Category: Canvas Updates

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Canvas Update – Winter 2021

by on December 3, 2020 5:28 pm
Here are some new features/tools coming to Canvas for the Winter quarter: Final Grade Override, column in Gradebook to allow entry of custom final course grade, available nowNew Rich Content Editor, streamlined design of editor toolbar including content helper, available on 12/14Stanford Converter into Braille and E-Text (SCRIBE), tool to convert files to different accessible… Read more Canvas Update – Winter 2021
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Canvas Update - Spring 2020

by on April 8, 2020 5:24 pm
Here’s What’s New for Spring: Shopping Courses in CanvasTips for Using Zoom in CanvasSyllabus: Ability to Remove Course Summary TableCanvas Commons Link SharingResources for Teaching & Learning Remotely Shopping Courses in Canvas Instructors now have the option to make their Canvas courses open for shopping, so students can see course materials and attend course sessions… Read more Canvas Update - Spring 2020
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Canvas Update - Fall 2019

by on September 20, 2019 5:33 pm
Here’s what’s new for Fall 2019: New Syllabus Design – Easier File UploadStanford Well-Being Resources – Link on DashboardHarmonize Discussion Tool – New FeaturesNew Canvas Gradebook Coming – Option to Turn OnVPTL Canvas Road Map   New Canvas Syllabus Design – Easier File Upload The Stanford Canvas team implemented an improvement to the Syllabus tool… Read more Canvas Update - Fall 2019
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New Syllabus Design: Easier File Upload

by on August 22, 2019 1:35 pm
On August 9, the Stanford Canvas team implemented an improvement to the Syllabus tool in order to provide instructors an easier, more intuitive way to upload a single syllabus file. Guide: How do I add a syllabus?
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Canvas Update - Spring / Summer 2019

by on June 14, 2019 4:11 pm
Here are updated Canvas features for Spring and Summer quarter: Canvas Analytics Beta – Weekly Online ActivityCanvas Commons – New Image Search ToolNew Gradebook – Filter by GroupsHarmonize Discussion Tool – Image & Video Annotation for Students VPTL Canvas Roadmap   Canvas Analytics Beta Weekly Online Activity Weekly Online Activity is a feature in Analytics… Read more Canvas Update - Spring / Summer 2019
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Canvas Update - Winter 2019

by on January 30, 2019 2:13 pm
Here are updated Canvas features for Winter quarter: Dashboard – Reorder Course CardsRich Content Editor – New Way to Record Audio & VideoSpeedGrader – Rubrics: Additional Comments Text FieldCanvas Commons – Resource Previews Dashboard – Reorder Course Cards Reorder Dashboard Course Cards You can now use the Move option by clicking the three vertical dots… Read more Canvas Update - Winter 2019

Canvas Update - Fall 2018

by on November 20, 2018 5:09 pm
Several new Canvas features and updates were released in Fall quarter. New 24/7 Canvas Help Options Stanford-specific Canvas Help – New Help Email Address Dashboard Updates – View All Courses Button, List View – Customizable To Do List Discussion Updates – Section-specific Non-graded Discussions Rich Content Editor Changes – Easier Image Embedding, Word Counter Module… Read more Canvas Update - Fall 2018

Canvas Update - Spring 2018

by on March 28, 2018 8:35 pm
We’re excited to announce several features and resources that have recently been released and share an update about upcoming enhancements for Spring quarter. Course Status Notification on Homepage – Publish Course Button Syllabus – Default Homepage for All New Courses Announcements Course Status Message – Publish Course Button Section-specific Announcements Modules – Export Course Content… Read more Canvas Update - Spring 2018

Canvas Course Announcements

by on March 21, 2018 8:47 am
There are many new and exciting updates to Canvas Course Announcements this spring.  Updates to Announcements include: Section-Specific Announcements Profile Picture Displays Delayed Announcements Allow Comments Option Section-Specific Announcements are now available in Canvas!  When creating an announcement, instructors can select to send the announcement to all sections, one section or multiple sections. By default,… Read more Canvas Course Announcements

New Design for Scheduler/Appointment Sign-ups

by on March 20, 2018 6:30 pm
A new design for appointment sign-ups will be introduced for Spring 2018, making the process easier for students. This feature was previously known as the Scheduler within the global Calendar tool. Changes for Instructors and Teaching Staff: The Appointment Group function is now integrated into the Create New Event workflow. There is no more Scheduler… Read more New Design for Scheduler/Appointment Sign-ups