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Equivalencies Chart – Sakai to Canvas

This chart is intended to help instructors locate tools from Sakai 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.

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

Announcements Overview (Video)

Assignments Assignments What are Assignments?

Assignments Overview (Video)

Calendar Calendar What is the Calendar?

Calendar Overview (Video)

Chat Rooms Chats


What is Chat?

What are Conferences?

Chat Overview (Video)

Conferences Overview (Video)

Course Content Import Import Content What is the Course Import too?

Courses: Creation & Management (Video)

Course Content Modules


Modules What are Modules?

Modules: Creation & Management (Video)

Forums Discussions What are Discussions?

Discussions Overview (Video)

Gradebook 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)

Mailtool Conversations


How do I use Conversations?

Communication Overview (Video)

Resources 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)

Schedule Calendar What is the Calendar?

Calendar Overview (Video)

Site Info Settings How do I use course settings?

Course Settings (Video)

Site Members People How do I use the People page?

People Overview (Video)

Statistics Course Analytics What are Analytics?

Course Analytics (Video)

Syllabus Syllabus How do I use the Syllabus?

Courses: Creation & Management (Video)

Tests & Quizzes Quizzes What are Quizzes?

Quizzes Overview (Video)

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

Pages: Creation and Management (Video)

N/A – No mobile app available Mobile App IOS Guide

Android Guide

Canvas Teacher App

If you have any further questions about the migration process, check our Getting Started in Canvas for Instructors.