Canvas at Santa Monica College
Starting in Spring 2016, Santa Monica College will transition from the Pearson Learning Studio/eCollege to
Canvas will be integrated with the services available across the system-wide initiatives including Online Tutoring and Student Readiness Modules.
Professional development opportunities for using Canvas will be provided through the initiative at no cost.
Course migration support will be provided. Details will be forthcoming
Santa Monica College licensing of eCollege costs will be reduced by utilizing the OEI Initiative.
This transition includes all course sections previously taught using Pearson LearningStudio/eCollege.
Our Pearson LearningStudio/eCollege contract ends with the completion of Fall 2016.
We plan to run parallel Canvas and Pearson LearningStudio/eCollege installations Summer 2016; faculty may opt in to use Canvas beginning Spring/Second 8 Weeks 2016.
Full migration of distance education courses will be completed at the end of Fall 2016.
eCompanion migration is also slated for completion by the end of Fall 2016. Please understand that the first priority will be fully online and hybrid courses.