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Making the Move to Canvas

University of the Incarnate Word is changing learning management systems. We're moving from Blackboard to Canvas.

Spring of 2021 will be our last semester using Blackboard. All courses will be created in Canvas beginning in the summer term of 2021.

Access to Blackboard ends May 31, 2021.

Migration to Canvas

Why are we moving to Canvas? Open
What courses are being migrated? Open
What about Master Courses? Open
How do I add or delete someone from my Canvas course? Open
Will organizations be migrated to Canvas? Open

Instructor Resources

Canvas Hours - Small Group Professional Development Open
Just Show Me the Basics Open
Growing with Canvas - Online, Asynchronous Course Open
Request a Sandbox Open
One-on-One Consults Open
Canvas Help Menu + Canvas Guides + Video Tutorials Open
24/7/365 Support Open
What's New in Canvas Open

Student Resources

Canvas Help Menu Open
24/7/365 Support Open

Canvas and Cloud Storage

Course and Personal File Storage Limits Open
Video, Audio, and Large Powerpoint Files Open
Canvas Audio/Video Feedback Open
Semester Start Checklist
Canvas Hour on YouTube

Check out past Canvas Hours Sessions.

Canvas Hours on YouTube

Canvas Hours on YouTube

Blackboard Migration Schedule

Summer and Fall 2020 Courses
Already in Canvas
Spring 2021 Courses
Middle of July 2021

Canvas Support Team

Kathleen Bottaro
Director of Instructional Technology
(210) 805-2519

Dr. Susan Hall
Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
(210) 283-5030

Melissa Dagne
Assistant Director of Instructional Technology
(210) 829-6077
Health Professions

Book a Consult with Melissa

Adela Gott
LMS Administrator
(210) 829-3946
Canvas Administrator
Nursing Program

Book an Consult with Adela

Terrence Peak
Instructional Designer
(210) 829-3920

Book a Consult with Terrence

  • School of Business & Administration
  • School of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences departments including:
    • Pastoral Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology
    • Criminal Justice
    • History

Noah Stroehle
Instructional Designer
(210) 832-2179

Book a Consult with Noah

  • School of Professional Studies
  • School of Media and Design
  • Dreeben School of Education and Teacher Education
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences departments including:
    • Art
    • Asian Studies
    • English
    • Modern Languages
    • Music
    • Theatre Arts