Canvas is a web-based learning management system, or LMS. It is used by instructors and students to access and manage online course learning materials and communicate about skill development and learning achievement. Canvas includes a variety of customizable course creation and management tools, course and user analytics and statistics, and internal communication tools.
Gradecraft helps you utilize gameful methodologies and apply them to the design of your learning environment. We do this through state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS) features such as “The Points Planner”, learning analytics, flexible rubrics, leveling system for students, badges, leaderboards, and unlocks and gating. Gradecraft was created to support gameful learning which is a pedagogical approach inspired by techniques and methods found in well-designed games. It utilizes concepts such as earning up, increased autonomy, freedom to fail opportunities, and tangible progress for students.