Teaching with Canvas:

Pages – Wiki Terminology Update

  • To ensure additional consistency throughout Canvas, Pages terminology has been changed from wiki to page(s) in the following locations:
    • Content menus (e.g. Modules)
    • Page titles
    • Email notifications
    • Rich Content Editor sidebar

Speedgrader – Menu Icon Changes

  • In the SpeedGrader menu, the Keyboard shortcuts and Help links have been moved to the Settings menu.
  • This change helps consolidate icons in the menu and provide more space for assignment information.
Canvas Rich Text Editor (Image: Canvas)

Student Experience:

  • None this update.

For a complete production release update information:  Canvas Release Notes.

 Video note: all features shown may not be available. For example, the new grade book is not yet enabled for Worldwide courses.

2018-08-04 New Feature Screencast from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.


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