Western adopts new learning management system

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Western adopts new learning management system

Katy Mooney
Photo by Jan 22, 2020
 

Western Colorado University will begin the transition from Blackboard to Canvas this semester.

This spring semester, some Western courses will transition from Blackboard to Canvas learning management system. By summer 2020, all classes will use Canvas.

Students should confirm with their instructors whether they are using Blackboard or Canvas this spring.

All students will have access to Canvas, even if their courses are still using Blackboard. Students enrolled in Canvas pilot program courses will see their courses listed on their Canvas dashboards. 

Students may log into Canvas using their Western credentials via the Current Students webpage or from the Canvas login page.

Canvas provides several valuable tools: 

Any interested student may begin learning about Canvas by viewing the materials on Canvas' guide to getting started.