Canvas is a cloud-hosted learning management platform that streamlines a collection digital tools and content for a simpler and more connected learning experience.

How can I use Canvas in teaching?

  • Post your syllabus and all course content in one convenient digital space
  • Encourage student interaction with a selection of communication and collaboration tools
  • Identify struggling students early and intervene with resources and support
  • Distribute, receive, and grade all student assignments, quizzes, and exams

What is unique about Canvas?

  • Canvas has a global community for its users to share, discuss, and innovate.
  • Canvas has apps specifically for Teachers and Students for Apple and Android mobile devices

Technical requirements

Canvas is accessed through a web browser or mobile app. It requires an internet connection of at least 512kbps.

See for current requirements for computers and mobile devices.

Modified on: Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 9:13 AM

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