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Instructional Innovation Center (IIC)

Welcome to IIC

The IIC (formerly the Online Learning Program) provides instructional design and technical support for all Canvas users. Whether your course is fully online, hybrid or web-enhanced, we are here to help you!

Timely Documents

Canvas Alternate Email Login Instructions VIP - create an alternate Canvas login before the June 30 network outage. 

Forwarding Student eMail

How to Enter Grades _ LDA in MyOCC

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Canvas Checklist

Publish or Perish!!

Before you publish your course and its content, here are 4 Canvas tools to check your course for issues-

After copying your course into a new course shell:

    1. Check for broken course links.
    2. Check Student View to ensure that students can access the content.
    3. Run the Accessibility Checker from your course menu and correct any errors.
    4. Check the view on a Canvas Mobile App.

Don't forget to publish your course when you are ready!

Dashboard Blues?

Seeing too many courses on your dashboard? Do you have courses missing?  Here's how to sort things out:

Canvas Training Is Ongoing

Training for all staff will continue throughout the next few academic years. We would like to help all faculty discover ways to enrich their courses with Canvas.  Sign-up now for Training Now.



Canvas help is always available: Submit an  IIC help desk ticket for Canvas support.


How do I get started in Canvas?!?   

Login to Canvas:

System Requirements

Canvas supports the last two versions of every browser release. Which browsers does Canvas support? 

What are the basic computer specifications for Canvas? 

Introduction to Canvas

In the following video, you will get an overview of all the components in the Canvas interface.

To view subtitles for this video, click the CC button in the tool bar and select a language.

Learn from and share ideas with other Canvas users.

View the script for this video.

Canvas Interface Overview from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

How-to documents to get started in Canvas from Canvas Guides  

Plagiarism Checker Set-up

Setting up Turnitin in Canvas.pdf

Find hundreds of Canvas how-to videos on Vimeo.

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