Mizzou Canvas Migration Resources and Support for Faculty and Instructors

Migration Help

Choosing your course home page in Canvas
In Canvas, you have some control over the course home page—the first page that students see when they log in. Under the Course Status menu on t...
[Updated on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM]
Setting Notification Preferences
You can personalize your notification preferences to determine which course activities you wish to receive notifications for, how often you wish to b...
[Updated on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 11:59 AM]
Modify your Course Navigation
The Course Navigation Menu in Canvas is not as customizable as it is in Blackboard. You can still choose which menu items are available to students...
[Updated on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:05 PM]
Transitioning SafeAssignments to Turnitin Feedback Studio Assignments
SafeAssign is a plagiarism-checking tool specific to Blackboard. SafeAssignments transfer into Canvas as regular Assignments.  These assignments will need t...
[Updated on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:09 AM]
Restructuring Blogs/Journals/Wikis in Canvas
Blogs, Journals and Wikis are Blackboard collaboration tools.  Canvas does not have Blogs/Journals and they do not import.  Wikis import as individual Ca...
[Updated on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:30 AM]
Blogs, Wikis and Journal in Canvas
Blogs, wikis and journals are social media tools used in courses to provide students with options for reflecting, critical thinking or peer in...
[Updated on Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 12:50 PM]
Transitioning Quizzes and Surveys to Canvas
Blackboard Tests, Surveys, and Pools will import as Canvas Quizzes.  Some quiz and survey question formats do not exist in Canvas (Hot Spot, Calculated N...
[Updated on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:27 AM]
Reconfiguring Adaptive Release rules into Prerequisites and Requirements
The Adaptive Release function in Blackboard releases course content based on rules. Canvas uses Prerequisites and Requirements to control availability of...
[Updated on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 2:12 PM]
Reorganizing Content and Folders into Modules
Blackboard content can be organized in folders.  Canvas organizes content in Modules and does not have folders. When imported, the Blackboard course item...
[Updated on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 12:40 PM]
Recreating Course Links in Canvas
Blackboard Course Links are shortcuts to items or tools within the same course site.  They do not import into Canvas and will need to be recreated. ...
[Updated on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:28 AM]