Utah based Instructure Inc. developed the Canves learning management system using the Ruby on Rails framework. The software incorporates JQuery, HTML5 and CSS3. Its key features are: SpeedGrader™ which allows for fast assignment grading; a content editor to embed videos, audio and photos; online testing; communications preferences to get notifications via Facebook or text message; assignment submission; integrated calendar; groups and real time reporting to monitor user activity.
Canvas is available in two versions. The open source Canvas CV and Canvas Cloud which requires a paid service subscription.
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