CarmenCanvas Templates provide a consistent user experience for students and help instructors create accessible, engaging, and easily navigated course content. You can find user friendly and customizable templates specifically created for Arts and Sciences faculty and instructional staff as well as instructions for accessing other shared course materials developed and shared by instructors through Canvas Commons.

Using Canvas Commons - Canvas Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. A digital library full of educational content, Commons allows Canvas users (both at OSU through Carmen—our institutional instance of Canvas—and beyond) to share learning resources with other users, as well as import learning resources into a Canvas course.

ASC Distance Learning Course Template for CarmenCanvas - The ASC Distance Learning Course Template is designed for instructors throughout the College of Arts and Sciences. It includes the ASC distance learning syllabus template, student resources, and a duplicable weekly module, as well as a guide for instructors on using the template effectively.

ASC Interactive Carmen Page Samples and Templates - ASC Interactive Carmen Page Samples and Templates resource is specific to the design of individual content pages. This resource accompanies the resource article posted by the ASC Office of Distance Education that offers key strategies for ways to Enhance Your Course Design and Increase Student Engagement with Creative Carmen Pages. It includes several complete samples of interactive activities that were designed using Carmen pages, such as practice quiz questions, a branching scenario, a Q&A forum session, and an interactive gallery.

Student Video Resource Tutorials - Our instructional designers have created several student-facing tutorials for some of the most commonly used tools that instructors in the College of Arts and Sciences can include in Carmen courses when applicable.

CarmenCanvas Instructor Resource: Student Mental Health and Wellness - As a part of the ASC Distance Learning Course Template for CarmenCanvas that our office has created, you will find a page that has ASC specific and University-wide student mental health and wellness resources. Using this resource in your Carmen course comes with the assurance of up-to-date information and links, as this page and the entire template undergo regular review and updating.