How do I post a course Syllabus?
An easy way for instructors or TAs to post a class syllabus is to first upload the syllabus file to the Canvas Files tool and then link and display that file in the Canvas Syllabus tool.
Go to Files
This displays the site's file storage area.
Click Add Folder
Name the Folder "Syllabus", then save the folder by clicking the Checkmark
This creates a folder in the Files tool named "Syllabus"
Click on the Syllabus folder
This displays the (empty) contents of the Syllabus folder
This displays your computer's file locator.
Find the syllabus file on your computer, select it and click Open (or Select)
This uploads the syllabus file to the Syllabus folder in the Files tool.
Go to the Syllabus tool
This displays the Syllabus tool editing text box.
Select the Files tab then select the syllabus file
This automatically creates a link in the Syllabus text box to the syllabus file in the Files tool
Highlight the link and click on the "Link to URL" icon
This displays the linking dialogue box.
Select "Auto-open the inline preview for this link", then click "Update Link"
Click Update Syllabus
This will automatically display the syllabus document in the syllabus tool.