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Canvas Release Notes: June 2021

May 26th, 2021 by
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Discover new features, bug fixes, and improvements. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. The information below contains highlights from Canvas’s production release notes These updates will occur weekdays.   For more information, review All About Release Notes. The full set of Release Notes are available via the Canvas Community….
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Welcome Announcement

May 19th, 2021 by
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Preterm Setup – Roadmap  According to FAC-10, instructors are required to post a Welcome Announcement. Additional announcements throughout the semester are recommended. Below are the steps to create a Welcome Announcement. Things to Consider A Welcome Announcement gives the faculty member an opportunity to introduce students to the course. A Welcome Announcement can include introductory…
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How to Extend Time and Add Additional Attempts for Quizzes

May 10th, 2021 by
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Moderating a quiz lets you give students extra attempts and manually unlock quiz attempts. Follow these steps to extend quiz time and the number of attempts.

Canvas Release Notes: May 2021

April 22nd, 2021 by
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Discover new features, bug fixes, and improvements. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. The information below contains highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content.  These updates will occur on weekdays.   For more information, review All About Release Notes. The…
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Managing your Canvas dashboard

April 15th, 2021 by
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Your Canvas Dashboard is the first thing you see when you login to Canvas. The Dashboard helps provide you with information on what is currently happening in your current courses. This video can help you manage your dashboard by showing you how to favorite courses you would like to show, arrange those courses, and utilize…
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Canvas Release Notes: March 2021

February 26th, 2021 by
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Discover new features, bug fixes, and improvements.  Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. The information below contains highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content.  These updates will occur weekdays.    For more information, review All About Release Notes.  The full set…
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Canvas Release Notes: February 2021

January 22nd, 2021 by
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Discover new features, bug fixes, and improvements.  Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. The information below contains highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content.  These updates will occur weekdays.   For more information, review All About Release Notes.  The full set…
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Canvas Release Notes: December 2020

November 24th, 2020 by
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Instructure Canvas

The December update to Canvas includes changes and enhancements to the Grades, Pages, and Rich Content Editor.

Leverage the Canvas Community

November 9th, 2020 by
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The Canvas Community allows you to pull and share materials with faculty from around the world. Gain new ideas or pull in learning materials. This video provides a brief overview of this resource.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Canvas

November 9th, 2020 by
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Five things you did not know about Canvas. This short video covers topics such as ways to leverage the Student Context Cards, SpeedGrader shortcuts, and other ways to message students.

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