/Download button. 

Click on the checkbox next to the Course or Workroom name created in Step 1. 

● Select the Import into Canvas Course button. 

Pro Tip: Review and change assignment due dates. Personalize the content to meet classroom needs.