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Why come to campus? Complete your Canvas Training Online
by: Tara Burcham - August 4th, 2017

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Faculty, are you struggling to make it to campus to learn about Canvas? The Office of Online Learning has a solution. In order to accommodate all faculty and staff who will use Canvas, the Office . . . (read more)

Help with Canvas at Your Fingertips
by: Tara Burcham - August 1st, 2017

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Canvas is coming! The University is moving from Blackboard to Canvas for online classes. With change comes challenges. To help faculty and students with those challenges, we have developed a specific website devoted to offering . . . (read more)

Get to Know Canvas through Canvas Workshop #1: Introduction to Canvas
by: Tara Burcham - July 31st, 2017

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The University of Southern Mississippi is making the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System in 2017. The new system, Canvas, is a user-friendly product that is used widely across the nation to . . . (read more)

Faculty Support for Canvas
by: Tara Burcham - July 28th, 2017

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Are you a faculty member looking for help in the University’s new learning management system, Canvas? We have a site just for you. Visit and you will find: Helpful videos Training schedules and registration . . . (read more)

You can teach that online?
by: Tara Burcham - November 21st, 2016

Dr. Joanne Burnette

Yes! From dance to French classes, our faculty are teaching groundbreaking subjects online and are doing it with academic rigor. Dr. Joanne Burnett, Associate Professor of French and SecondĀ Language Acquisition, has been teaching French online . . . (read more)

Student Success, it just got easier!
by: Amanda Cascio - January 20th, 2015

Wait, what?! That’s right, being a successful student just got easier with the help of a new “one stop shop” website that rolled out this week. Students can now find all the resources they need . . . (read more)

Online at Southern Miss
by: Amanda Cascio - November 5th, 2014

The number one online learning platform in the state has revamped its image. Check out the new Online at Southern Miss at!