Get started with Pearson MyLab and Mastering and Pearson MyLabsPlus in Canvas

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UITS recommends instructors teaching in Canvas at Indiana University use IU eTexts to adopt texts and digital learning tools (DLT) materials from Pearson MyLabs, Mastering Titles, McGraw-Hill Connect, Macmillan, Cengage, or Wiley Publishers. In addition to significant discounts off list prices, benefits of using IU eTexts include streamlined integration into Canvas, single sign-on for students (i.e., no access codes), and local technical support for faculty and students via the Support Center and

Pearson MyLab & Mastering

Pearson MyLab & Mastering is an interactive educational system designed to accompany textbooks published by Pearson Education. When this tool is added to a Canvas course, instructors and their students can use Pearson's interactive instructional materials, including homework, quizzes, and multimedia tutorials. Grades earned in MyLab & Mastering quizzes and homework assignments can be synced to the Canvas Gradebook. For more about this service, see Pearson MyLab & Mastering.

Pearson MyLabsPlus

Pearson MyLabsPlus enables instructors to manage their Pearson MyLab & Mastering courses from one place. After adding the MyLabsPlus tool to Canvas Modules, instructors and students can access their course and its content directly from Canvas.

For instructors

Adding MyLab & Mastering to your Canvas course

Pearson MyLab & Mastering is a global LTI app in Canvas; however, by default, it is hidden.

To add a hidden tool to your course navigation menu:

  1. In your course navigation menu, click Settings.
  2. On the Navigation tab, in the list of hidden tools (under "Drag items here to hide them from students"), find the desired tool, and then click the corresponding Settings (gear) icon.

    To add the desired tool, click the corresponding gear icon, select 'Enable', and then click 'Save'.

  3. Select Enable and, if desired, drag and drop the enabled tool to change its position in the tool list.
  4. Click Save.

Adding MyLabsPlus to your Canvas course

For instructions for adding MyLabsPlus to your Canvas course, see How do I add an external tool as a module item?

Before you can use MyLab & Mastering or MyLabsPlus, you must first link your Canvas user account with the application and set up your course. For instructions, see MyLab & Mastering for Canvas: Link Accounts and Courses.

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For students

Before you can use Pearson MyLab & Mastering or MyLabsPlus, you must first link your Canvas user account with the MyLab & Mastering application. For instructions, see MyLab & Mastering for Canvas: Student Registration and Sign In.

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Getting help

For help, contact your campus Support Center.

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