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What Is CANVAS?

Canvas by Instructure is a learning management system for every stage and style of education. As the hub of your digital learning environment, Canvas offers complete LMS functionality including standards-based grade books, course content authoring, customizable assessments, mobile communication, video learning and digital badging, (just to name a few). Take teaching and learning to the next level with Canvas, the #1 educational software, and the foundation of the Instructure Learning Platform.

Who Uses CANVAS?

Available to institutions of all sizes and types, from individual K-12 classrooms to universities to companies with a blended or fully virtual environment.

CANVAS Software - Canvas student dashboard
CANVAS Software - Canvas mobile app

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Reviews of CANVAS

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.4
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.4
Value for Money
4.5

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Giorgi
Giorgi
Head of Examination board in US
Verified LinkedIn User
E-Learning, 5,001–10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

If you want high quality lecture ppts, you should try this app

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Overall i definity encourage my colleagues and students to use this application for poster and ppt presentation

Pros:

Preformed tamplated save my time. Biggest advantage is customizable and user friendyl interference

Cons:

More tamplates and maybe more medical related gifs

Sam
ESOL Coordinator in US
Education Management, 5,001–10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

One Stop for All

5.0 2 weeks ago New

Comments: It is a huge environment that allows you to have a lot of documents/PPTs, etc. for your students.

Pros:

Canvas is all encompassing and can house pretty much everything for a classroom or central office staff.

Cons:

Although I really like Canvas, at times it can take several clicks to get where I want to go.

Elijah
Staunton Highschool in US
Education Management, 5,001–10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Canvas review

3.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Very good used it for history in school and we loved it

Pros:

Assignment sorting, Access ver simply, and self learning

Cons:

Takes a very very long time to open sometimes.

Destiny
Student in US
Education Management, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Canvas is worth it!

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Great experience! I’m even using Canvas at the Masters level.

Pros:

I love the ease of use of Canvas. It is easy to navigate, easy to submit assignments, easy to email professors and others classmates, easy to access grades, class information, etc.

Cons:

Nothing- I love the app and desktop version altogether. Love how I receive email notifications when grades are posted assignments are graded, emails are received, class announcements etc.

Elena
Customer Care Representative in US
Automotive, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Love Canvas!

5.0 2 months ago New

Pros:

I have been using Canvas since I started my college degree four years ago and I’ve been using it ever since then. I absolutely love how easy canvas makes it to manage all of your courses, it doesn’t matter if you’re taking one or five. The ease of access allows you to see what to do via the to do list, you can see your grade percentages easily, you can get notifications for announcements and posted grades, etc. Canvas has made my college experience so much easier.

Cons:

There isn’t really anything that I don’t like about campus, everything is so easy to understand and use.