Sakai 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 Sakai. 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.

Sakai

Canvas

Text Guides

Video Guides

Announcements

Announcements

(course nav bar)

What are Announcements?

Announcements Overview (Instructors)

Assignments

Assignments

(course nav bar)

What are Assignments for instructors?

Assignments Overview (Instructors)

Calendar

Calendar

(global nav bar)

What is the Calendar for instructors?

Calendar Overview (Instructors)

Chat Rooms

Chat

Conferences

(course nav bar)

How do I use Chat in my course?

What are Conferences for instructors?

Conferences Overview (Instructors)

Course Content Import

Import Content

(option within Settings, course nav bar)

What does the Course Import tool do?

Course Import Tool (Instructors)

Course Content Modules

Lessons

Modules

(left nav bar)

What are Modules for instructors?

Modules: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Forums

Discussions

What are Discussions for instructors?

Discussion Creation (Instructors)

Gradebook

Gradebook 2

Grades

(course nav bar)

What are Grades and the Gradebook?

How do I use the Gradebook?

What is SpeedGrader?

Gradebook Overview (Instructors)

SpeedGrader Overview (Instructors)

Groups

Groups

(tab within People, course nav bar)

What are Student Groups?

Groups: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Mailtool

Conversations

Inbox

(global nav bar)

How do I use Conversations?

Communication Overview (Instructors)

Resources

Files

(course nav bar)

What are Files for instructors?

Files: Add Course Content (Instructors)

Rich Content Editor

Rich Content Editor

What is the Rich Content Editor?

Rich Content Editor (All Users)

Schedule

Calendar (left nav bar)

What is the Calendar for instructors?

Calendar (Instructors)

Site Info

Settings

(course nav bar)

What are the Canvas settings at the course level?

Course Settings (Instructors)

Site Members

People

(course nav bar)

How do I use the People page as an instructor?

People Overview (Instructors)

Statistics

Course Analytics

(right nav bar on course Home)

What are Analytics for my course?

Course Analytics (Instructors)

Syllabus

Syllabus

(left nav bar)

How do I use the Syllabus as an instructor?

Syllabus Overview (Instructors)

Tests & Quizzes

Quizzes

(course nav bar)

What are Quizzes for instructors?

Quiz Creation: Settings (Instructors)

Quiz Creation: Questions (Instructors)

Wiki

Pages

(left nav bar)

What are Pages for Instructors?

How do I create a new page in my course?

Pages: Creation & Management (Instructors)

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)

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