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Fall at Texas State with Canvas

Get Ready for Fall 2020 in Canvas


*NEW* Direct Share 

The new Direct Share tool in Canvas allows instructors to share individual course pages with other instructors at Texas State. You can also use Direct Share to copy a single page into another course. When you share or copy a page, it will include any assets within that page (images, files, etc.). Direct Share is an easy tool that allows you to save valuable time. Learn more about Direct Share in the Canvas Community

*NEW* Per Course Notifications

You could always set your preferred notification settings in Canvas, but Canvas now offers per course notifications. With per course notifications, you can customize notifications that would only apply to a single course. Get the updates when and how you want them, for each course. Learn more about per course notifications in the Canvas Community

Clean up your courses with TidyUP

TidyUP is a content clean up tool that provides a quick way to view all your course content and clean out anything that you no longer need. It identifies and deletes extra files, folders, pages, or assignments, making your course easier to manage and use. See what all the tool can do for you on the TidyUP service webpage.

Communication tools in Canvas

There are several ways to communicate with your students in Canvas. The LMS offers tools like Chat, Collaborations, Conferences, Discussions, and Groups. Read more about the available options on its IT Assistance Center (ITAC) webpage.


The Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) helps you to identify any accessibility issues in your course content. UDOIT scans Canvas Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Files, Pages, Syllabus, and Module URLs. Visit the IT Assistance Center website for more information on UDOIT.

Texas State also offers digital accessibility training in Canvas. Learn more about these training opportunities.


Need assistance?

Visit the IT Assistance Center website, for Canvas training and support.

TXST Canvas on the DOIT Blog

Canvas is all the buzz at Texas State University! See how faculty, staff, and students are interacting with the new LMS on the DOIT Blog.

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