Use of Design Tools (CidiLabs) to add Syllabus Template

To load and edit the Syllabus Template (specific to college) in Canvas

  • Log into course and select Syllabus from either the course navigation area or the Syllabus tab on the Home Page
  • On the Course Syllabus page, select Edit
  • In edit mode, select Design Tools (Rocket) and select Create/Edit Syllabus Content
  • Scroll down and click on Copy Existing Content to expand and select Institution Template Pages
  • Click to highlight and select appropriate college syllabus template
  • The template is now displayed and is in edit mode to be updated. When finished editing click Update Syllabus
  • Syllabus template now loaded to the course

Want to upload your locally saved syllabus?

You can add your locally saved syllabus by uploading the file into Canvas?

  1. From Canvas course, go to Syllabus (either click on Syllabus tab link on the Home Page or click on Syllabus menu on the course navigation menu
  2. Select Edit on the Course Syllabus page (top right hand corner)
  3. Click inside the text editor to position the cursor, select Files tab (on right hand side) and choose +Upload a new file (if you do not already have the syllabus loaded to your Files area)
  4. Select the locally saved syllabus and then click Upload. The syllabus file will be shown in the text editor as a link that can be viewed or downloaded by students.
  5. Select Update Syllabus to save!