Keep Learning

Keep Learning

Whether completing an entire course online or supplementing a short break in face-to-face courses, Miami Regionals E-Campus provides support to help you succeed. Canvas is a powerful learning management system (LMS) with numerous functions and features to assist you in your academic journey. As a Miami student, you also have access to many digital resources to connect you with your courses.

To view information from Miami University on the Coronavirus Virus please visit the FAQ Page.

Six Easy Steps to Keeping on Track With Your Canvas Courses

Follow these six easy links to set up applications and reminders on your smartphone and computer!
Install the Canvas App
Setup Canvas Notifications
Find all Your Canvas Courses
Use the To-Do List
Access Your Grades
Enroll in Canvas Orientation

What is Remote Learning?

Remote learning at Miami University is the temporary delivery of instruction and learning whereas the student and instructor are separated by time and location during a time of education interruptions. Remote learning is not online learning which is regulated.To learn more about the temporary Remote Learning order from the US Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, please visit the 

Guidance for interruption of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Fortunately, Canvas is a powerful learning management system (LMS) with numerous functions and features to help you keep learning in the event that on-campus courses are not possible temporarily.

Although learning remotely isn’t the same as learning ‘online,’ there are many similarities and ways in which learning remotely is different than learning face-to-face. Read more: 13 Differences Between Online and Face-to-Face Courses article

Technical Requirements

While specific requirements vary from course-to-course, all Miami courses will likely need the following to ensure you have what you need for keeping your courses on track using Canvas.

  • Minimum technical equipment recommendations include:
  • Updated computer/laptop
  • High-speed internet access
  • Auxiliary equipment, such as: webcam and noise-cancelling headphones or external speaker

You should also adhere to Canvas’ Basic Technology Requirements.

Additionally, Canvas recommends using these supported web browsers for greatest compatibility.

Canvas Student Orientation - Earn Your Passport

New to Canvas? Earn while you learn with the self-paced 'Keep Learning: Passport to Canvas' course.

A self-paced Canvas Student Orientation course designed by Canvas gurus at Instructure and customized by our E-Campus team to familiarize students with the basic need-to-know tools and features of Canvas in an effort to prepare you remote and online learning.

Enroll in the Canvas Student Orientation

Digital Communication Tools

  • WebEx
    • WebEx is Miami's preferred video conferencing portal. All faculty & staff have a WebEx account and can initiate meetings. There is even a WebEx integration in Canvas Conferences.
  • Google Apps
    • All Miamians have a Google account. You can chat using Hangouts, send emails using Gmail, collaborate and store files using Drive, and schedule or participate in a video conference using Meet.
  • Canvas Messages
    • Connect with your instructors and classmates directly through Canvas messages.
  • Miami Directory
    • Not sure where to find contact information for a faculty or staff member? Search the Miami Directory.

Student Support

Internet Access
  • Comcast: Comcast is offering Internet Essentials package for free for 60 days during the coronavirus outbreak 
  • SpectrumCharter Communication announced it will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a subscription.

Regardless of where you are, we're here to help.

Not sure where to start? Contact for guidance.