Getting Started with the Canvas and Lucid Visual Collaboration Suite



On June 15, 2024, the Lucid Visual Collaboration Suite (LucidChart and LucidSpark) was made generally available to all Canvas LMS customers. This integration gives educators and students alike an elevated teaching and learning experience in Canvas LMS through interactive assignments, collaborative whiteboarding, and more engaging activities. For those who are interested in trying out some of the capabilities that Lucid can bring to your curriculum, we are excited to give the Community a set of videos that will help walk you through some of the basics with Lucid. These resources have been provided by our friends at Lucid, and they outline some of the basics.


To get started, we provide some step-by-step guidance on setting up the integration: 


Next, we give guidance on embedding collaborative activities within your Canvas LMS content: 


Lastly, we have a video that outlines how to create assignments with Lucid within Canvas LMS: 


For those who are curious for more information, please continue to follow the Product Blog in the Community as well as stay tuned for training resources (which will also be included in the Product Blog) provided by Lucid and Instructure.