Third Party Tools


 The below third party tools are available through Canvas.

  • Adobe Connect
  • Akindi
  • Barnes and Noble - Purchase Course Materials
  • Barnes and Noble - Research and Adopt Course Materials
  • Bongo
  • Canvas Commons
  • Capsim
  • Cengage Learning MindLinks
  • Course Videos is used for face-to-face course capture/recording purposes.
  • Curriculum Builder
  • ExamSoft Admin Panel
  • FIU Online Accordion
  • Google Apps
  • Honorlock
  • iClicker Cloud (REEF)
  • iClicker Student Registration
  • Knewton
  • LibGuides
  • Lynda.com
  • Macmillan
  • McGraw Hill Campus
  • McGraw Hill Connect
  • NBC Learn
  • Office 365 allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas.
  • Pearson MyLab and Mastering
  • Pearson REVEL
  • ProctorU
  • QuizExtension allows instructors to select students from the class roster and extend their allotted time for all existing quizzes in the course at once. Learn more about using QuizExtension.
  • RealizeIT
  • Redirect Tool
  • Respondus LockDown Browser
  • Respondus StudyMate Class
  • Roll Call Attendance Tracker
  • SCORM
  • Slideshare
  • Turnitin Feedback Studio
  • Turnitin Plagiarism Framework Tool allows for Turnitin's Plagiarism check to be integrated directly into the Canvas Assignment submission box, providing an addtional way to check students' work. Please note that this tool is separate from the Turnitin LTI Tool.
  • VoiceThread
  • WileyPLUS
  • YouTube

Piloted Tools
The following tools are only available in certain courses where they are being piloted for Fall 2018.

  • Arc is a communication tool within Canvas, that allows students and instructors to use video and audio to interact and collaborate. Learn more about Arc features.
  • New Gradebook is an enhanced way to display your gradebook in Canvas. Since this new view by Canvas is still in Beta, we recommend users continue to use the regular gradebook view until the New Gradebook view is formally released. Learn more about New Gradebook features.
  • Nudge is a prototype Canvas service that helps students effectively manage their time and coursework.
  • Quizzes.Next is a new quiz creation tool inside of Canvas. As this tool was recently released, we still recommend users continue to use regular Canvas quizzes. Learn more about Quizzes.Next features.
  • Analytics Beta is an LTI tool that provides improved analytics for tracking student data. Since this new LTI Tool by Canvas is in Beta, we recommend users continue to use the regular course analytics until Analytics Beta is formally released. Learn more about Analytics Beta.
  • ALEKS is an adaptive, artificially-intelligent learning system that provides students with an individualized learning experience tailored to their unique strengths and weaknesses.
  • Cogni allows students to engage in real-time natural language conversation with the Cognii Virtual Learning Assistant to learn a particular topic, get assessed on their comprehension, and receive coaching to master the concepts.
  • FIU Check-In is a third-party attendance tool that can be used in Canvas.
  • Notebowl is a social learning platform that simplifies classroom management and collaboration.
  • NowComment makes it easy to have rich, engaging discussions of online documents, no matter how large (or small) your class.
  • Playposit is an easy-to-use tool that lets teachers add interactivity to streaming video content from popular sites like YouTube and Vimeo.
  • zyBooks is a tool for creating interactive content that helps students learn challenging topics.

Interested in having a third party tool piloted for Spring 2019?

If you are interested in having a third party tool piloted for Spring 2019, please submit your request via LMS Help. Not all requested third party tools may be installed for piloting; all requested third party tools must go through verification testing and review. Your request must be received by Friday, December 7, 2018, to ensure the third party tool can be tested, reviewed, and installed prior to the start of the semester, in a timely manner.