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Canvas Newsletter – Summer Quarantine Edition

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Canvas Newsletter – Summer Quarantine Edition

Welcome back WPI Faculty! Over the summer Canvas has been busy making some much needed updates and introduced some new features to help you settle into our new normal of online & hybrid delivery. If that wasn’t enough buzzwords for you: in this unprecedented time, it is vital to pivot to a flexible pedagogical model. […]

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Canvas Update – August 15th, 2020

Filed in Canvas, features, updates by on August 7, 2020 0 Comments

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (August 15), the User Account Navigation Menu includes a link to Global Announcements, where users can view current and recent announcements. This change allows users to view announcements that were previously dismissed from the Dashboard. […]

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Canvas Update – July 18th, 2020

Filed in Canvas, features, updates by on July 13, 2020 0 Comments

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (July 18), multiple previously introduced features are being enforced for all Canvas customers. Additionally, the Canvas supported browser banner will be updated to reflect the two most recent versions of Firefox and Chrome. The Alexa […]

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Canvas Update – June 20, 2020

Filed in Canvas, updates by on June 2, 2020 0 Comments

Please note: there was no May 2020 update that affected our instance of Canvas. Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (June 20), there will be to updates to recently released features. The Assignment Bulk Editing feature option now supports enhancements to […]

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Introducing Canvas’ New Rich Content Editor

Filed in Canvas, updates by on May 18, 2020 0 Comments
Introducing Canvas’ New Rich Content Editor

On May 19th, 2020, WPI will be releasing Canvas’ new Rich Content Editor. You can find the Rich Content Editor in Canvas tools such as: Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, Pages, and Syllabus. The toolbar (see above) includes a condensed, more intuitive look.  It’s super easy to use, and it now includes an Auto-Save option (it will […]

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Canvas Update – April 18, 2020

Filed in Canvas, updates by on April 16, 2020 0 Comments

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (April 18), you may now edit all assignment due dates easily on one page, notifications may be enabled or disabled by course, instructors may limit the amount of submission attempts per assignment, and the manage […]

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Canvas Update – March 21, 2020

Filed in Canvas, updates by on March 9, 2020 0 Comments

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

Filed in Canvas, updates by on February 7, 2020 0 Comments

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

Filed in Canvas, updates by on January 10, 2020 0 Comments
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

Filed in Canvas, updates by on December 18, 2019 0 Comments

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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