University of Iowa

ICON - Training Files and Resources

The following training documents can be used for new users of ICON (powered by Canvas) who have instructor access to a course within Canvas. They can also be used as a reference document for existing users.

If you have questions regarding ICON, please contact the ITS Help Desk at its-helpdesk@uiowa.edu.
For future events and trainings, please refer to https://teach.its.uiowa.edu/events/upcoming.

 

ICON - Overview and Content
Learn how to use ICON (powered by Canvas) to make course materials and assignments available to your students in a timely, easily accessible manner.

PDF iconOverview and Content

 

 

ICON - Discussions and Groups
Learn how to use ICON (powered by Canvas) to create and use Discussion Forums, Groups and the Conversations tool within your course.

PDF iconCommunication Tools

 

ICON - Grades
Learn how to use ICON (powered by Canvas) to set up grades using the Assignments tool, and grade assignments using Grades or the SpeedGrader tool.

PDF iconGradebook Training

 

ICON - Quizzes
Learn how to use ICON (powered by Canvas) to create, grade and manage Quizzes in your course.

PDF icon Quizzes