How to Incorporate Canvas into a Face-to-Face Course

Canvas is not just useful for online and hybrid courses. It can also be used to save time and keep face-to-face courses organized and running smoothly.

Start by putting your syllabus, handouts, lectures, videos, website links, and other resources online. Then use face-to-face time with students for more active and engaging learning activities.

Get Started with Canvas & Course Accessibility


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Create Accessible Audio & Video


  • Record Your Course Welcome Video - Welcome to Screencast-O-Matic (self-paced, online training course)

Uploading & Captioning

  1. Create a 3CMedia account. Be sure to use your '' email address to create your account.
  2. Watch the 3CMedia Upload a Video tutorial video (5 minutes).
  3. Read through the How to Request DECT Captioning Through 3CMedia guide (3 pages).
  4. Follow the 3CMedia LTI Guide (15 pages) to synch your 3CMedia account in your Canvas sandbox.


Incorporate Live Accessible Video Conferencing

ConferZoom is the tool we recommend for video conferencing with students. You can do this to hold virtual office hours, or for class meetings off campus. You can also request live captioning to keep your live broadcasts accessible.

  1. Create an account with ConferZoom. Be sure to use your '' email address to create your account.
  2. Read through ConferZoom Meeting Host Guide.
  3. Follow the ConferZoom LTI Guide (14 pages) to synch your ConferZoom account in your Canvas course.