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Restart 2020: A Guide for Researchers and Labs

"Bye-Bye Blackboard"

Transition to Canvas Training and Services available

Blackboard will NOT be used for teaching any Fall 2020 course. However, your materials WILL remain archived until January 31, 2021 giving you access to move your content.

Create your course(s) in Canvas:

  • Go to online.rowan.edu
  • Select Login
  • Select My Courses from top navigation menu (Do NOT select Access My Courses)
  • Follow the instructions to create a course shell for each of your eligible courses
  • For fall classes, scroll to the bottom of the page and select the Fall 2020 term
  • Select the course
  • After you submit your request, the course shell will be immediately provisioned within Canvas
  • Begin building your course(s) for the fall 2020 semester. 

Begin your self-paced Canvas training:

  • You can find the self-paced training course in your Canvas Dashboard
  • The self-paced online training course in Canvas should be your first stop for help transitioning course materials from Blackboard to Canvas.
  • You will be able to access and download content from Blackboard until January 31, 2021.
  • Faculty will also have the opportunity to schedule appointments with trainers to receive one-on-one help starting on June 8

There are four different options for online courses within Canvas: online-only, hybrid, e-learning enhanced and traditional remote. 

Course Types

Q&A Sessions:

More information and recordings can be found on the "Blackboard to Canvas Transition" Web page provided by IRT.





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