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Services that are available to students.

Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s multi-tenant, cloud-based directory, and identity management service that combines core directory services, application access management, and identity protection into a single solution. Azure AD also offers a rich, standards-based platform that enables developers to deliver access control to their applications, based on centralized policy and rules.

Azure AD supports the SAML 2.0, openID Connect 1.0, OAuth 2.0, and wS-Federation 12 authentication protocols.

Canvas

Canvas is Middlebury’s learning management system, and course sites can be provisioned using CourseHub.

Canvas allows you to:

  • Conduct online, asynchronous discussions with your students;
  • Provide feedback and post grades for assignments;
  • Upload documents, videos, audio files, and more;
  • Post deadlines and reminders through the calendar and announcements;
  • Manage group work assignments;
  • Connect via video conference with individual students, a whole class, or guest speakers.

CAS

Central Authentication Service (CAS) Single Sign-On system.

CAS provides authentication services to many applications utilizing the CAS 2.0, CAS 3.0, and SAML 1.1 protocols.

Course Hub

The Course Hub is a provisioning and finding aid that provides access to online resources for courses. Students and instructors see all of the courses they are taking and teaching for each semester. Instructors can provision new online resources with a few clicks, while students get links to all resources associated with each course.

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