Canvas Software


 

Canvas from Instructure is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) suitable for K-12 and higher education institutes. Canvas is a scalable LMS platform that can be used to serve education facilities all sizes, ranging from individual classrooms to large universities.

Canvas learning platform offers core LMS functionality including the online grade books, testing, course authoring and integration with other teaching tools. The Canvas App Center offers mobile-ready teaching tools that can be added to bring new functionalities in the application. Over two hundred different LTI tools allow teachers to customize courses and monitor engagements with their class or individual students. Canvas also offers native apps for iOS and Android devices, allowing instructors to view key information, share updates or send results from anywhere and at any time.

Canvas is recommended to campuses with more than two hundred students. The solution comes with 14 days free trial period so that users can experience the interface and features for themselves before making any kind of commitment.

 

Canvas - Calendar
 
  • Canvas - Calendar
    Calendar
  • Canvas - Gradebook & Parent App
    Gradebook & Parent App
  • Canvas - Mastery Paths
    Mastery Paths
  • Canvas - Quizzes
    Quizzes
  • Canvas - Quiz Stats
    Quiz Stats
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 10

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Terry from Stanly county Schools
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Canvas

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A place to store assignments
schools system wants to be updated to the newest software for teachers to use in the classroom.

Cons

Added work in taking it form one system to another
Not very easy to move from one section to another.

 
 

McKenzie from Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Canvas

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I like how every section for each class is the same meaning all the tabs are universal. You can't have teachers choose different ones and confuse the meaning of things.

Cons

There is no such thing as a Learning Management System that does everything you want it to. Mass emailing students is a little harder and doesn't turn out the way I want it to.

 
 

William from Messiah College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Canvas - LMS from heaven!

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Great product, easy to use, in the cloud so no maintenance on our part.

Pros

Faculty love this product. It make their management of syllabi, course calendars, announcements/communication with classes, out of class discussions, grades, etc. easy to do and in one place. Students love the product for the same reason and they can customize their communication preferences. Instructure also has made the integration of the product with other systems easy as well.

Cons

We have no problems to share at this point with the product. When issues arise among users from various colleges, they facilitate and truly listen to our concerns.

 
 

Bill from Stanly County Schools
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Way too time consuming and complex to be useful

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The capabilities of this software are quite impressive but the tedious layout, limited choices, and incessant need to 'jump through hoops' to make it worthwhile far outweigh any value it might otherwise have. The designers of the software considered practically every aspect of what they were intending to do but completely ignored the target audience. We are having weekly training sessions and even after several months, most teachers are struggling with the interface. For example: to create an assignment for a class you must go through a plethora of steps to make the class, including a great deal of information that isn't truly necessary before you can get to the complex task of actually creating an assignment. In other words, EVERY task is simply too time-consuming to make this software of much use to the average teacher. It does interface with Powerschool which makes a great selling point to administrators and parents, but if your teachers are spending an extra hour to hour and half a day, just utilizing this program, what is gained? Frankly, I can do essentially everything needed to implement a classroom through Google Classroom and Google Apps and the time needed to do so is a fraction of what Canvas requires. Bottom line: if you don't mind putting your teachers through a horrendous learning curve and saddling them with tedious and extremely complex software, go with Canvas. If not, I suggest developing your LMS around something with a more simple interface, more forgiving functionality, and quicker to implement. I can say the LMS of Learnmate used in some technology classes isn't really a great deal better but again, why make simple tasks complicated when Google provides a much easier platform.

Pros

The functions available are quite impressive.

Cons

"User Hostile" interface that makes an incredible amount of demands to implement. A large number of items it requires should have and could have a default setting allowing for quicker use.

Advice to Others

Try it before you buy it and let your teachers see the complexity

 
 

Matthew from B Braun Medical Inc
Specialty: Healthcare / Medical
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Can't beat ease of use and overall functionality

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I am a huge fan of Canvas, especially for college use. This platform has a tremendous amount of functionality & flexibility while also being incredibly user-friendly, both for the end-user and the system administrator. In addition, the online support available makes it very easy to troubleshoot should you encounter any issue.

Pros

Useability

 
 

Garth from Asher College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Canvas for Higher Education

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I enjoy being able to look up various topics and having easy access to the materials and the flexibility with my work and personal life.

