Transforming your teaching experience with Canvas

The University of Stirling is introducing a new Learning Management System to help transform your teaching experience. Canvas is launching in the new academic year, fully supported by ongoing training and support for staff.

Canvas is a learning management system that puts the user experience at the core of its functionality. It is easy to use, intuitive and engaging. Canvas will help Stirling deliver an interactive, collaborative and technology- friendly learning environment. It is already widely adopted across UK, Ivy League and other international universities and education providers.

Canvas Information

There is a programme of Canvas training available to staff. This consists of an Introductory Training session that was delivered on-site by Canvas, weekly drop-in sessions and faculty-specific training and support. Additionally, Canvas provide direct, 24/7 online, telephone and web chat support to the end-user, accessed within the platform.

Once you have completed the Canvas training, click on the Log in to Canvas button below to access the system.

Why Canvas?

  • Canvas will improve the student experience and teaching support.
  • Canvas is a key element of our ambitious plans to transform the digital learning experience.
  • Canvas provides easy mobile access - it accessible from any location, on any device, via a free app, and allows anywhere, anytime learning for students.
  • Canvas offers opportunities for new approaches and styles of teaching.
  • Canvas is an integrated, multimedia platform that is easy to use and intuitive, meaning managing course materials will be easier for both staff and students.
  • Canvas provides 24/7 help and support, details of which are available in the Help section within Canvas. The Information Services team also provide support within normal working hours.
  • Canvas will save time. Its SpeedGrader feature, for instance, improves efficiency of assignment submission and grading.
  • Canvas supports improved assessment and feedback management.
  • Canvas integrates with existing tools and offers improved learning analytics.
  • Canvas offers enhanced communication and collaboration through its messaging, chat and discussion functionality.

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