Teaching with Canvas
Gradebook – Student Group Data
The New Gradebook View Filter and Student Name Secondary Info both include options to display student group data. This change allows instructors to filter the New Gradebook by student groups and view student name secondary info by group name.
When viewing the View menu in the New Gradebook, the Filter option includes a Student Groups link. Instructors can select this option to filter the New Gradebook by student groups. Groups are displayed hierarchically.
The Student Names column can also display group names as secondary info. The Groups option is located in the Secondary Info option.
Message Students Who (Alphabetical Sorting) – The Message Students Who window displays names in alphabetical order. This change allows instructors to find student names in the window more easily.
When an instructor accesses an assignment column and clicks the Message Students Who option, any names that display in the window are displayed in alphabetical order (first name, last name). The list of names remained alphabetical when a different messaging criterion is selected. Student names can be removed manually from the list at any time.
Discussions – Reply Settings Interface Change
When students are not allowed to edit or delete their own discussion posts, the Settings menu for a discussion shows those functions have been disabled. This change more clearly informs students if they are allowed to edit or delete their own discussion posts. Previously when this feature was disabled, the Settings menu was removed, causing students to think there was a bug with being able to edit or delete their posts.
For a complete production release update information: Canvas Release Notes.
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