Old Dominion University, Center for Learning and Teaching

How to Use and Customize the Canvas Course Template

May 17, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:40 PM

Presented by: Daniel Greenwood,   Chrysoula Malogianni,  

This workshop will guide you through the steps of using and customizing ODU’s Canvas template components. You will learn how to organize your course content, resources, and activities into a consistent and easy-to-navigate format.


Gornto 221


By the end of this workshop, you should be able to: 

  • Recognize the benefits of using ODU Canvas templates
  • Apply the ODU basic template
  • Duplicate modules
  • Customize module content
  • Configure course home page
  • Update course syllabus

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About the Presenters

Daniel Greenwood

Dan Greenwood is an Instructional Technology Specialist Manager with the Center for Learning and Teaching. He began working with CLT in November 2012 as an Instructional Technology Specialist.  Prior to joining ODU, Dan worked as an instructional designer for Brookdale Community College for six years where he was also was an adjunct instructor for the Electrical Engineering and Technology Department.  Before entering higher education, he worked as a technical manager and member of technical staff for AT&T/Lucent Technologies/Agere Systems in the Microelectronics Group.

Chrysoula Malogianni

Dr. Malogianni is the Assistant Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching at Old Dominion University. Previously, she worked as a Lead Instructional Designer and adjunct professor in higher education and as an instructional design and training & development consultant in corporate and non-profit settings. She holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Design & Technology from Old Dominion University, a Certificate in Advance Education Leadership from Harvard Graduate School of Education, a Master's in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor's and Master's in Early Childhood Education From Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.