May 21, 2018
Access to CTools sites will be read-only as of Aug. 31
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
ITS helping campus move CTools project sites to new services
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
University beginning next phase of project to retire CTools
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
U-M preparing to say goodbye to CTools course sites this fall
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
Canvas chosen as successor to CTools course sites
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
Pilot of learning management system shows promising results
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
Lesson Builder offers new way for faculty to use CTools
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.