- What is Canvas
Canvas is the new Learning Management System (LMS) that replaced Oncourse at the end of the 2016 Summer semester. All courses and rosters are available in BOTH Oncourse and Canvas.
Canvas is a learning management system developed by Instructure, Inc. Canvas is designed to simplify teaching and learning in K-12 and higher education settings. Since launching in 2011, Canvas is used by more than 700 colleges, universities, and school districts around the US. Canvas features a diverse tool set, including mobile apps for iOS and Android devices.
Faculty can start teaching in Canvas; here is some important information to help you get started.
- When can I start using Canvas?
Your courses and rosters are available in both Canvas and Oncourse well before the start of the semester (usually at least 6 weeks).