Pros

Flexibility with my schedule, access to various topics whether it be personal or work related or just an area of interest.

Advice to Others

Take full advantage of the opportunity to self educate.

 
 

Carlos from YARABI, LLC
Specialty: Hospitality / Travel
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2016

December 2016

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Canvas product it's been very easy to use. Great product for "non-tech" guys.

Cons

Not too many options on colors scheme

 
 

Candace from Virtual Learning Community
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2016

December 2016

Basic Content Management System

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Have used Canvas at various community colleges to teach online courses. The application is easy to use for faculty and students. The application does not support as many features as other LMSs such as Blackboard or Moodle.

 
 

William from Lancaster Bible College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

November 2016

November 2016

Almost there

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I think that Canvas is really almost there as a leading LMS for the 21st century. I use this product as a student and hear a lot about it from my professors. My major complaints are that the mobile app is not functional, the discussion threads are painfully useless, and the product allows too much appropriation from the buying company. I wish that it was simpler, more consistent, and more in-line with software trends.

Pros

Clean, efficient, and organized. I am thrilled by the overall layout, having used a number of other LMSs at this point.

Cons

Still not there. They have a lot of changes to make to improve for a 21st century audience.

 
 

Abha from Northwestern University
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

October 2016

October 2016

Great for students and teachers!

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I have been using Canvas for over six years now. I started using it as a student. It was easy to take quizzes and submit homeworks. For the past two years I have been using it as a teaching assistant. The software makes it super easy to grade homeworks, upload reading material and send messages to students. It is by far the best learning platform I have used.

Pros

The intuitive interface and easy-to-use file management is best in Canvas. The SpeedGrader is a very convenient tool.

Cons

There is no tool schedule classes or take polls for extra hours on Canvas. That makes it a convoluted process to schedule time.

 
 

Pierce from Westminster Theological Seminary
Specialty: Faith-based

June 2016

June 2016

Helpfully Structured, Organized, and Accessible

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Likes Best

As a course delivery system, Canvas has been intuitive, organized, and accessible for me. I have used this LMS for one online course and found it very easy to check my grades, submit assignments, and dialog with other students. It was also easy to take quizzes and tests.

Likes Least

At first, Canvas can be a bit intimidating because it houses so much information. It takes some getting used to, and not every user will need to be familiar with all of the features and capabilities of the software. After some time, this gets better, and you will learn what features you rely on heavily.

Recommendations

Keep in mind not just the software's capabilities (which is critical), but also its ease of use for a range of users. For a given user population, there is likely a set of features that will be employed regularly. Are those features easy to use and clearly marked? What additional features might improve the efficiency or ease of use for the user, given the specific features he or she uses most? These are good questions to consider.

 
 

Brian from Ex'pression College
Specialty: Other

January 2016

January 2016

I direct academic programs in animation and film-making.

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Likes Best

Canvas is very flexible and responsive for configuring standard classroom needs

Likes Least

Managing large data files and video content submitted by students, including visual feedback on video. We still use local servers or services like shotgun or sync-sketch for these needs.

Recommendations

Define your pipeline for student work in detail- not just content delivery form your faculty. Then choose your platform and what tools you need.

 
 

Mary from Expression College
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

Friendly, functional interface with some room for improvement

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In general, the Canvas platform is easy to navigate and understand. There are few features that can't be learned within minutes.

Likes Least

As an instructor, the single largest suggestion I have is that one be able to create drafts in the e-mail feature. It is really frustrating to have to create a message in one fell swoop every single time; one has to have all the pieces in place when one starts, and that takes some work.

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I'm not sure that an online learning tool has to function like Facebook. I often get the sense that Canvas was designed to resemble Facebook and other social media products, and I don't think this necessarily adds value to the product.

 
 

Mary Ann from Expression College
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

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Class group discussions, ongoing access to grades for students

Likes Least

Student view is often overlooked and instructor can unintentionally miss making content available to students.

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I would like to have a few more short tutorials on how to implement features, and also have up -front information about what Canvas DOES NOT do readily, to allow instructor to plan around those limitations right from the start.

 
 

Michael from Expression College
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

Canvas does what it is supposed to do

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I appreciate being able to moderate quizzes and adjust grades on a curve.

