Canvas Tips

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Short tips to help work with various Canvas functions and tools.

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Canvas Inbox & notifications@instructure.com

Students sometimes confuse the Canvas inbox with your faculty email or their student email. The Inbox icon is in the green menu bar on the left. When there is a message, a number in a circle will appear in the corner of the Inbox icon. The number in the circle indicates the number of unviewed messages. The inbox within Canvas is a separate communications tool from either the student or faculty Moraine Valley email. If Canvas is left with default notification settings then Canvas should route inbox messages to your work email. Think of it this way: It is NOT […]