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Canvas Update – April 17, 2021

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Canvas Update – April 17, 2021

Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (April 17), the Course Settings Participation menu includes an option to select course dates by term or course. Term start and end dates are displayed in the page. When instructors view the Settings page for […]

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Canvas Update – March 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 (March 20), students can use their webcam to submit File Upload assignments. In SpeedGrader, instructors can reassign an assignment to an individual student and ask them to redo their submission. In Course Settings, the Participation […]

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Canvas Teacher Release Notes January/February 2021: Android & iOS

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Android In Canvas Teacher 1.12, the syllabus can be edited in the app. Canvas Android app version updates are distributed in a phased rollout, which distributes the update to all users over time. The features in these notes may not immediately be available as an update in the Play Store. The Canvas Teacher Android App requires Android […]

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Canvas Student Release Notes January/February 2021: Android & iOS

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Android In Canvas Student 6.10, assignments that do not require a submission do not include a submissions button. Canvas Android app version updates are distributed in a phased rollout, which distributes the update to all users over time. The features in these notes may not immediately be available as an update in the Play Store. […]

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Canvas Update – February 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 (February 20), LaTeX equations can be entered in any Canvas text field, and MathJax is loaded if Canvas detects an equation image added by delimited LaTeX characters. The Rich Content Editor includes a pretty HTML […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday – Improved access to Canvas Student View

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Pro Tip Tuesday – Improved access to Canvas Student View

Happy new year! Over break, Canvas was busy making improvements to make your life a tiny bit easier in 2021. You may notice this new icon that looks like a set of glasses on various pages in Canvas: This is the new “Student View” icon that allows instructors to view what their course site looks […]

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Canvas Update – December 19, 2020

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Canvas Update – December 19, 2020

Please note, in the previous November update, the MathJax/Equation Editor update was pulled and will be released in January instead. Every month, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (Dec 19th), newly recorded media and uploaded media via the Upload/Record Media link is stored […]

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Canvas Update – Nov 18 and 21, 2020

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In the next Canvas Deploy (November 18), LaTeX equations can be added in any text field in Canvas and are typeset or processed by MathJax. Equations can be added through manual entry, or through the Equation editor as supported in the Rich Content Editor. The New Rich Content Editor sidebar opens from the Links, Images, […]

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Canvas Updates – October 17th, 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 (Oct 17th), users can view a list of recently visited pages in the Global Navigation Menu. Additionally, the user-level and course-level notification pages have been updated for design simplification in managing notifications in each location. […]

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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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