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2014-04-23 12:27:50

-New Resource Catalog Currently Houses More than 130 Education Apps SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure, the technology company serving the learning market through its cloud software platform, today announced it has launched EduAppCenter.com, an open resource Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) catalog that currently houses more than 130 education apps. These apps integrate with most major Learning Management System (LMS) vendors in K-12 and higher...

2014-04-10 16:29:38

New service streamlines the integration of LMS with student information systems through the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) SALT LAKE CITY, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure made an appeal for greater collaboration among education technology vendors with its announcement today of a new service that simplifies the integration of its Canvas learning management system with K-12 student databases. Built on the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF), an industry...

2014-04-03 08:39:40

Massive Open Online Course on Women's Leadership Marks First MOOC for Bay Path College, First-Ever MOOC in Conjunction With a Conference LONGMEADOW, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Path College is pleased to announce the launch of "Advancing Women's Leadership Series: Own Your Story," a massive open online course (MOOC) on Instructure's Canvas Network that will serve as a companion piece to Bay Path's upcoming Women's Leadership Conference. Delivered by The American Women's...

2014-04-02 12:34:49

First MOOC for EDUCAUSE to be taught by UCF and hosted on Instructure's Canvas Network SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that the University of Central Florida (UCF) and EDUCAUSE are teaming up to offer "BlendKit2014 - Becoming a Blended Learning Designer," a free massive open online course (MOOC) on the merits and methods of blended learning. The "BlendKit2014" course on Instructure's Canvas Network marks EDUCAUSE's first foray into the MOOC...

2014-03-05 12:29:55

Independent Panel of Judges Names 15 Award Recipients SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced at SXSWedu in Austin, Texas, the winners of Canvas Grants, a program that awards $100,000 in education grants to spur technological innovation from within the education community. The program provides $50,000 for K-12 initiatives and $50,000 for select projects in higher education. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121101/SF04201LOGO "Our goal is to fuel...

2014-02-20 12:31:38

- Free Canvas Program, myPLACE Online, Will Help Adult Learners in Philadelphia Improve Basic Literacy and Work-Readiness Skills as Part of Mayoral Initiative SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that it has partnered with the Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy to curb the city's poverty rate through an adult literacy program offered on the Canvas learning management system. The program, myPLACE Online, seeks to reduce...

2013-09-04 08:26:03

Massive open online course will use AMC's hit TV series to teach concepts from scholarly fields such as social science, public health, mathematics and physics NEW YORK, SALT LAKE CITY, and IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMC, Instructure and the University of California, Irvine today announced the joint production of a massive open online course (MOOC) exploring a broad range of scholarly topics through the lens of a hypothetical zombie apocalypse. (Photo:...

2013-08-01 08:40:49

For the first time, Penn is moving to one learning management system SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that the University of Pennsylvania has chosen Canvas as its universitywide learning management system (LMS). After evaluating Canvas' use by the Penn Libraries, the Graduate School of Education, the Penn Law School and the Wharton School, Penn chose to move the entire university to a unified learning management system on Canvas. (Logo:...

2013-06-20 16:25:09

LTI App Bounty Winners Also Announced PARK CITY, Utah, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure released today at InstructureCon 2013 its all-new Canvas App Center with more than 100 educational apps. The App Center is immediately available in the cloud to educational institutions using Canvas as their learning management system. The App Center allows individual teachers, administrators and students to install third-party apps on the Canvas platform with one click. Instructure also...

2013-05-22 12:33:07

Frameworks for six general education courses now freely available through Canvas by Instructure PORTLAND, Oregon and SALT LAKE CITY, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumen Learning and Instructure broke new ground for open education today with the introduction of six open course frameworks that make teaching with open content easier and more effective than ever before. Now freely available for anyone to access through the Canvas platform, these frameworks serve as blueprints instructors...