Canvas is adopted faster and more extensively than any other LMS

  • As more Florida institutions migrate to Canvas, there is an opportunity for greater inter-institutional cooperation with purchasing agreements, training, and accessibility.
  • Canvas is Cloud hosted so there is no maintenance, upgrade or patch downtimes.
  • Canvas has experienced a 99.997 uptime the past year with only 3 minutes of system interruptions.
  • Clean Interface: Canvas is straightforward and simple, which lets the instructor’s content be the focus.
  • Instructors can build courses more easily.
  • SpeedGrader allows instructors to give feedback much easier.
  • Students report that the Mobile App was a significant advantage and the ability to use Canvas on a smartphone or tablet scored high in the research.
  • Students can view their final grade throughout the term using “the hypothetical grade” function.
  • Calendar tool helps students stay organized.


Features include a cleaner interface, easier building experience, and SpeedGrader. Students report increased satisfaction due to hypothetical grades, a superior mobile app, and simplified group work.


Get Ready

ATC offers training opportunities in multiple formats: text-based documentation, face-to-face sessions with an instructional designer, group training classes, Live@Lunch 1-hour webinars, and video-based training.

Training Resources


ATC has created a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help you with the transition to Canvas. If you have questions please visit here before emailing

F.A.Q. List


The Academic Technology Center (ATC) provides faculty support and training programs in support of excellence in online curriculum and instruction.  

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