Summer 2018: Canvas / Zoom Drop-in Sessions for Faculty and Staff

Reminder: Blackboard will be retired on July 1, 2018

Need help converting your course from Blackboard to Canvas? Do you have Canvas questions? Do you need basic Canvas training? Do you want to learn more about Zoom? Stop by. We are here to help. No registration required. 

Session Information:

  • Monday, May 21, 2018 / 9 - 11 am / Sorrell Commons
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018 / 1 - 3 pm / Durham Research Commons
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 / 9:30 - 11:30 am / Wittson Hall, Library Wilson Training Room (WH 8011)
  • Friday, June 1, 2018 / 12 pm (noon) - 2 pm / Sorrell Commons

More sessions will be added soon. If one of these times doesn't work for you or if you would prefer to have a group training, please contact us at

Online Training

Canvas training has two recorded courses available for playback. NOTE: to play the recording the Adobe Connect Add-In Installer will need to be installed on your computer. The installation requires computer administrator rights. Contact UNMC Help Desk at 402-559-7700 or to request the installation of the Adobe Connect Add-In Installer.

  1. Recording: First Look
  2. Recording: Course Basics

Other Resources

  1. Video Guide for all Users
  2. Instructor self-paced video resources

There are three self-paced Canvas training courses available, please email to request enrollment in one or all of the courses.

  1. Canvas Challenge from Canvas Resources
  2. Introduction to Canvas
  3. Canvas 101 from UNL

Student Training

College of Public Health (Analisa McMillan, MSEd: Director of Distance Learning) created video overview for the students. 
Click to view video or view The Student Experience Canvas Webinar recording.

Training Available on Other UN Campus Locations

You are welcome to attend any of the following Canvas Training:

University of Nebraska at Omaha - New face-to-face session available for May and June 2018.

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Enter “canvas” in the search box

University of Nebraska - Kearney
Instructional Technology Group
ITS Workshops
If attendees want to attend via Zoom, they will need to make a note in the comments section of the registration.  Otherwise, the trainings are face-to-face in Otto Olsen 202.