Compare Tools : Canvas to Owlspace

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

Comparison of Owl-Space and Canvas Tools

Below you will find a tool mapping for the comparable tool 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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