The Homepage is the first page your students will see when they access your course. This tutorial will explain the various options and how to use them.
Open your course and select the Home tool in the navigation pane on the left.
Select the Choose Home Page button in the top right corner.
Click one of the following links for more information.
The Pages Front Page option displays a page that you create yourself and mark as the homepage.
In any individual page, the settings menu now offers to use as front page option. Select the gear icon then, select Use a Front Page. Front pages are home pages.
Next to Pages Front Page you will see the title of the current page that is set as the front page. To choose a different page or create a new one to be the front page, select Change.
To set a page you have already created as the front page, select the gear on the right side and select Use as Front Page.
To create a new page to be the front page, select the blue + Page button in the top right corner. Add content to the page and then select Save & Publish.
Select View All Pages.
Find your newly created page, select the gear and then select Use as Front Page. Select the following link for more information on creating pages: /help/article/1798/pages
Course Activity Stream
Your first option is Course Activity Stream. This option displays recent notifications.
The next option is Course Modules. This option displays the same content as the Modules tool.
The Assignments List option displays the same content as the Assignments tool.
The final option is Syllabus. Selecting this option will make your homepage display the syllabus.
Additional Canvas Tutorials:
- How do I use the Course Home Page as an instructor?
- What layout options are available in the Course Home Page as an instructor?
- How do I change the Course Home?
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