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Canvas is Cornell's learning management system
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Canvas is a web-based course management system used by students and faculty. Canvas makes it easy for instructors to manage materials distribution, assignments, communications, and other aspects of instruction for their courses. This service is available at no cost and is supported for use by all faculty and instructors at Cornell University and extension units.

Canvas provides instructors with:

  • Automated course enrollment.

  • Use of existing tools such as TurnItIn, iClicker, and Panopto.

  • Access to existing libraries of teaching resources such as Kaltura videos.

  • Clean integration with Library Reserves (Ares).

Canvas provides students with an easy to use course management system that focuses on student-centered learning.

For more information, visit the Center for Teaching Innovation's Canvas website.

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