Guides and Trainings

The SPH Office of E-Learning Services (ELS) develops guides, quick reference sheets, and even training sites in Canvas to help instructors use technology tools and provide students the information they need to be successful in our courses.

Request a custom training guide or consultation

Email to make a request.

Training Course Sites

ELS has two Canvas training courses, one specifically targeted towards faculty, staff, and TAs, and another for SPH students.


You can use Canvas as your course home, including using it to share course files, collecting and grading assignments, building quizzes, and holding asynchronous discussions.

Use Kaltura to record short video lectures or messages to your class for students to watch on their own time, or to upload a recorded Zoom session. You can also use KalturaCapture to record your screen if you need to demonstrate something.

  • The University of Minnesota has compiled useful resources for remote teaching on the Keep Teaching website.
  • If you don’t see your question answered here, please reach out to

Attribution: Some “Keep Teaching” content has been adapted by UMN SPH. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License by the Trustees of Indiana University.

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