Knowledge Base

Accessibility 101

Creating Outcomes for a Course

Finding & Moving Outcomes

Outcomes, Rubrics, & Artifacts

Have a Canvas Question?

  • See the Canvas Guides for how-to guides with visuals and text.
  • Call Canvas 24/7 Support: ​​
    855-264-1995 (for students).
  • Call Canvas 24/7 Support: ​​
    833-879-0859 (for faculty).
  • Create a ticket at
  • Call IDT at 208-467-8034.
  • Visit us in the Leah Peterson Learning Commons.

Canvas Tips for Students

Canvas is user-friendly, but on occasion, some of the awesome features need to be pointed out for them to be useful. This PDF provides tips for an even more pleasant student user experience.

Canvas Release Notes

Instructure regularly updates our learning management system, Canvas. Visit Canvas Community for the latest product and beta release notes from Canvas.

Quick Tips for Captions

Turnitin in Canvas

Troubleshooting for when students have issues submitting Turnitin assignments in Canvas:

  • Make sure the browser is up-to-date.
  • Clear the cookies and cache.
  • Confirm the browser is allowing all cookies.
  • Have the instructor check the Turnitin assignment settings, especially "More Options."

LockDown Browser

NNU has implemented LockDown Browser (LBD) by Respondus in Canvas. LockDown Browser restricts student access to other sites, applications, or resources on the computer when taking an exam. It is most effective in a proctored environment. View this step-by-step process for installing LockDownBrowser or directly download the NNU version of LockDownBrowser.  Visit the Respondus website for more information.