Likes Least

The menu interface is not always very intuitive. It should be easier to find the tools that are offered.

Recommendations

I think this software would benefit from remodeling the interface. I would suggest comparing the existing interface to other, more robust web interfaces out on the market.

 
 

Chris from Ex'pression College
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

Canvas Review

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Likes Best

Tools are relatively self explanatory. Basic LMS functionality. Well organized interface.

Likes Least

Lack of features, and backend access to alter and create features. Would like more media-rich capabilities and easier ability to upload and implement video and audio files. Better integration with other tools and platforms such as Twitter, Classmarker, etc.

Recommendations

Compare and contrast the parallels of an on-site classroom to this and other LMSs.

 
 

Carolyn from MSU
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

Intuitive Learning Portal

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It's really easy to use and the interface is intuitive. The vendor is responsive to incorporating feedback into updates and there is an active online community of users.

Likes Least

Because it's being updated all the time, it can be a challenge to keep up with changes, but generally the production release notes share the main features that have been updated.

Recommendations

Try using it or taking a free open course to see how well it works.

 
 

Amy from Utah State University
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

Canvas - The User Friendly LMS

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I like that the software is so intuitive and that the vendor is always working to make it better.

Likes Least

Haha, the constant updating is a double-edged sword. I dislike the changes and subsequent bugs that happen due to all the updating.

Recommendations

Keep in mind the usability of the design and not just the features that are available.

 
 

Jennifer from Utah State University
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

An excellent LMS

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Canvas is an excellent Learning Management System (LMS). It provides multiple avenues to organize and present learning content. The built in wiki-editor allows for html formatted pages. Most common document types can be imbedded and previewed. Assignments, quizzes, and discussion come with many customizing options for access restrictions, grading. Grading is straightforward and transparent.

Likes Least

There are some complexities and quirks that can trip people up--questions in quizzes can become unlinked from the version in the question banks resulting in multiple version of questions, and questions made in the quiz don't translate back to the original version of the question. Student's current score versus final score trips people up--missing assignments don't count against them in the current score which is what students see, but the final score is what is exported to student's permanent record. Publishing items versus publishing the course in it's entirety

Recommendations

No Learning Management System is perfect, there are trade-offs. Different products make different trades. The instructor and developer interface remains relatively sleek, by streamlining the options available. An LMS that could be customized to do everything everyone wanted it to would have to sacrifice ease of use.

 
 

Alice from Northwestern University
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

Reliable tool

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It was clear and easy to use. Loved the calendar that was very efficient.

Likes Least

That it didn't allow you to memorize your ID and password.

Recommendations

Use it as much as possible, how the website is laid out is very useful.

 
 
 
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Ohchang from Westminster Theological Seminary
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

November 2017

November 2017

My institution recently replaced its old class management system with Canvas. It is satisfactory.

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This software provides good environment for online-class learning, not only for online-lecture videos but also for the communication among students.

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My institution has undergone some changed and the replacement of its old Learning Management System with Canvas was one of them. And it turned out that Canvas provides students with a simple and easy-to-access interface, and thus, that the replacement has been very successful. Its dashboard presents information in a very effective way. It shows very clearly assignments, announcements, and other important course information. Moreover, this fits well in the current trend of online-learning! It provides a great environment of online-learning with lecture videos, and, even, of test/quiz platform.

Review Source: Capterra
 

James from Houston Chronicle
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

November 2017

November 2017

Educational software that is clunky but useful and unique

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A better look and feel than blackboard, with more features available and customizable for unique courses

Cons

The in-browser modules were often clunky and had errors, and the training process was probably not rigorous enough to prevent user errors by both teachers and students

Review Source: Capterra
 

Tyler from Thrust Social
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2017

November 2017

Great way to access digital resources!

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Allowed easy sharing of resources and a range of upload methods.

Pros

- Good range of customisable features.
- Allows us to easily share digital resources among team members.

Cons

- Lacks some useful features.
- Can take time to navigate due to the high number of internal pages.

Review Source: Capterra
 


November 2017

November 2017

Canvas is easy to use and looks clean to the consumer.

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I like the ability to link pages, and insert text/images/tables/links. I like how many pages you can have within one, and the ease of navigation.

