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The CourseForge is a Canvas template course for faculty.

The current version is CourseForge 4.0, which does not have the boxes and other aethetic elements of previous CourseForges. It is designed to meet the YC Essential Design Standards.
To see what this looks like, Enroll in the CourseForge:

Enroll in CourseForge 4.0

To import the CourseForge into your course(s), follow the directions below. 

Import the CourseForge into your course:

  1. Create a new course shell by selecting "Start a new course" from your Canvas Dashboard and name it something unique (ex: yourname sandbox 1).
  2. Click on the Commons button on the left side of your dashboard (C->).
  3. Search the Canvas Commons for "CourseForge" and select it.
  4. Select "Download" from the right side of the page.
  5. Select the name of the unique blank course that you just made.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the button "Import into Course"
  7. Click on the Dashboard button and locate the course that you made. 
  8. If the content hasn't populated, wait a minute or so and refresh the page.

For additional help with the CourseForge, contact the TeLS department at tels@yc.edu.