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Canvas Update – March 21, 2020

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Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (March 21), enabled plagiarism reports include updated icons in the Gradebook, SpeedGrader, and the student Grades page, and the Gradebook export CSV file matches the order of the Gradebook. In assignments, the status of re-uploaded […]

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Canvas Update – February 15, 2020

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Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (February 15), Gradebook import CSV files ignore reserved name columns as well as hidden and deleted custom columns. Additionally, Canvas provides a more responsive experience for content scrolling according to web accessibility initiative guidelines. In […]

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Canvas Update -January 18, 2020

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Canvas Update -January 18, 2020

Happy New Year! Thanks for reading about the first Canvas update of the year! Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (January 18), we have a couple new features being added to our instance. The Direct Share feature option allows users to […]

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Canvas Update – December 21, 2019

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Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this release, Global Announcements are included as a notification preference. The BigBlueButton interface allows participants to resize the webcam window during a conference and displays the user who is talking in the left corner of the meeting window. […]

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Canvas Update – November 16, 2019

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Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this release, the Course Card Dashboard can have courses removed as favorites from the course card Options menu. The Microsoft Immersive Reader has been added, this feature option adds accessibility and comprehension to Canvas Pages for learners of […]

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Updates to Canvas Mobile Apps: Teacher

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Updates to Canvas Mobile Apps: Teacher

Android & iOS – Teacher (v. 1.9) Canvas released an update to the Teacher app on both Android and iOS. Download the Canvas Teacher app in the Google Play store. Note: Version 1.9 requires Android 5.0 or later. Download the Canvas Teacher app in the iTunes store. Note: Version 1.9 requires iOS 12.0 or later. Post and Hide Grades Assignments […]

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Canvas Update – October 19, 2019

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Canvas Update – October 19, 2019

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this release, there are 3 major updates to note: New Course Navigation The Admin, Course, and User Navigation Menus have been updated to include color and visual indicators to define active menu items. Additionally, the Course Navigation Menu […]

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Canvas Update – September 21, 2019

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Canvas Update – September 21, 2019

Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this release, in Gradebook, SpeedGrader will now be able to be filtered by student group via an option in course settings. When this feature is enabled, SpeedGrader will only load submissions from a selected group. In New […]

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Canvas Update – August 17, 2019

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Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this release (August 17), the Conferences interface (BigBlueButton) supports breakout rooms and closed captioning. Additionally, the interface is WCAG 2.0 AA Accessible, with some exceptions. In course card images, the Flickr image search has been replaced by […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday – No More Mute Assignment – Welcome Grade Posting Policy!

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Pro Tip Tuesday – No More Mute Assignment – Welcome Grade Posting Policy!

Today’s Pro Tip Tuesday is highlighting a pretty great new tool that was released this past weekend that’s going to save you a lot of time and clicks if you use Canvas’ gradebook. Canvas’ New Gradebook tool is doing away with our old friend “Mute Assignment” in favor of something even better, if you can […]

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