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Learning Management Systems at UC San Diego

Canvas dashboard

What is an LMS?

Many instructors use a Learning Management System (LMS) for activities such as maintaining a gradebook, providing online course content, conducting online quizzes and examinations, and more. For the past few years, UC San Diego depended on TritonEd (powered by BlackBoard) as its LMS. However, TritonEd will be replaced by Canvas (powered by Instructure). Wondering what a Canvas course looks like? Check out some sample courses below:

The transition begins Winter 2019, and will be completed by Spring 2020. You can familiarize yourself with Canvas by going through the pages below:

  1. Canvas features
  2. Differences between TritonEd and Canvas
  3. Five-step checklist to get you started in Canvas