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Canvas affected by Amazon Web Services outage

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

A widespread Amazon Web Services outage prompted service interruptions for Canvas, used by millions of college and K-12 students.

Miami Dade College selects Canvas for new learning management system

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

Miami Dade College said it selected Canvas to support a “diverse student population with a fully mobile and accessible solution.”

Instructure unveils its 'Edtech Collective'

by Emily Bamforth • 11 months ago

The maker of the Canvas learning management system says its website offers space for companies to connect, spurring progress in edtech.

Instructure, creator of Canvas, files for initial public offering

by Emily Bamforth • 11 months ago

The edtech company Instructure is planning an IPO again, but warns it has "a history of losses."

U. Wisconsin taps analytics to ensure students learn during pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

By collecting evidence of student performance, faculty are identifying skills students have mastered and areas where they're struggling.

Henderson State's student portfolio tool shows that universities are evolving

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

The university's recent Portfolium integration underlines trends of data-use, workforce development and the heightened business role of today's IT leaders.

Amazon releases new Alexa API, simplifying custom voice commands

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

Edtech developers can now design custom Alexa commands that integrate directly with schools' information systems.

How Canvas came to unseat Blackboard as the leading LMS

by Emily Tate • 4 years ago

A recent analysis found that Canvas had surpassed Blackboard as the favorite learning management system in higher education. So where do the companies go next?

Canvas edges out Blackboard in LMS market share

by Ryan Duffy • 4 years ago

For the first time, Canvas eclipsed Blackboard as the most popular learning management system for U.S. colleges and universities.