Project 252


Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:Canvas
Bref Description:Learning Management System
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Android (phone/tablet) App
  • IOS (iPhone/iPod Touch) App
  • IOS (iPad/iPad Mini) App
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:LMS, VLE
EdTech Tool Uses:Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) / Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that is quickly gaining traction in the VLE market. Available for both higher education and schools (K-12). Canvas provides a fully hosted web service with sophisticated course assembly tools and functionalities for sharing class modules, enabling integrations and publishing materials. Use the Canvas Commons feature for access to quizzes, modules, courses, discussions, and documents created by other users (and likewise you can share your own) and use the Edu Apps Centre for access to a library of apps. Import files and courses from other LMSs such as Moodle and Blackboard. Set institution/group/etc wide outcomes that can be aligned with grading rubrics. Lots of fresh features in this Learning Management System.
Education Level(s):
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Free trial (e.g: 30 days) then need to pay for it
Further info:
Comment:Two options available either preloaded with course content to help you hit the ground running, or use Canvas for free to teach any class you want.