UW Bothell Alert

The SR-522/I-405 exit ramp to the south entrance of the UW Bothell/Cascadia CC campus will be closed beginning Wednesday, Sept. 17 until further notice. Drivers are advised to take the Beardslee exit (195th street) as an alternative.

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Learning Technologies

Canvas

Canvas is a learning management system used by all three UW campuses.
Canvas courses are automatically created and provisioned for faculty through the UW registration system.

Instructors can use Canvas to:

Key Features of Canvas

Canvas has many features that instructors can use to create a unique learning experience for their students. These features include:

  • Smooth course organization and navigation
  • A course file repository, a central place where instructors can upload course files and link them to different areas in the course
  • The Rich Content Editor, Screenshot of Canvas page including a video integration feature available in most course tools
  • A wide range of communication options--offering users the option to notify them of changes in the course via Facebook, Twitter, email or text message
  • The SpeedGrader tool (available within Canvas and as an app for the iPad) allows instructors to quickly grade and send assignments to the Gradebook
  • Built-in rubrics that help with assessing online coursework and communicating expected assignment quality
  • Embedded video functionality
  • Discussion boards that function as a space for discourse, conversation, and communication
  • Users' calendars and syllabi sync with course due dates

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Accessing Canvas

  • To access UW Canvas, go to canvas.uw.edu and login with your UW NetID.

  • Alternatively, you may access Canvas from MyUW under Quicklinks.