Cons

I do not like how hard it is to go into the HTML editor when you have edited a page and it still has the square with the arrow, meaning it sends you to an outside link. A lot of times I delete the text of the link, but the icon still appears, so I still have to go into HTML and try to navigate the code.
I also don't like that the default is to open a link inside that tab, but I'd prefer that it opens in a new window/tab.

Review Source: Capterra
 


November 2017

November 2017

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Canvas has been a much better tool for students and more user friendly than other offerings such as Blackboard in my experience. Collaboration and communication tools have been great as well.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Sarah from Michigan Technological University
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

November 2017

November 2017

I use canvas frequently for my university position

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This software is great to keep our campus community connected. Groups can access information that is meant only for them, and can be shared with other users.

Pros

I like canvas because it is a centralized location that multiple people can access, from students, staff, to faculty.

Cons

I find that the tabs can be challenging to navigate because they have different options within each tab. That can get confusing

Review Source: Capterra
 

Cammi from USF

October 2017

October 2017

The software has a lot of functions, but it can be difficult to navigate

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The software has many different features. There are a lot of different things available on both the user and administrator side

Cons

Due to the many features, the software can be hard to navigate. There is a lot of clicking around until you get the hang of it (which is usually by the end of the semester)

Review Source: Capterra
 

Elaine from St. Mary's University
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

October 2017

October 2017

Lots of potential, but takes a power user to set it up for a good student experience

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Since Canvas is a relative newcomer to the LMS world, it's built on recent technology. It uses HTML5 and Bootstrap is built right in, so if you have teachers who know a fair amount of HTML and CSS, they can customize the heck out of anything.

Canvas has a lovely clean theme out of the box which feels like a starter theme, begging for a web designer to customize the experience. It's very simple with lots of whitespace, so it works well across devices, and there's something to be said for a lighter weight interface from the start.

Cons

Unfortunately, Canvas's main strength - being very simple and infinitely customizeable - is also its weakness. There is no built-in intuitive structure. Rather, everything from lesson plans to grades to threaded discussions all have to be manually interlinked. At least in my opinion, the built-in navigation ought to be more robust in connecting the dots and taking students where they need to go. Having used Canvas as both an educator and a student, I'd say it's excellent for faculty because it's so customizeable but awful for students if the instructor doesn't take the time to really learn the ins and outs, and my experience has been that instructors don't. Perhaps they don't have the time or the resources to be able to devote that much time to learning an LMS when they're trying to teach something that should come through almost effortlessly.

Review Source: Capterra
 


October 2017

October 2017

I really enjoy Canvas. It has a lot of features and is much better than other learning software.

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A better learning experience in school.

Pros

The calendar and messaging apps of the software is easy to use. I can import the calendar into my Google calendar.

Cons

The grade/assignment layout can be confusing. It's confusing about which features are available on which app.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jessica from Lennox Academy

October 2017

October 2017

Use for 3 years and 3 different companies

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As a teacher having technology like this to organize the entire class and all the resources is great both for the teacher and the students

Pros

The ability to use add-ons is great (but still relatively limited). The ability to export classes between organizations is great. Integration of assignments, turn in, grading, quizzes is great.

Cons

Organization of classes can only be done by an administrator so that means that as a teacher I cannot use if for clubs/events/etc. Google classroom works comparably for free. Errors in connection to gradebook often.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ann from University of Florida

October 2017

October 2017

Copying, moving, editing files-- all a nightmare of workarounds. DONT DO IT,

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I've used other platforms, and this is worse than nothing.
It would be easier to do it all by hand like we did in ancient times.

Hmm... well, the support reps are fairly quick to respond and seem sincere. Unfortunately, they cannot offer easy fixes to anything, because there aren't any.
I think they secretly know what a mess this thing is and feel guilty.

Cons

Canvas is a big, steaming mess.
My institution adopted it. I have been forced to use it to design a course, and it's taken probably five times as long as it should.
It is nearly impossible to move files around, move questions around, and copy things.
Want to do something really crazy like copy a quiz from your Fall course to your new Spring course? Well-- lucky you--if you Google it, you'll find there's a workaround for that! Yes, a workaround. Not a simple copy function or drag-and-drop. No. It's complicated and every time I've done it I've had to copy dozens of additional files in addition to the one I wanted because it WILL NOT LET YOU SELECT A SINGLE QUIZ out of a group. No. You have to copy them ALL.

