Faculty Canvas Training

On Demand Training (In Canvas) Canvas LMS Essentials

To access the On Demand Canvas training you must log in, please use https://canvas.howard.edu/ to access Canvas.   

Canvas provides several on demand training modules. Complete the steps below to access: 

  1. Locate the help icon on the lower left-hand corner of your dashboard (the help icon is a question mark)
  2. Under Other Resources access the Training Services Portal. Select authorize to continue. 
  3. Complete the brief tutorial, after which the training portal will open. 
  4. Access the Learning Library and scroll down to section C. Higher Ed Program – Instructors and Support Staff. There are several options provided. 

It is recommended that you complete the Higher Education: First Day Ready program.  

The Learning Management System (LMS) Essentials course (formerly Blackboard Certification) is now available.

Please Note: All faculty having completed the Blackboard Certification previously, ARE NOT expected to complete the LMS Essentials course.

Please register by emailing cetlasupport@howard.edu, please include the following:


Bison Web ID#


Howard University Email Address