Introduction to Canvas Training

Introduction to Canvas Training

This Canvas training course meets the DE certification requirements at Delta College.  

The goal of this training is to help you learn the core features of the Canvas system to teach and support your classes. The training is self-paced, but instructor-led. It takes most participants about 3 weeks to complete it.  Offered fully online to Delta faculty, free of charge.



You may register and join this training at any time through May 1, 2022 at 5pm. To earn a certificate, you must finish all tasks no later than May 20, 2022 at 11:59PM. No Exceptions. 

Ana De La Mora
Ana De La Mora, Facilitator


Hello everyone and welcome to your Self-Paced Introduction to Canvas Training. The goal of this training program is to make you competent and comfortable in using the Canvas system to offer your online courses.

This is a three-week, self-paced, training session with 5 Modules. Follow the recommended schedule below and you will find this a fairly relaxed pace. You may move along at your own pace if you like. If you feel really comfortable and finish in a couple of days, great!

Week #1

  • Module 1: Getting Started with Canvas
  • Module 2: Designing Your Course

Week #2

  • Module 3: Start Creating

Week #3

  • Module 4: Manage it all! 
  • Module 5: Make it Live! 

This is a hands-on training class. You will be given a practice course to use in the training to apply the features and functionality that you will learn. 

Satisfactory Completion

In order to pass this class you will be asked to complete a variety of tasks in your own class site using the Canvas tools. Each task is worth points. Between these tasks, discussions, quizzes, and a final survey, you can earn up to 500 points. Successful participants will receive a certificate of completion. You may claim 15 hours of FLEX for completing the Introduction to Canvas training course. 

To pass the training course, you need to:

  • Earn 425 points which is a 85%. You don’t have to be perfect!
  • Turn in every assignment. We want you to experience all the tools and allow us to give you feedback on what you can do with Canvas.

About the Instructor

I am the Professional Development and Distance Education Coordinator here at Delta College. I work in the Professional Development Center in Holt 121.  I have a BS in Mathematics cc in Computer Science and an MA in Interdisciplinary Education STEM. I am an educator and a lifetime learner. I believe we can all achieve our learning goals with the right supports and a growth mindset.


I am happy to answer any questions and connect with you!

To schedule an appointment with Ana, please go to