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Student Support for Online Learning

We want you to be successful in every class you take at YC, and that includes the classes you don’t take on campus. Whether you’re a beginning online learner or an experienced one, this page will give you the tools you need to be successful.

Along with the guides below, there are video resources on this page and contact information for our Teaching and eLearning department. Please use the resources here or let us know if we can help.

INTRODUCTION TO CANVAS


211 - Canvas Overview from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

STUDENT ORIENTATION TO ONLINE LEARNING

You can visit a sample Canvas course with videos about using Canvas by clicking here.

You can also take a live class about using Canvas prior to the start of the semester. You can see locations, dates, and times by clicking here.

CANVAS STUDENT GUIDES

Student Quick Start Guide

Student Guide

MOBILE DEVICES

Android Phones  - Tablets

iOS Phones  - Tablets


Best Practices for Online Learners

It takes self-discipline, good study skills, a comfort level with computers, and patience to be a successful online student. Learn about being a good online student.

Help with Research

The library has created a Research for Students site with extensive info on assessing sources, citations, writing and more.