Compare Tools : Canvas to OWL-Space

Learning management systems are similar, but not exactly the same. Find out what your favorite OWL-Space tool are called in Canvas.

OWL SPACE TOOL USE CASE CANVAS EQUIVALENT 
 Announcements Posting an announcement to the class Announcements 
 Assignments Private coursework submission and grading Assignments
 Blog  Individual student blogs  blogs.rice.edu
 Chat Room  Real-time message posting  chat
 Classrooms Viewing class time, location & room technology n/a
 Communications folder Using CAIN project resources in your course n/a
 Drop Box  Private file sharing between instructors and students  Several options available
 Email  Emailing one or more course members Conversations/inbox
 Email Archive  Course email address Mailing Lists
 External Tool  LTI connection to external tools Settings> Apps
 Forums  Posting topics and responses Discussions 
 Gradebook  Posting grades Grades 
 Lessons  Building and displaying sequenced learning materials Modules 
 Messages  Private messages to one or more group members Conversations/ Inbox 
 News  Displaying RSS content Announcements> Add external feed
 Podcasts  Distributing media Discussions >Enable Podcast feed
 Polls  Collecting feedback from students Quizzes> Surveys
 PostEm  Posting spreadsheet data to individual students n/a
 Resources  Posting documents Files 
 Roster  Site member list People 
 Schedule  For posting deadlines, events, etc Calendar
 Search Searching course content n/a 
 Section Info Managing sections within the course Settings>sections
 Sign-up Online registration for events, office hours, etc  Calendar> Scheduler
 Site Info Course site setup
 Statistics  Site statistics Course Analytics  Course Stats
 Syllabus Posting a summary, outline, requirements, etc.  Syllabus 
 Tests & Quizzes Quizzes, Exams and Surveys  Quizzes
 Web Content Linking to external website Settings > Apps > Redirect Tool 
 Wiki Collaborative authoring of content Pages



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Owner:Christi C.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-06-13 10:58 CDTUpdated:2018-05-14 13:29 CDT
Sites:Rice University
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