In my last post, I looked at the use of Canvas Instructure by the non-Ivy schools (Stanford and Univerity of Indiana) listed next to the Used by 7 Ivy League Schools label on Canvas Instructure’s Investor Presentation.
According to its homepage,
INSTRUCTURE makes software that makes people smarter.
In this post, I search for evidence of the level of use of Canvas by the featured Ivy League schools and whether it is making anyone smarter at these schools.
Are you like me, one of the 80% of faculty that are satisfied with SSU’s current LMS, Moodle? Surprised that we are rushing to adopt Canvas Instructure, the next-gen LMS, when you don’t even know what next-gen means in this context?
A bit of background, in Nov 2017, I suspected that I might already be last-gen since I’d never heard of Canvas Instructure. I researched whether I could fit in with the next-geners.
Moodle vs Canvas Excerpts from Canvas Instructure’s presentation to Investors Canvas has 20 pages of risk factors in its annual report (Form 10-K filed with the SEC) a few excerpts Financial statements Moodle vs Canvas Why are we focusing any energy on evaluating an alternative to Moodle when 80% of the SSU faculty responding to a survey indicated that they are: “extremely or somewhat satisfied" with Moodle?