Learning support categories

Assignments, Quizzes and Exams

There are a wide variety of assessment types in Canvas. Learn more about different types of assignments and assessments your instructor may use to assess your learning and development in a course and how to use online tools most effectively. 

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Accessing your course on Canvas

Canvas is your virtual “classroom” for online classes. Canvas is a learning management system (LMS), where you can find your courses, class grades and other resources from your instructor.

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Communicating in your course

Student-to-student and student-to-instructor interaction are key to success in an online course. Learn more about tools and methods you can use to communicate in your course.

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Online Learning

Online learning courses offer unique opportunities and challenges compared to on-campus courses. Prepare for classes with these tips and guidance for learning online.

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Well-being

The University of Missouri System takes a holistic approach to supporting online students. We know there is more to being an effective student than assignments and technology and we’re here to provide resources and support you may need to be successful.

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