1 How to Use Canvas

The ITS Academic Technologies team supports F2F and virtual teaching and learning opportunities at UNL. The below list is the most utilized services available to instructors at UNL. The services that support teaching and learning are funded by Student Tech Fee (STF) and have completed the procurement process. This includes a security review, accessibility review and each are vetted to ensure that student privacy (see UNL FERPA) is maintained. These services require authentication by utilizing Single Sign-On (SSO) with users MyUNL.edu campus credentials. 
Canvas is the LMS (Learning Management System) at the University of Nebraska – all four campuses (UNL, UNK, UNO, and UNMC) use Canvas. This provides a consistent LMS experience for students and instructors. As a cloud-based service, Canvas is built as a nimble framework for robust tools that focus on improving teaching and learning via a modern interface. Please use your MyUNL.edu credentials to log into Canvas. 
Canvas Accessibility:
Canvas is committed to W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative and Section 508 guidelines.
Canvas officially supports the following screen reader and browser combinations:
Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari)
PC: JAWS (latest version for Firefox)
PC: NVDA (latest version for Firefox)
There is no screen reader support for Canvas in Chrome
Official browser support means that these browsers are actively tested against Canvas code. Canvas may be able to be used in any other browser or screen reader not listed, but official support is not provided. Learn more about supported Canvas browsers.
 Canvas ADA 
UNL Canvas Course on Designing Accessible Online Courses


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