New learning platform, Canvas, will be available on an opt-in basis


Florida students may soon be better poised for a seamless transition as they transfer courses between public colleges and universities in the state after the State University System entered into an agreement with Canvas, an online learning platform.

The agreement is the latest step in implementing the State University System’s 2025 Strategic Plan for Online Education, which is designed to enhance quality, access, and affordability of online courses and programs in state universities.

The decision to pursue a common learning management system came after 65 percent of students in a...

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