Canvas, a great way to help teachers plan there tasks
December 02, 2021

Canvas, a great way to help teachers plan there tasks

Jarne Horemans | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Canvas

We use it to [communicate] and plan most of the things in terms of tasks and deadlines. The only problems we stumble across are human errors. Canvas itself has almost no problems in my [experience]. Canvas has a lot of [possibility] you can use it for, [besides] that you can implement a lot of external things to make canvas even more [useful].
  • Hardly no bugs or problems[.]
  • Easy navigation on desktop[.]
  • Clean design[.]
  • The navigation is very easy and clear[.]
  • Many possibility's to implement third party features[.]
  • Great design[.]
  • Calendar
  • Upload zone
  • Study coach
  • Planning became way easier[.]
  • There are hard and soft deadlines which makes it nicer when you need to choose what deadline to finish first[.]
  • Canvas made the online [exams] easier to setup[.]
Canvas is more secure, has a cleaner design, and has more features. For the features, they have in common canvas still stacks up against [Smart school] by going for the extra mile. Besidfor e that, [the] canvas looks a lot more [professional] than [Smart school]. I didn't make the decision myself to get canvas instead of [Smart school] but I'm happy they did.

Do you think Canvas delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with Canvas's feature set?


Did Canvas live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Canvas go as expected?

I wasn't involved with the implementation phase

Would you buy Canvas again?


If you have a school you can let teachers easily create new deadlines which [automatically] get shown in the calendar. Teachers can also [temporarily] hide deadlines [until] they've given the explanation about the tasks. [Besides] that the teacher can also choose what should be uploaded, should it be a link, file, pdf, link,...

Canvas Feature Ratings

Course authoring
Course catalog or library
Mobile friendly
Progress tracking & certifications
Compliance management
Learning administration
Learning reporting & analytics
Social learning

Evaluating Canvas and Competitors

Using Canvas

Everything is very easy to find in not to many clicks. The navigationbar is labbeled correctly which helps a lot.
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Feel confident using
  • navigation
  • upload/download from files
  • creating new tasks/notes in your calendar
  • you can't lock a note in your agenda
Yes - It's a bit complicated and sometimes bugs with your keyboard.