eCollege to Canvas Tool Equivalent Chart (With Guides)

This chart is intended to help instructors locate tools and options which they have been familiar with in LearningStudio (eCollege). It will tell you the equivalent of those tools and options, in Canvas, where to find them, and offers links to both text and video guides on how to use them. If you have a question about a tool or option that is not covered here, please contact us directly.





LearningStudio (eCollege)

Canvas

Text Guides

Video Guides

Announcements

Announcements

(left nav bar)

What are Announcements?

Announcements Overview (Instructors)

Course Copy Tool

(Course Admin -> Copy Course Content)

Course Import Tool

(tab in Settings)

What does the Course Import tool do?

Course Import Tool (Instructors)

Course Enrollment

(Course Admin -> Course Enrollment)

People

(left nav bar)

How do I use the People page as an instructor?

People Overview (Instructors)

Course Information & Preferences

 

(Course Admin -> Course Information & Preferences)

Settings

(left nav bar)

What are the Canvas settings at the course level?

Course Settings (Instructors)

Course Scheduler

(Course Admin -> Course Scheduler)

N/A

 

Due dates / availability are entered directly into each Assignment or Module

What are Assignments for instructors?

Assignments Overview (Instructors)

N/A

No automated tool to view assignments and due dates in calendar form.

Calendar

(global nav bar)

What is the Calendar for instructors?

Calendar Overview (Instructors)

Discussions

Discussions

 

(left nav bar)

What are Discussions for instructors?

Discussion Creation (Instructors)

Doc Sharing

Files

 

(left nav bar)

What are Files for instructors?

Files: Add Course Content (Instructors)

Dropbox

Assignments

 

(left nav bar)

What are Assignments for instructors?

Assignments Overview (Instructors)

 

Assignments Creation (Instructors)

Email

Conversations

Inbox

 

(in global nav bar)

How do I use Conversations?

Communication Overview (Instructors)

Exams

Quizzes

 

(left nav bar)

What are Quizzes for instructors?

Quiz Creation: Settings (Instructors)

 

Quiz Creation: Questions (Instructors)

Gradebook

Grades

 

(left nav bar)

What are Grades and the Gradebook?

 

How do I use the Gradebook?

What is SpeedGrader?

Gradebook Overview (Instructors)

 

SpeedGrader Overview (Instructors)

Groups

 

(Course Admin -> Group Management)

Groups

 

(tab in People)

What are Student Groups?

Groups: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Journal

N/A

Feature up-voted by Cavas community, but projected development timeline is 2017 or later.

 

Live

 

(Chat and ClassLive)

Chat

and

Conferences

 

(left nav bar)

What is Chat?

 

What are Conferences for instructors?

Chat Overview (Instructors)

 

Conferences Overview (Instructors)

Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps

iOS Guide

 

Android Guide

Canvas App for iPhone (All Users)

 

Canvas App for iPad (All Users)

 

Canvas App for Android Phone (All Users)

 

Canvas App for Android Tablet (All Users)

Syllabus

Syllabus

 

(left nav bar)

How do I use the Syllabus as an instructor?

Syllabus Overview (Instructors)

Text/Multimedia Pages

Pages

 

(left nav bar)

What are Pages for Instructors?

 

How do I create a new page in my course?

Pages: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Units/Modules

Modules

 

(left nav bar)

What are Modules for instructors?

Modules: Creation & Management (Instructors)

User Activity

 

(Gradebook -> User Activity)

Course Analytics

 

(Right nav bar on course Home)

What are Analytics for my course?

Course Analytics (Instructors)

Visual Editor

Rich Content Editor (RCE)

What is the Rich Content Editor?

Rich Content Editor (All Users)

Webliography

N/A

 

Option: create a Page that students are allowed to edit.

How do I create a new page in my course?

Pages: Creation and Management (Instructors)

What’s New

Course Activity Stream

 

(right hand nav bar on course Home)

How do I use the Course Activity Stream?

 

Wiki

 

(third-party tool)

Pages

 

(left nav bar)

How do I create a new page in my course?

Pages: Creation and Management (Instructors)

Concept inspired by Chris Hofer

     
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