It’s not about what Canvas can do It’s about the amazing things your institution can do with Canvas.

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THE University of Birmingham USER STORY

EASE OF USE

Simplicity is the power behind Canvas

From the very beginning, Canvas was designed with users in mind, so its real power comes from its simplicity. In study after study, users of all abilities say the Canvas interface is clean, intuitive and easy to navigate. This minimises user frustration, reduces support costs and ultimately lets Canvas users focus on what’s truly important, whether that’s biomedicine, engineering, law or philosophy.

CANVAS APP CENTRE

Powerful plug-ins are just a click away

The Canvas App Centre is your gateway to a world of powerful teaching tools. Even the least tech-savvy lecturers can easily browse a library of LTI tools and install them with a single click (no technical help required). Powerful tools like Khan Academy, Google Charts, MyLab, Panopto and many more can now be easily installed, allowing educators to create a truly customised teaching experience.

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MOBILITY

Whatever device you use, wherever you are

Learning happens everywhere. That’s why Canvas mobile apps for iOS and Android give lecturers and students the tools they need to make it happen, whenever and wherever they are. From speed-marking on iPad to multimedia discussions that allow you to upload videos recorded on your phone or tablet, Canvas takes learning way beyond the lecture hall.

INTEGRATED MEDIA

Record audio & video messages within Canvas

What if lecturers could easily include audio or video comments as part of a course discussion or while marking student work? With Canvas, you can. All you need is a computer or mobile device with a microphone and camera and Canvas does the rest. Multimedia can be attached to personal messages, assignments, discussions and even marked work.

FAST MARKING

Connect assessment with learning goals

Because Canvas is cloud native, lecturers can view, mark and provide feedback on student submissions from a computer or tablet without time-consuming downloads or uploads. And with integrated outcomes and rubrics, you can connect coursework to competencies, which makes assessing student work faster and easier.

AUTOMATED TASKS

Course management has never been easier

Repetition has its place in the learning process, but who needs practice rescheduling due dates? When you create or update an assignment in Canvas, it automatically populates the syllabus, gradebook and calendar, so you can maximise your time by minimising repetitive tasks.

The BIG LIST of Features

Tools that make teaching and learning easier

CANVAS APP CENTRE

Install powerful LTI tools and apps like Vimeo, Echo360, Prulu and QuestionMark with a single click (no technical help required).

GRAPHIC ANALYTICS

Canvas Analytics helps you turn rich student data into meaningful insights to improve teaching and learning.

MEDIA RECORDER

Record audio and video messages within Canvas using the webcam and microphone built into your computer or mobile device.

RUBRICS & OUTCOMES

Connect each learning outcome to a specific goal to demonstrate results in clearly measurable ways.

BROWSER SUPPORT

Forget installation headaches. Canvas is accessible through any computer or mobile device with a web-standard browser.

CUSTOM NOTIFICATIONS

Send and receive course updates when and where you want—by email, text message and even Facebook.

WEB CONFERENCING

With real-time audio, video and whiteboard capabilities, Canvas conferencing tools help students and lecturers stay connected.

IOS AND ANDROID

Canvas mobile apps for iOS and Android give students and teachers the tools they need to make learning happen anywhere.

DOWNLOAD & UPLOAD

Everyone has their favourite software. Canvas lets you download documents to edit with whatever applications you like.

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