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Introducing the new Canvas and Microsoft Teams integration

Filed in Canvas, features, HowTo, online, updates by on August 13, 2021 0 Comments
Introducing the new Canvas and Microsoft Teams integration

New this Fall! (We’ve been waiting all Summer for this!) Microsoft and Canvas have developed 2 new Canvas apps to connect the conferencing tool Teams Meetings and collaboration tool Teams, and make them super simple to sync up with your existing Canvas course site. An update to the existing OneDrive LTI app is coming soon. […]

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Canvas Update – June 19, 2021

Filed in Canvas, updates by on June 9, 2021 0 Comments

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (June 19th), Comments can be added and saved for reuse within SpeedGrader. This change allows graders to save frequently used comments in SpeedGrader and be reused across multiple students and assignments. When instructors and other graders […]

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Canvas Update – May 15, 2021

Filed in Canvas, updates by on May 11, 2021 0 Comments

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (May 15), instructors can use an annotated assignment type to upload a file for students to annotate and submit directly in Canvas. This change allows instructors to provide a file as an assignment and allow […]

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Canvas Update – April 17, 2021

Filed in Canvas, updates by on April 14, 2021 0 Comments
Canvas Update – April 17, 2021

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (April 17), the Course Settings Participation menu includes an option to select course dates by term or course. Term start and end dates are displayed in the page. When instructors view the Settings page for […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday – Customizing Your Canvas Notifications

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, HowTo by on April 6, 2021 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday – Customizing Your Canvas Notifications

Did you know you can customize your Canvas notifications by course? You can and it’s super convenient! First, some general information about how notifications work in Canvas. Notifications in Canvas are set by the user. An instructor cannot force course notifications to be sent to students’ email. Students are responsible for setting their own notifications. […]

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Canvas Update – March 20, 2021

Filed in Canvas, updates by on March 17, 2021 0 Comments

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (March 20), students can use their webcam to submit File Upload assignments. In SpeedGrader, instructors can reassign an assignment to an individual student and ask them to redo their submission. In Course Settings, the Participation […]

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Canvas Teacher Release Notes January/February 2021: Android & iOS

Filed in Canvas, updates by on March 2, 2021 0 Comments

Android In Canvas Teacher 1.12, the syllabus can be edited in the app. Canvas Android app version updates are distributed in a phased rollout, which distributes the update to all users over time. The features in these notes may not immediately be available as an update in the Play Store. The Canvas Teacher Android App requires Android […]

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Canvas Student Release Notes January/February 2021: Android & iOS

Filed in Canvas, updates by on March 2, 2021 0 Comments

Android In Canvas Student 6.10, assignments that do not require a submission do not include a submissions button. Canvas Android app version updates are distributed in a phased rollout, which distributes the update to all users over time. The features in these notes may not immediately be available as an update in the Play Store. […]

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Canvas Update – February 20, 2021

Filed in Canvas, updates by on February 15, 2021 0 Comments

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (February 20), LaTeX equations can be entered in any Canvas text field, and MathJax is loaded if Canvas detects an equation image added by delimited LaTeX characters. The Rich Content Editor includes a pretty HTML […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday – Improved access to Canvas Student View

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, features, updates by on January 5, 2021 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday – Improved access to Canvas Student View

Happy new year! Over break, Canvas was busy making improvements to make your life a tiny bit easier in 2021. You may notice this new icon that looks like a set of glasses on various pages in Canvas: This is the new “Student View” icon that allows instructors to view what their course site looks […]

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