Boundless, Canvas offer cloud-powered content via LMS

By Laura Devaney
November 10th, 2015

Users of the Canvas LMS will have access to Boundless’ digital content library

lms-digitalBoundless, a provider of modular courseware backed by data analytics for teachers and learners, has announced an alliance partnership with the Canvas learning management system (LMS) from Instructure.

The integration, Boundless’ first with an LMS, gives Canvas users access to the Boundless library of more than 10,000 pieces of digital content in over 20 subjects, fully vetted and customizable with Boundless’ content-creation services, study materials and assessment items. Boundless is currently available to all Canvas users through the EduAppCenter.

“Educators who use the Canvas LMS are already innovating in the classroom and have seen the powerful impact that technology can have on outcomes. With the addition of Boundless to Canvas LMS, they now have the ability to further personalize the learning experience for their students with a wealth of digital materials that they can customize to best fit their curriculum,” said Ariel Diaz, founder and CEO, Boundless. “This is the future of teaching and learning, and alongside Canvas, we’re helping to make it a reality.”

Access to Boundless is free for instructors and enables them to easily incorporate digital, educational resources into their classrooms.

Boundless’ customizable services empower educators to create the content that helps to ensure students learn from the most relevant and engaging materials possible and harnesses real-time data analytics to personalize education and improve student outcomes. For students, Boundless provides an alternative to traditional textbooks at $29.99 per student, per class.

“We want to elevate learning through technology, and a big part of that is bringing together powerful educational tools that work with the Canvas platform,” said Melissa Loble, vice president of Partners and Programs at Instructure. “With Boundless, we’re giving educators in Canvas a way to easily choose, customize and share digital content.”

Boundless content is modular, openly licensed and tagged with assessment items to support mapping content to learning outcomes, helping build the foundation for personalized learning. All content contributions to Boundless are reviewed by a team of experts, ensuring all materials reach the highest quality standard before being made available. For students, Boundless courseware can be accessed on computer, tablet or on its e-reading application, available on any mobile device.

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About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura

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