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Southern Cross School of Distance Education

Southern Cross School of Distance Education

Providing quality distance education since 1995

Canvas Support

Take a look at the short videos below.  They cover many subjects that can help with how to use our Online Learning system -Canvas.

The videos cover:

  • Tips for online learning
  • How to check your marks and teacher feedback
  • How to submit work
  • How to take a photo of your work and submit
  • How to set up your notifications and email
  •  'Turnitin' for checking your referencing and citations in assignments.

If you need assistance from a staff person for anything Canvas or Tech please ring 02 6681 0424.



Watch this tutorial video for students 'Tips for online learning':



How do I check my marks and teacher feedback in Canvas? Watch this short video to see how.



How to submit an assignment in Canvas



The following short video will show you how to use your webcam to submit an assignment in Canvas.



Notification settings: In the following video you will learn about adding an extra email to your Canvas account and deciding what email notifications will be sent to you from Canvas.

To view subtitles for this video, click the CC button in the toolbar.

'Turnitin' is an option that teachers can add to assignments in Canvas. 

Turnitin is an originality checking and plagiarism prevention service that checks your writing for citation mistakes or inappropriate copying. When you submit your work Turnitin compares it to text in its massive database of student work, websites, books, articles, etc. Watch the video below to see how you, as a student, see the originality report for the work you submit: