Piazza in Canvas (Instructors)

Piazza is a platform for instructors to efficiently manage class Q&A. Students can post questions and collaborate to edit responses to these questions. Instructors can also answer questions, endorse student answers, and edit or delete any posted content. Features include:
  • Wiki format that enables collaboration in a single space
  • Questions and posts needing immediate action are highlighted
  • Instructors endorse answers to keep the class on track
  • Anonymous posting encourages every student to participate
  • Customizable online polls

The Risk Assessment has been completed and approved for use by the ITS Security Team and is available to be configured in your Canvas courses at TWU. Classes taught under the same term on Piazza (even if year-long) are covered by a single license for that term. Classes with up to 25 students do not need licenses and will not see prompts to make financial contributions. Instructors do not need multiple licenses if they are teaching multiple classes in the same term. Contact your Academic Component Leadership to determine how many licenses you own or need to purchase. Review Piazza Paid Model and Licenses for more information.

Piazza Configuration for Canvas

Setting up and configuring Piazza for use in a Canvas course requires a few steps:

  1. Follow the Getting Started Instructors documentation to use Piazza in Canvas
  2. Additional Piazza resources are available for Students

Support Options

  1. Contact an Instructional Design Partner to design learning activities for students or talk about effective ways to interact with students using Piazza in your Canvas courses. 
  2. To request technical support, submit a Technology Service Desk email to start a ticket. 


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