Canvas LMS Will Replace Blackboard as Miami Dade College’s Learning Platform

IBL News | New York

Instructure (NYSE: INST) reported an important gain across the competitive market of the LMSs this week.

The Salt Lake City, Utah-based, publicly-traded company announced that Miami Dade College (MDC) selected its Canvas LMS platform to serve over 120,000 students.

This way, Blackboard, now part of Anthology, will be replaced by competitor Canvas LMS.

“Platform reliability is more essential than ever, due to the variability of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent surge in online education,” said Melissa Loble, Chief Customer Experience Officer at Instructure.Miami Dade has eight campuses and outreach centers, offering over 300 distinct degree pathways, including associate and baccalaureate degrees, college credit certificates, digital badges, rapid credentials, and apprenticeships, and more.

“Our mission is to change lives through accessible, high-quality teaching and learning experiences, and using Canvas will help us advance that goal,” said Dr. Malou C. Harrison, Provost at Miami Dade College.