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Canvas Update – June 20, 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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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