Teaching with Canvas:

SpeedGrader – Submission Comments PDF Export

  • The SpeedGrader sidebar includes a link to export submission comments as a PDF when the assignment is visible to students.
  • This change allows instructors to export all comments for an assignment in one file. This functionality is not supported for anonymous assignments until the assignment is unmuted.

Student Experience

  • No notable updates this month.

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

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


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