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Canvas Teaching Tips are distributed by the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences Online and Academic Technology Services office and offer SHORT helpful tips about Canvas, online learning, and academic technology. 

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Canvas Student View

View your course from the student perspective using Canvas Student View. Click Student View from almost anywhere in your course to become a Test Student and see the course as a student sees it.  As a test student, you can:

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  • Engage in assignments, discussions, and quizzes

  • Explore pages and course content from a student’s perspective

  • View grades as a student would see them



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To access Student View click the Student View button at the top-right corner of your Canvas screen.


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Canvas help is easy to find and always available. Click the Help button in the Canvas global navigation for 24 hour support and great help guides.

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