Embedding RSS Feeds in Canvas

If your course has a heavy emphasis on current events, or if you are simply interested in putting recent news from your industry in front of your students (without having to manually update this content on a regular basis), embedding an RSS feed widget might be a useful solution for you. Follow the steps in the document below to embed a news feed of your choice into your Canvas course. 

Note: The screenshots in the guide below are specific to Canvas, however these steps can also be used to add feeds into other learning management systems:


If you run into trouble with the integration or would like to brainstorm the pedagogical applications of these feeds, please contact an American Honors Instructional Designer or Quad Support at


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