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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 In course card images, the Flickr image search has been replaced by […]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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Canvas Update – July 13, 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 (July 15), the New Gradebook includes a grade posting policy, which sets how grades and comments are released to students. In Canvas Commons, the Search page includes featured content to highlight or promotes specific resources. […]

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New Gradebook – It’s official!

Filed in Canvas, features, updates by on July 3, 2019 0 Comments
New Gradebook – It’s official!

Happy July 3rd everyone, the day you’ve been waiting for has arrived and New Gradebook is here! We’ve decided to adopt a 2-phase roll out for New Gradebook. We enabled the new interface for all future Canvas course sites (A19 and later). If you’re teaching in E19 you will still be able to use the […]

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Canvas Update – June 22, 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 (June 22), when students are not allowed to edit or delete their own discussion posts, the Settings menu for a discussion shows those features have been disabled. Canvas and Instructure logos have been updated throughout […]

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Canvas Update – June 1, 2019

Filed in Canvas, updates by on May 28, 2019 0 Comments

Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this release (June 1), the Compose Message window does not include an option to remove previously received messages. Additionally, the beta label has been removed from the Student Context Card feature option. For institutions using the New […]

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Updates to Canvas Mobile Apps!

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Updates to Canvas Mobile Apps!

Canvas has released updates to both Student and Teacher mobile apps. Android – Student Download the Canvas Student app in the Google Play Store. Version 6.5 requires Android 5.0 or later. The Syllabus has been updated for improved usability. This change allows students to view the course syllabus immediately after tapping the Syllabus link in Course […]

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Canvas Update – May 11, 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 (May 11), for courses utilizing New Gradebook, Final Grade Override score is now visible in the Student Context Card, and for all courses, the Files permissions interface has been simplified with new icons. Please note: […]

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Canvas Gradebook is changing this Summer! Are you ready?

Filed in Canvas, updates, workshops by on April 18, 2019 0 Comments
Canvas Gradebook is changing this Summer! Are you ready?

Canvas’ redesign of Gradebook is going live this Summer, are you ready? Your Technology for Teaching and Learning (TTL) team is here to help you prepare for the first major change to Canvas’ functionality since we adopted Canvas in 2016. Co-sponsored by the NERCOMP Canvas Community of Practice, our inaugural New Gradebook workshop is happening on May 7th.  […]

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Canvas Update – April 20th, 2019

Filed in Canvas, updates by on April 17, 2019 0 Comments

Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (April 20), the BigBlueButton Conferences interface has been redesigned using HTML5 for improved usability. Feature Options For institutions using the New Gradebook, the Final Grade Override option is treated as a course setting and is […]

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