Canvas

The University of Kentucky is pleased to utilize Canvas. All teachers and students have access to this world-renowned learning mangagment system, and their premium Tier 1 support 24/7!

The decision to move to Canvas was heavily influenced by the UK community. Canvas was chosen because of its:

  • Ease of use - managing course materials will be easier for both faculty and students.
  • Multimedia - integration and delivery.
  • Mobile friendliness - whether you use the Canvas Teacher or Student app, or a mobile web browser, Canvas is beautiful.
  • Integration options with existing teaching tools at UK including Google Apps for Education.
  • Cloud SaaS subscription service with open source software and agile development approach- means consistent introduction of new functionality without major upgrades so less disruption for users.
  • Compliance with accessibility standards - Canvas has been recognized by The National Federation for the Blind for compliance and conforms to the W3C’s WAI WCAG guidelines.
  • Favored by multiple constituencies: faculty, students, distance learning, and staff.