That is just one example of the madness.
I don't know who ever allowed this thing to come on the market. It's a disaster.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Anna from Brenau Univeristy

October 2017

October 2017

I taught many college courses using Canvas in my adjunct days. Great way to organize class!

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The user interface is generally very friendly. I found it super helpful to organize both online and on ground courses when I was teaching for a university. It's laid out and designed well, and it was generally easy for students to use. The grading functionalities an analytics were incredibly handy!

Cons

Some outside programs were difficult to integrate at times, and shifting the dates of the course anytime I was copying a course from an old section to a new section, the dates never shifted fully with 100% accuracy. I always had to double check and correct the date shifts, which was inconvenient for a feature/function that would have been incredibly handy if it had worked 100% of the time with total accuracy.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Sara from Terra State Community College
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

October 2017

October 2017

Canvas - A Teacher's Best Friend

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Communication between myself and students
Easy lecture planning.

Pros

Easy to Use
Easy to Plan Classroom Learning
Easy to inform students of assignments, due dates
Easy to create exams

Cons

Wish there were more third party apps to incorporate into Canvas (like Skype)
Better online video collaboration would be great...

Review Source: Capterra
 

Gladys from International Institute for Healthcare Professionals

September 2017

September 2017

Designer of Nursing Classes Online

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Discussions can e set up to have peer reviews and allows for liking. Links can be added to the home page for students that allows for direct entry into discussions, syllabus, contacting staff , etc.

Cons

Deleting users is a task, some students find the platform difficult to use. There are many steps required to add a class and to delete users, which should be streamlined better.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Anna from Mercy High School
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Overall, the software is convenient, but many of my students seem to have difficulty accessing it.

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Ways to share files and information with students outside of class.

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The best feature is the "speedgrader." Students submit their homework via Canvas. It is then quick and easy to move through each submission and assign points. Points are then automatically entered into the grade book. The feature eliminates paper submissions.

Cons

Certain features seem limited and not intuitive. For example, it takes an extra step to assign different due dates to different sections. In addition, as a user and not an administrator, it is not readily apparent to me how to remove students from Canvas if they drop the course.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jed from Ames Free Library
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2017

September 2017

I love this system.

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It's very organized, it allows for customization on how to organize your things, there's a great messaging system to keep in contact with your professors.

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The To-Do section doesn't remove assignments you've already completed. You also cannot manually remove items from the list like you can on the website.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Emilia from university

September 2017

September 2017

As a student at Glendale Community College I have used CANVAS.

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This software is designed very well. It looks professional and provides all information that I need for my I line classes.

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Canvas is somewhat confusing when you first use it. The software takes a little bit of getting used to. However, once you get the hang of it the software is easier to maneuver.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Gordon from Columbia College Hollywood

August 2017

August 2017

Strong contender in the learning space

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Easy to use, simple interface, and strong feature-set make this a contender! Students and teachers alike find it intuitive, and beneficial.

Cons

A bit klutzy in a few spots. use of add-ons for video, audio, etc., makes it unpredictable at times. Java integration gave me a few glitches when trying to create videos within the web interface. tablet interface is pretty limited

Review Source: Capterra
 

Psalm from CIIS
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

July 2017

July 2017

I have taken classes using this app. I am designing a course for CIIS .

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I am able to stay in touch with instructors and other students remotely.
I commute every day and need the mobile app to stay on track.

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I love that the amount of storage space for documents and files. I love using video.I like the integration with google docs.

Cons

I have to scroll from the beginning of post, not from the last read. It can be very timely when there is a lot of activity.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Peter from School

July 2017

July 2017

Its slow and it needs to be polished.

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I can go back into time and get class assignments from years back. Calendar makes it easy to keep track of assignments (When professors use it correctly)

Cons

Sometimes you get timed out in discussions, spending an hour writing in the discussion form and then attempting to submit the discussion then the page redirects you to sign in, so you sign in and your entire discussion is gone. This could be easily fixed with sticky forms... Also the performance in slow, there is a noticble delay everytime you navigate to a different page while on canvas.

Review Source: Capterra