May 21, 2018
CTools sites will be converted to read-only access as of Aug. 31 as part of the university’s preparations to ultimately retire CTools.
October 12, 2017
Following the successful move of course sites from CTools to Canvas last fall, Information and Technology Services is now helping the campus transition CTools project sites to alternative services.
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.
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.
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.
December 5, 2013
The ITS CTools Team has introduced Lesson Builder, a new way for faculty to build, manage and use course sites with easy-to-follow navigation and instructions for students.