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How was the decision made?

In February of 2016, the Office of Distance Education and eLearning received a recommendation from the LMS Advisory Committee, after reviewing data from extensive pilots involving more than 4000 participants, to shift the engine that runs Carmen from D2L to Canvas. The decision to adopt Canvas (pending contract negotiations) was based on the affirmative recommendation from the LMS Advisory Committee, data from both pilot semesters, and a series of extensive technical analysis produced by the Office of Distance Education and eLearning in conjunction with stakeholders and experts from across the university.