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Combining Courses within Canvas

Are you a faculty member or TA who would like to combine your courses within Canvas? Good news: there’s a Georgia Tech tool for that!

Check out the New Course Combining tool here. Built by Georgia Tech, this tool simplifies the process of combining your courses within Canvas.

Not sure whether you can or should combine your courses? Make sure to check out the following links before you decide:

  1. More info on Combining Courses: http://canvas.gatech.edu/combine-courses  
  2. Georgia Tech’s policy and procedure for FERPA considerations when using Canvas: https://registrar.gatech.edu/info/optional-confidentiality-flags-student-records

Canvas Mobile Apps for Faculty and Students 

Did you know that Canvas has user-friendly mobile apps available for both faculty and students? Canvas Teacher and Canvas Student apps are available for iOS and Android devices and can be downloaded via the App Store or Google Play! For step-by-step download instructions, click here 

What can I do with the apps? 

Canvas Teacher

The Canvas Teacher app allows teachers to facilitate their courses on the go, both inside and outside the classroom by providing quick access to Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes. With Canvas Teacher, you can: 

  • Grade and offer feedbackBrowse student submissions and provide feedback via the new and improved mobile SpeedGrader 
  • Communicate with students: Post announcements, send messages, and participate in course discussions 
  • Update course content: Correct due dates, publish assignments, manage discussion settings, and adjust quiz options  

For more information, visit the Canvas Teacher App Guide here 

Canvas Student

The Canvas Student app allows students to access their courses and groups on the go by providing quick access to Assignments, Discussions, Grades, and course materials. With Canvas Student, you can: 

  • View and submit course deliverables: View assignment details, participate in discussions, submit assignments, view grades and course materials 
  • Access course communication tools: Use navigation bar to view course calendars, to do items, notifications, and Inbox 
  • Access courses and groupsUse Dashboard to access courses and groups using the same navigation items found within the browser version of Canvas 
  • Manage account: Manage files, display course grades, get help from Canvas support, change users, and log out 

For more information, visit the Canvas Student App Guide here! 


*Updated* You can now access the Canvas Student App directly from the Georgia Tech App! The Georgia Tech App is available for iOS devices via the App Store.

Save the Dates for On-Campus Canvas Training! 

WHO:       Faculty 

WHAT:     On-Campus Training with Canvas Trainers 

WHEN:     Tuesday, April 17 – Thursday, April 19 

WHERE:   Georgia Tech’s Campus (Locations TBD) 

WHY:         The Canvas team will provide training sessions
                     on a variety of topics! Feel free to join us for one
                     or all of the available sessions. 

More info and invitation to follow.