Canvas: Adding a Syllabus

Here is how to add a printable version of your syllabus into the Canvas Syllabus section.

  1. Go to the course where you are adding the syllabus.
  2. Go to “FILES” then select “upload”
Files section of the course

Upload button
3. Select the PDF version of your syllabus from your computer files

 syllabus from computer files

4. Click "Choose" or "Open."  The document is saved automatically in the files section.

5. On the left select “Syllabus”

Syllabus course link on left side of navigation
6. Click Edit on the top right. 
7. Click inside the text editor

Click here
8. Go to FILES 

9. Select your syllabus Syllabus from course files

 10. A linked copy of your syllabus will appear.

 linked copy of syllabus

 To show an in line preview of the syllabus:

  1. Click on the text  Link
  2. Click the link above ( when you hover, it will say “link to URL”)Link to URL
  3. Click “ Auto-open the inline preview for this link” and then ‘Update Link.”Auto open
  4. Then “Update Syllabus.”Update syllabus button
In a moment, you should see a smaller version of your syllabus :
In line open version of syllabus

Keywords:Syllabus, syllabi, add syllabus, Canvas,   Doc ID:73421
Owner:Christi C.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-05-22 09:34 CSTUpdated:2018-06-25 12:51 CST
Sites:Rice University
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