Canvas Information and Resources

Canvas Features

How does Canvas compare to other learning management systems?

For both instructors and students

Especially for instructors

  • Reliable student view
  • SpeedGrader tool for quick and easy online grading
  • Real-time graphic analytic reporting so instructors can easily monitor course and student activity
  • Rubrics tool for setting expectations and evaluating performance
  • Gradebook for easy input, organizing gradable assignments together for weighting, and customizable grading scheme

Instructor Feedback

I am having a great experience with Canvas. The first thing I noticed was how easy the user interface was. Grading discussions and essays is simple. There are fewer steps and the rubric feature is easy to use.

Jennifer Bousselot, Ph.D.
Instructor and Affiliate Faculty, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

  • Last updated 1/13/2016
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