Canvas Canvas SyllabusHow do I post a course Syllabus? (New)

How do I post a course Syllabus? (New)

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

Click Upload

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

Click Edit

This displays the Syllabus tool editing text box.

 

Click on the "More" icon (vertical dots) and select the Documents icon then select "Course Documents"

This displays an "Add" panel on the right displaying all of the Files uploaded to the course site Files tool

Select the syllabus file from the list

Demo Institutional Access - American Art

This automatically creates a link in the Syllabus text box to the syllabus file in the Files tool

Note: If you plan to display the syllabus with inline preview (see below) the Add panel must be set to search "Documents".

Example:

Demo Institutional Access - American Art

Optional: Display the Syllabus file in the Syllabus tool

This displays the Link Options panel on the right

Checkmark "Automatically open an in-line preview. (Preview displays only after saving)", then click Done

Demo Institutional Access - American Art

Click Update Syllabus

Demo Institutional Access - American Art

This will automatically display the syllabus document in the syllabus tool.

Note: Click on the Syllabus tool to view the Syllabus inline preview

Example:

Syllabus for Demo Institutional Access - American Art