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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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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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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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Canvas Update – August 21, 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 (August 21st), the term Feature Option in Course Settings has been renamed to Feature Preview. The Accessibility Checker Notification feature preview shows content creators when accessibility concerns are detected without needing to open the Accessibility Checker. For […]

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What’s New in Canvas: the 2021 edition!

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Every month we report on changes to Canvas, whether it be bug fixes, interface changes, or new features! The New Features are certainly the most exciting and there’s a little something for everyone in 2021. Here’s some of the newest and greatest things to be released in Canvas this past year. Student Annotation Assignments Instructors […]

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Introducing the new Canvas and Microsoft Teams integration

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Introducing the new Canvas and Microsoft Teams integration

New this Fall! (We’ve been waiting all Summer for this!) Microsoft and Canvas have developed 2 new Canvas apps to connect the conferencing tool Teams Meetings and collaboration tool Teams, and make them super simple to sync up with your existing Canvas course site. An update to the existing OneDrive LTI app is coming soon. […]

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Canvas Update – June 19, 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 (June 19th), Comments can be added and saved for reuse within SpeedGrader. This change allows graders to save frequently used comments in SpeedGrader and be reused across multiple students and assignments. When instructors and other graders […]

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Canvas Update – May 15, 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 (May 15), instructors can use an annotated assignment type to upload a file for students to annotate and submit directly in Canvas. This change allows instructors to provide a file as an assignment and allow […]

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