June 8, 2020
Short news items from around the university community.
June 2, 2020
Information and Technology Service’s Teaching and Learning group is offering live, daily workshops on how to use Canvas to teach remotely, designed to support U-M faculty.
March 25, 2020
As the U-M community adjusts and responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are working from home and connecting online with colleagues, often for the first time. ITS is here to help.
October 25, 2016
As U-M finishes moving course sites from CTools to Canvas this semester, it is preparing to decommission CTools Project Sites by late 2017.
August 5, 2016
Beginning with the fall semester, CTools will no longer be available for U-M classes — but Canvas will, and there are many support options available for the new learning management system.
May 10, 2016
The Canvas Crew, a team of students and staff from several U-M units, will provide in-person, one-on-one support to faculty moving courses to the Canvas learning management system.
April 14, 2016
Using the new learning management system Canvas, English instructor Pamela Bogart created a highly engaged, student-centered learning experience for her cohort of master’s and doctoral students.
September 24, 2015
U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will move all course sites from CTools into a new learning management system called Canvas by the fall 2016 semester.
June 11, 2015
James Hilton, vice provost for digital education and innovation, discusses the goals, status and plans for U-M’s involvement with the new Unizin digital learning consortium.
December 10, 2014
Faculty and students in a pilot project for the proposed Canvas learning management system prefer it over CTools, according to an early preview of the pilot evaluation.