Canvas Features

There are many reasons Canvas adoption continues to grow within Higher Education. Canvas is dependable, rich with features, and intuitive. Canvas can be integrated with university systems and data sources, and with relevant third-party applications. 

Here are some reasons why instructors will love Canvas:

Simplified Gradebook

The Gradebook helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students. Grades for each assignment can be viewed as points, percentage, complete or incomplete, GPA scale, or letter grade.

LEARN MORE ABOUT CANVAS' GRADEBOOK

Canvas Gradebook - spreadsheet view

Convenient Feedback Tools

The primary tool that instructors use for grading is called SpeedGrader, and it can be used to give students feedback (text as well as audio/video comments) on any assignment, online quiz, or graded discussion. Annotation tools are also available for file submission assignments.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SPEEDGRADER

Speedgrader - Document viewer with annotation tools

Insightful Analytics

Course analytics will prove useful in determining how students react to course activities; seeing which students are at-risk and need help; and viewing how effective your teaching strategies are with students.

LEARN MORE ABOUT CANVAS COURSE ANALYTICS

Course analytics charts & graph view

 


Even more reasons to love Canvas:

 

This page's content has been adapted from UC San Diego's What's so great about Canvas? page.