Learning Management System Change - Start Using Canvas

Canvas will replace Illinois Compass 2g (Blackboard Learn) by 2022. To learn more about the transition to Canvas, please visit the Canvas Transition site. There you can request a Canvas Space, register to attend training courses this summer, or explore Canvas 101 on your own.

We are also invite instructors who've never used a learning management system to see what Canvas can offer for your classes. Please watch this brief video highlighting some of the key features.

Engineering IT has eLearning Specialists ready to help you plan for this transition, explore your options for migrating existing class content, or simply answer your questions about the new learning management system. Email engrit-help@illinois.edu to connect with our staff.

Essential Teaching Resources and Tools

We've created a side-by-side comparison of instructional resources and highlighted our recommendations for instructors.

Essential Teaching Resources and Tools

Blended Learning Recommendations

A listing of recommendations and considerations when teaching in the classroom while providing online content as well.

Blended Learning Recommendations

Consultation for Teaching Online

Engineering IT is offering consultation to assist instructors moving their teaching online with Echo360, Kaltura, and Zoom.
Email engrit-help-media@illinois.edu to make a reservation for consultation.


It is difficult for Engineering IT to support tools and services we do not already deliver or support. Faculty, staff, and instructors should be cautious about seeking new tools that have not been vetted for accessibility, security, or suitability.