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Canvas Student View for Instructors

You can use course settings to enable student view to see how your students see the course: 

  1. Log in to Canvas at
  2. Select your course from the Global Navigation menu on the left.
  3. Click Settings in the Course Navigation menu.
  4. Click Student View on the right.
    You will now view your Canvas course as your students see it. Note that the display in the upper-right corner has changed from your name to Test Student.
  5. When you have finished using student view, click Leave Student View in the the bottom-right corner. The display name will return from Test Student to your name and you can continue working with your Canvas course as before.
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