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Post your syllabus on Canvas

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Please post your syllabus and publish your course at least 2 weeks before it begins.

For instructions on publishing, please see Chapter 5f of the Create a Canvas Course training.

1. Complete your syllabus and save it as a PDF.

2. Click the Syllabus tab in the left-hand course navigation menu.

3. Click the Edit button in the upper right. syllabus link in the left-hand course navigation menu and edit button at the top right of page

4. Click on the Document icon directly (not the arrow next to it): document icon next to downard arrow

5. A window will open.

6. Drag the syllabus into the Upload File area > click the Submit button. (Alternatively, click inside the Upload File area. Select the file from your computer then select Open.) box containing the words "upload file area"

7. The file name will flash briefly in yellow in the Editor box.

8. Highlight the file name > click the chain icon directly (not the arrow next to it) > in the tray that opens to the right, select Preview inline and checkmark Expand preview by Default:

Radio button selection that reads "Preview inline." Underneath is a checkmark next to "Expand preview by Default."

9. Click Done at the bottom of the tray.

10. On the Canvas item, click the Update Syllabus button: button at the bottom of the Syllabus item that says "update syllabus"

11. Your syllabus will appear with a preview (you may need to refresh your browser). You can toggle through its pages using the arrows, or click on the link to download the file: in-line preview of a syllabus

Updated on August 25, 2021

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