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Canvas LMS Information
Free Online Tutoring
Online tutoring is available to EFSC students via Smarthinking.com, a connection to professional educators. Tutors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in a variety of subjects.
Canvas Orientation Tips
Are you a first-time user in the Canvas Learning Management System? Has your instructor requested that you complete the Canvas Orientation?
The Canvas Student Orientation will provide useful information on how to navigate Eastern Florida State College's online learning environment. To complete the Canvas module, login to myEFSC and select the Canvas icon. The orientation module will be available in the course list when you login to Canvas, and will take about two hours to complete.
Students are advised to complete the orientation at least 3-5 days before the term starts. The early start is encouraged so you may work through the training modules to become familiar with Canvas and to allow time to take the assessment. Students must pass the assessment with a score of 70% or higher to unlock access to other courses.
For specific questions or information on the student orientation, you may contact
Ms. Mary Garrett at 321-433-7319. You can also contact a Canvas facilitator on your
Cocoa: Maria Rosado, 321-433-7060
Melbourne: Mary Garrett, 321-433-7319
Titusville: Amy Covel, 321-433-5032
Palm Bay: Zinnia Long, 321-433-5252
To report technical problems with Canvas, please call 321-433-7600, Option 2.
Canvas benefits (just a few highlights)
- Ease of use: it's built to be intuitive so managing course materials is easier for both students and faculty
- Mobile friendly with mobile apps for iOS and Android
- It was built and is updated based on user feedback
- Multimedia Integration: easier integration and delivery of lots of learning tools
- The assignments calendar syncs with Outlook
Associate Provost's Corner
Dr. Mary Roslonowski, eLearning
Academic Appeals: Students with a question or concern about anything to do with a course (issues with instructors, classmates, course content, content delivery or grades) should speak with the course instructor to see if the question can be answered or the issue resolved. If it is not resolved with the instructor, students should speak with the Department Chair. That communication can be in person, by phone or email if necessary. Quite often issues can be resolved at that stage of the process. If the question/issue is still not resolved, students always have the right to file an appeal with their Associate Provost’s Office. If the course appeal involves an eLearning course, click here for more information.