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@Faculty Quick Start: Canvas Basics

Your Canvas Course

canvas logoYour course shell is created in Canvas by the SIS system of the SBCTC. When you are assigned as an instructor to the course, it will appear in your dashboard.

Two weeks prior to the start of the quarter, enrolled students are added to your course shell by the SIS system. Two weeks after the quarter begins, dropped students will be deactivated.

Be sure to add your syllabus to your published course by the first day of classes

Canvas add-ons

SPSCC uses Panopto, Zoom,, Pressbooks and more to make Canvas a more effective teaching platform.

View the Canvas add-ons guide