Best way to set-up the Webex tool in Canvas

Follow the steps in this Webex guide to properly connect Canvas and Webex.

Note: Webex cannot be tested with the “Student View” feature and will result in an error message. If real participants receive an error or are unable to use Webex inside Canvas, they should email solution@iastate.edu with the link to the Canvas course, the time the error occurred, and which tool they were using.

Features

  • Schedule and record online class meetings
  • Create spaces for students to chat, meet, whiteboard and share files
  • Set up a schedule of virtual office hours to allow students to meet with you over a Webex meeting
  • Students can create spaces in which to collaborate

Limitations

  • No more than 1,000 users in a single WebEx Meeting
  • 24-hour maximum meeting duration