• Canvas benefits over Blackboard

    Hi all,   I am on week 2 of a new job where I am tasked with running the pilot program for Canvas. I have used Canvas at a previous institution for a number of years and am fairly comfortable with the benefits. ...
    Erin Provensal
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  • Blackboard rubrics imported into Canvas

    Has anyone been successful in exporting a rubric from Blackboard and importing it into Canvas? If so, would you share your steps/process?   Many thanks,   Rosie
    Rosie Sasso
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  • LMS adoption, why Canvas?

    Hi, we're currently evaluating our LMS (Blackboard). I'd like to know what the main factors were when you decided to adopt Canvas. If this is the wrong place to ask this, please let me know. Thanks. John B.
    John Blackwell
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  • Blackboard to Canvas Migration Checklist

    Hi all,   Just wondering if anyone has/knows of a Blackboard to Canvas migration checklist? I am looking into some of the aspects for my institution and was looking for such a document, but could contribute to ...
    Stephen Beale
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  • What content types in Blackboard don't work in Canvas?

    We will be moving from Blackboard 9.1 to Canvas over the next 18+ months. In the meantime, we have a professor who needs to create new course sites. He wants to know what Blackboard content types/tools to stay away fr...
    Debbie Ellis
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  • Blackboard Organizations = Canvas ______ ?

    Hi all,   I could't tell if this was asked here already, but please forgive any redundancy.  In Blackboard, we have a wide use of Organizations (Basically shells which are not associated with courses or enr...
    Benjamin Rodriguez
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  • As we think about how we are going to bring over our Blackboard courses to Canvas, we are wondering how many semesters of courses do you bring over to Canvas?

    We are in the process of determining how we are going to bring over our Blackboard courses to Canvas. In our discussion someone asked how many semesters of Blackboard courses we should bring over to Canvas. What would...
    Debbie Ellis
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  • Before You Migrate Courses From Blackboard to Canvas

    Our school is in the process of migrating from Blackboard Canvas. We started about a year ago and we learned a lot. I'd like to share a guide we created. It's written from an instructor's point of view and i...
    Benjamin Rodriguez
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  • Anyone else having problems exporting Blackboard courses with advanced adaptive release rules?

    Hi all, I am testing some courses to export from Blackboard and import into Canvas. I keep getting the mysterious error displayed below. I am working through different modules to try and figure out what is c...
    Stephen Beale
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  • Transitioning from Blackboard Outcomes Assessment to Canvas Outcomes

    Hello! People who have converted from Blackboard to Canvas, how did you handle the transition between how the Bb Outcomes Assessment tool works vs. how Canvas Outcomes work? Maybe I'm missing it, but I don't see a way...
    Sarah Aldridge
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  • Adaptive release in Canvas

    What's the equivalent of Adaptive release in Blackboard?
    Randolph Decker
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  • BB Course Clean Up Instructions Prior to Canvas Migration?

    Hi All, Our university, Tarleton State U in Texas, is moving to Canvas from BB in Fall 2019.  I'm looking for any resources anyone might have concerning what you should tell faculty (instructions) on cleaning up...
    Doug Hanna
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  • Bug?: Bad equation rendering in feedback of Blackboard created quizes

    Hi,   I have a question about rendering equations in the comments/feedback section of questions migrated from Blackboard.   1    When opening quizz-questions originally created in Blackboard...
    Niels Smits
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  • Bad feedback-rendering of Blackboard created quizes

    I am an assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam. We recently (August 2018) moved from Blackboard to Canvas. In Blackboard we used weekly tests to monitor our students on their statistics skills. We migrated...
    Niels Smits
    created by Niels Smits
  • Kaltura Media and the Old LMS > New LMS

    Hello all,   I'm just curious if anyone in the group has worked on migrating courses that rely heavily on Kaltura media to Canvas. It doesn't appear to be something that a standard export/import job can handle. ...
    Benjamin Rodriguez
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  • Importing Canvas cartridges into other LMS?

    We developed 30 OER-enabled Canvas sample course shells that are WCAUG 2.0 accessible and are aligned with effective online teaching & learning strategies. 29 of the shells have OpenStax OER textbooks embedded in ...
    Barbara Illowsky
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  • Bb to Canvas Course Migrations

    Hello,   My university is coming up on the great transition from Blackboard to Canvas in the Summer. I have a few questions on users that have done this transition:   1. Did you do a mass export of Black...
    KARI JOHNSON
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  • Blackboard SafeAssign

    Another question has popped up with our transition! I hope you can help! How did your institution go about finalizing SafeAssign? Instructors are wanting to save reports for their records so that they are aware of pla...
    KARI JOHNSON
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  • How can I get my recorded lectures to play in Canvas (they worked in BB)?

    We are transitioning from BB to Canvas.  My recorded lectures have been imported, but I cannot get them to play.  I used Hughes Presenter to narrate my powerpoints when recording my lectures.  The probl...
    Susan Friedeck
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  • Blackboard Ultra - any hints?

    Hi all from Tasmania! We are about to embark on a migration from Fronter to Canvas and an upgrade from Blackboard Collaborate to Ultra for our video conferencing software. Are there any users out there with any tips/h...
    Nicole Reeve
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