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Canvas Update – November 19, 2022

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Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (November 19), Account Calendars allow institutions to share important dates with instructors and students. In Outcomes, instructors can quickly view an alignment summary of course Outcomes. Also, the Schedule Page Publication feature option default status […]

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Canvas Update – October 15, 2022

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Canvas Update – October 15, 2022

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (October 15), Inbox functionality has been updated to provide improved accessibility and quality experiences. New Features File Visibility Access – This update allows instructors to manage the visibility of specific files in public courses for […]

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New Feature Review – Canvas Quizzing Tool

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We’ve been waiting for a long time for Canvas’ new Quizzing tool to be released, and it’s ALMOST here! It’s ready enough that I feel comfortable introducing it to WPI for this year. Classic Quizzes and New Quizzes can be used simultaneously for the next year before we transition officially to the new and improved […]

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Canvas Update – April 16, 2022

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Canvas Update – April 16, 2022

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (April 16), this Apply Score to Ungraded Assignments feature allows scores to be applied to multiple ungraded submissions at once. This change allows instructors to apply scores to ungraded submissions en masse from an assignment […]

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Canvas Update – March 19, 2022

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Canvas Update – March 19, 2022

Note: There were no updates for February 2022. Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (March 19), the Equation Editor includes an improved user experience across Canvas courses. This change provides mobile responsiveness and enhanced user experience across Canvas courses. When a […]

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Did You Know? Canvas Gradebook CSV Export (with some exciting updates)!

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Did You Know? Canvas Gradebook CSV Export (with some exciting updates)!

Are you a Microsoft Excel pro? Do you live and breathe spreadsheets with complicated functions and formulas?  Then this pro tip is for you! Canvas has the ability to export your course Gradebook to Excel and then allows you to import the CSV back into Canvas for students. Some of the benefits of this are: […]

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Canvas Update – January 15, 2022

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Happy New Year! The first update of 2022 has many small but helpful changes to Canvas. Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (January 15th), the expanded or collapsed state of the Course Navigation Menu persists throughout all Canvas courses. In the […]

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Canvas Update – November 20, 2021

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Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (November 20th), the word count for text submissions is displayed in SpeedGrader. For students, the Assignment Details page indicates whether comments have been added as an annotation or within a rubric. And in the List […]

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Adding Waitlisted Students to Canvas

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If you would like to add a student to your Canvas course site before they are officially added to your Workday roster please take the following steps below: Go to your Canvas course site Click on +People Make sure the Email Address radio button is selected Type or paste the student’s email address in the […]

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Canvas Updates – October 16, 2021

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*September’s release notes did not have any notable changes to our instance of Canvas. Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (October 16), the Account, Course, and User Navigation Menus remain sticky and are always visible on their respective pages. Additionally, course […]

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