To get started, login to Canvas and complete UC Canvas 101. After that, open a "Sandbox" and begin building your course using our Canvas QuickStart Guide for Faculty. You will be able to copy the course you design in your Sandbox into your course shell, once it is available.
Canvas also offers many guides and video tutorials. Here are a few recommended guides and video tutorials to help get you started.
For ideas on designing courses and teaching online visit the Excellence Online at UC Canvas Course.
Creating your Course from Scratch Video Series
CET&L created a video series on Creating your Canvas Course from Scratch. This series of 21 videos explores Canvas tools discusses the process of creating a canvas course. Each episode of the series focuses on a single topic, such as setting up your course navigation, creating an assignment or quiz, managing groups, and so on. You can watch the entire series or choose the videos that are most relevant to your course.