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Learning Management

The Learning Management Service supports the sharing and management of class materials (e.g. videos, documents, spreadsheets, etc.), enables course collaboration, and enables the assessment of learning outcomes.

Service Offerings

Learning Management System (Canvas)

Canvas is a cloud-hosted learning management system (LMS), powered by Instructure, that allows Northwestern instructors to deliver course materials, manage grades, and create learning activities and allows students to submit assignments and tests and view grades. Additional Canvas features include mobile apps for both iOS and Android, a calendar, and tools that enable communications between instructor and students including text, video, audio, and attachments.


Learning Management Resources

Teaching & Learning Technologies offers the ability to extend the capabilities of Canvas courses with supported learning apps and digital tools. These resources are extensions to Canvas that can be used in any course at Northwestern to provide an additional tool or functionality for faculty and students.


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Last Updated: 19 February 2019

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