Edwards, Shawn A
Course Specialist
LI 501
Last Updated: 10/24/18 -

Course Specialist, Support Services, Office of Teaching and Learning

I provide support for online learning for UVU studetns and faculty. Here are some of my responsibilities (and expectations):

  • Help setup and maintain online and hybrid Canvas courses. My portfolio are the Social Sciences, Health Professions and much of the College of Technology and Computing.
  • Help train new faculty in the use of Canvas and online learning
  • Resolve technical issues with Canvas and other similar technology for students and staff.
  • Create training materials as needed to help Canvas users
  • Facilitate proctoring services for online students


  • M.Ed College and Continuing Education, Western Washington University
  • B.A. History, Boise State University
  • B.S. Psychology, Boise State University
  • A.S. Computer Infomraiton Systems, Skagit Valley College 


  • Biking all the trails I can find.
  • Reading every book I can get my hands on!
  • I am a lifelong learner so I take classes every semester.
  • Carving whimsical towers from cottonwood bark.
  • Watching the HGTV Channel, especially Barnwood Builders. I love woodworking and history!