Getting Started


Course Setup and Access

Learn more about how to get started with eClass including course set up, requesting courses at the start of the term, and student access for course visibility.

  • Overview for New Instructors  eClass
    eClass offers a wide variety of interactive features to deliver online learning.
  • Requesting Courses  eClass
    Request an eClass course for any Bear Tracks credit section you wish to host on the learning management system.
  • Enabling Student Access to Courses  eClass
    Course visibility information and instructions on how to manually control course access for your students.
  • Setting Up eClass  UAlberta
    If you are new to using eClass, you may appreciate some orientation to key eClass tools and functions.

Getting Started for Students

Take the eClass course designed to provide students with helpful information on some of the most commonly used features and questions.

  • eClass for Students  eClass
    Discover how to navigate eClass including access to your courses and grades, and receiving messages.

Basic Content Development

Create, upload and share content to your eClass portal for students to access.

Training and Resources

Access a complete database of materials and training tools to increase your knowledge and understanding of how to get the most out of the teaching resources available.

  • Support Portal  eClass
    Access a complete knowledgebase of self-help articles and tutorials pertaining to eClass and its affiliated tools.
  • Centre for Teaching and Learning  UAlberta
    CTL works with instructors and programs to develop engaging and meaningful learning experiences for students by empowering, modeling and connecting.
  • eClass Training Sessions   eClass
    eClass Support provides training on a consultative one-on-one basis. Contact us at to arrange training.
  • eClass 101  eClass
    A self-paced series of lessons for instructors demonstrating the main functions of eClass using videos and examples.
  • Training: Tools for Online Classes and Conferencing
    Select training from available topics, including: Zoom, Google Meet, and Stream2 for eClass.