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

Canvas is not that much different than RamCT Blackboard. It is easy to transition between the two: there are slight differences in the names, locations, and limitations of the tools, but the major features are very similar.

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

  • Last updated 1/13/2016
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