Third Party Tools

Interested in having a third party tool piloted?

If you are interested in having a third party tool piloted, please submit your request via LMS Help. Please note that not all requested third party tools may be installed for piloting; all requested third party tools must go through verification testing and review.

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
  • Quiz Extensions 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 Quiz Extensions.
  • 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 Feedback Studio Tool.
  • VoiceThread
  • WileyPLUS
  • YouTube

Piloted Tools
The following tools are only available in certain courses where they are being piloted for Spring 2019.

  • 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.
  • 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 a tool that provides improved analytics for tracking student data. Since this new 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.
  • Chem101 is a chemistry specific tool that allows students to interact with and respond to an instructor in real time, and receive automated feedback to use in classroom discussions.
  • Cognii 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.
  • Connect4Education is fully integrated learning environment including, rich communication tools, offline multimedia access robust assessments and full ADA 508 compliance.
  • Due Date Changer allows users to change the dates of assignments, assessments, and graded discussion boards all in one place. Learn more about using Due Date Changer.
  • FIU Check-In is a third-party attendance tool that can be used in Canvas.
  • iMathAS is a web-based math assessment tool for delivery and automatic grading of math homework and tests. Questions are algorithmically generated and numerical, and math expression answers can be computer graded.
  • iPeer is a tool used to develop and deliver rubric-like evaluations for peer reviews. The tool fully integrates with Canvas and can import course rosters, groups, and sync grades back to Canvas.
  • Playposit is an easy-to-use tool that lets teachers add interactivity to streaming video content from popular sites like YouTube and Vimeo.
  • Practice.xyz is a video based tool that allows instructors to prompt and ask questions to students as their lecture video plays. If enabled, students can also respond with a video recording of their own.
  • Respondus StudyMate Campus makes it easy for teachers and students to create flash cards, self-assessments, and learning games. Its main purpose is to provide students with interactive games for self-assessment.
  • Typsy is a tool that is a repository of videos of various hospitality management topics that can be added as lessons to assignments. Typsy also allows for instructors to track a student’s progress in watching the lessons assigned to them.
  • UDOIT is a tool that helps gauge a course’s ADA compliance to assist elevated users with editing or adding additional accessibility formatting needed.
  • zyBooks is a tool for creating interactive content that helps students learn challenging topics.