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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent State University students utilized Blackboard for online learning purposes until the university fully migrated to Canvas in 2022.

From Blackboard to Canvas

Adam Kring, Reporter February 6, 2023

The university announced in 2020 the school’s home for online learning would no longer be Blackboard Learn, but rather Instructure Canvas. Upon hearing this announcement, many students and faculty...

Sarah Malcolm is the director of international partnerships, marketing and Communication at Kent State University

Kent State drives international enrollment through exchange program with Brazilian university

Halena Sepulveda Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State partnered with the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) in 2018 to create The American Academy program that aimed to push international enrollment and boost a relationship between...

Kent State faculty and students are adapting to the new learning management system, Canvas. The university has transitioned from Blackboard to Canvas this fall. 

From Blackboard to Canvas, survey respondents want a user-friendly learning system

Alexus Rayzer Reporter September 17, 2021

Canvas met expectations among Kent State faculty and students as the campus adapts to the transition of the learning system.At the end of 2019, the university’s existing contract with Blackboard ended...

Canvas training

University makes progress on transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 18, 2021

After the announcement of switching the university’s content management system from Blackboard to Canvas, faculty are gaining access to the system and students will be able to do so in the near future. Jim...

Search for new learning management system continues

The Learning Management System (LMS) committee published a Request for Proposal (RFP) and received three responses from vendors, one of which could replace the current LMS, Blackboard Learn.The three vendors...

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