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Equivalencies Chart – Blackboard to Canvas

This chart is intended to help instructors locate tools from BlackBoard in Canvas. It will tell you the equivalent of those tools and options in Canvas, where to find them, and offers links to both text and video guides on how to use them.

Blackboard Equivalent in Canvas How To
Announcements Announcements What are Announcements?

Announcements Overview (Video)

Course Task

Turnitin Assignment

Assignments What are Assignments?

Assignments Overview (Video)

Course Calendar Calendar What is the Calendar?

Calendar Overview (Video)

Collaborate Ultra

BlackBoard IM



What is Chat?

What are Conferences?

Chat Overview (Video)

Conferences Overview (Video)

Customizations Import Content What is the Course Import too?

Courses: Creation & Management (Video)

Module Page

Content Page

Modules What are Modules?

Modules: Creation & Management (Video)

Discussion Board Discussions What are Discussions?

Discussions Overview (Video)

Grade Center Grades What are Grades and the Gradebook?

How do I use the Gradebook?

What is SpeedGrader?

Gradebook Overview (Video)

SpeedGrader Overview (Video)

Groups Groups What are Student Groups?

Groups: Creation & Management (Video)

Send Mail Conversations


How do I use Conversations?

Communication Overview (Video)

Content – Files

Content Collection

Files What are Files?

Files: Add Course Content (Video)

Rich Content Editor Rich Content Editor What is the Rich Content Editor?

Rich Content Editor (Video)

Properties Settings How do I use course settings?

Course Settings (Video)

Contacts People How do I use the People page?

People Overview (Video)

Evaluation Course Analytics What are Analytics?

Course Analytics (Video)

Content Area Syllabus How do I use the Syllabus?

Courses: Creation & Management (Video)

Tests, Surveys, and Pools Quizzes What are Quizzes?

Quizzes Overview (Video)

Wiki Pages How do I create a new page in my course?

Pages: Creation and Management (Video)

Blackboard App Mobile App IOS Guide

Android Guide

Canvas Teacher App

 Outcomes What are Outcomes?