Brown University Selects Canvas over Moodle
The switch to Canvas represents “a really necessary upgrade to kind of move into the 21st century,” he added.
After analyzing over 1,000 faculty and student survey responses and listening to feedback from focus groups, CIS opted for the Canvas platform. When the committee tested different systems in front of groups of students in the Sharpe Refectory last spring, the response to Canvas was overwhelmingly positive, Kagan said.
In many ways, the new system will be like “a blank canvas,” facilitating the addition of new tools as they emerge as well as having multimedia capabilities, Bergeron said.
There seems to be a movement in the LMS air these days…a movement from Moodle to just about anything else in the LMS world. Moodle’s 1990’s technology isn’t cutting it anymore. Anyone adopting Moodle these days is literally adopting technology from the last century. Moodle…1990’s technology in 2011!