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The following chart details the names of common tools in Canvas and their Blackboard equivalents.
Communication with students about course events, content availability, course schedule changes, etc.
Create and administer assignments in a course.
Take attendance for an online or in-person course.
Determines if a course or content item will be accessible to students.
Shared calendar for course events.
Integration with Word, Powerpoint and Excel Online.
Share course materials with others in your institution or publicly with any Canvas instructor.
Virtual Classroom with whiteboard, chat, audio/video capabilities
Send messages to other people in your courses.
Interactive communication between two or more people; users can participate in a conversation with an entire class or group.
Echo360 (Previously "Echocenter")
Lecture Capture recordings
Collect and document educational projects, submissions, experiences, and other work products. Users can share with other students, instructors, and/or future employers.
Course file storage.
Input and calculate student grades.
Create subsets of your students that have their own group page. These groups can submit assignments and use course tools to communicate with each other.
Organize course content and guide student experience.
Be alerted via email, mobile, etc.
Track mastery in a course.
Text, images and other course content.
Enables students to provide feedback on another student's assignment submission
Users & Groups/Course Roster
View everyone enrolled in your course.
Create and administer online quizzes and surveys.
Assessment tool for communicating expectations. Assists during grading.
Manage your course settings.
Quickly grade and annotate student submissions.
Student Preview Mode
Temporarily login to your course as a student.
Post your course syllabus.
Role that can create and manage course content.
Non-term courses commonly used for student or staff organizations.