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Canvas Update – April 20th, 2019

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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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Canvas Update – March 30, 2019

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Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (March 30), the beta label has been removed from the New Gradebook in addition to other feature options in Canvas. In Notifications, SMS notifications have been shortened to distribute one message about the related […]

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Canvas Update: March 9, 2019

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Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release, March 9, discussion topics can be searched by author name in addition to title. In Canvas Commons, when viewing the Resource Details tab in Commons, users can view filtered search results that only display resources […]

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Canvas Update: February 16, 2019

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Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (February 16), DocViewer supports stylus tools to create annotations within supported touchscreen devices. For embedded images in the Rich Content Editor, the Canvas files folder structure displays thumbnail images. Interface updates have also been […]

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Canvas Update – January 5, 2019

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Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (January 5), the Course Link Validator page includes design enhancements for link clarity, including identifying broken Course Card images. And the Course Details page has been updated to clarify term and course dates as well […]

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Canvas Update – October 27, 2018

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Every 3 weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (October 27), the List View Dashboard displays a summary for course events, and course links within the Grades menu direct to the Grades page instead of the home page. Additionally, in the Card View and […]

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Canvas Update – October 6, 2018

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Every 3 weeks,Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (October 6), rubrics can be created without point values. Section-specific discussions include an updated workflow. DocViewer supports manual image and document rotation. For students, the List View Dashboard includes Peer Review assignments, and the Alerts […]

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Canvas Update – September 15, 2018

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Every three weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform. In this Canvas release (September 15), Gradebook CSV import files support updates for custom columns. The SpeedGrader sidebar includes a link to export submission comments as a PDF when the assignment is visible to students. Conferences supports WebRTC web […]

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Canvas Update – August 25, 2018

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Every three weeks, Canvas releases new features, updates to existing features, and bug fixes to our platform.  In this Canvas release (August 25), the Mark as Done module requirement synchronizes with the student Dashboard List View and Card View to-do list to automatically complete items that have been marked as done. For instructors using the […]

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Canvas Update – August 4, 2018

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Canvas Update – August 4, 2018

In this Canvas release (August 4), students can manage to-do items for all their courses using a List View Dashboard option. In DocViewer, comment replies are stacked together and can be expanded to view the entire comment thread. The Rich Content Editor supports the longdesc attribute for images. Welsh has been added as a supported language. For […]

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