Canvas Accelerates Efficient and Effective Learning in PH

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Canvas Accelerates Efficient and Effective Learning in PH


With all the big steps the Philippines is currently making to boost its educational sector, the learning management system Canvas has been made available by educational technology company Instructure Inc. in the country. This educational tool is designed to create a compelling teaching and learning experience for K to 12 to higher and further education students.

With its customizable, user-friendly interface, Canvas simplifies the learning experience online, mobile or tablet. It also facilitates easy integration of content, applications, tools and services that teachers need to share, to catalyze discussion and encourage students to share inputs and participate in discussions. Canvas is cloud based, which means features and functions are regularly updated and pushed out to customers, and the platform is reliable with 99.9% uptime.

Welcoming Paradigm Shifts

"One of the most interesting developments in the past decade has been toward the integration of learning management tools to facilitate more efficient, participative, and collaborative learning, making the educational process easier for both teachers and students," explains Troy Martin, Director, APAC Sales at Instructure, Inc. "With this advancement, we've seen the "thinning the walls" of the classroom over the years -- engaging a larger, authentic community in the process."

For teachers of fully online courses, Instructure has seen a shift toward greater social interaction, providing more opportunities for collaboration; both enabled by improved technology (Canvas) and a natural result of continual changes to course design.

For teachers of traditional classroom based courses, there is also a shift from using the LMS primarily as a content repository - a place to store syllabi and resources - to one which truly changes the learning experience. …

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