Category: Canvas Updates

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Canvas Update - Fall 2021

by on September 7, 2021 7:54 pm
Here’s what’s new for Fall 2021 (Additional updates will be added throughout the quarter) Canvas Overview SessionsRemoval of Conferences ToolNew QuizzesPeer Review Date Text ClarificationDifferentiated Assignments Student Secondary InformationNew Quizzes – Build Link in ModulesEd Discussion Demo SitePeer Review Date Text ClarificationDifferentiated Assignments: Student Secondary InformationSpeedGrader: Submission Status LabelsSticky Navigation MenusCourse Notification CustomizationGradebook: Name &… Read more Canvas Update - Fall 2021

New Quizzes

by on August 11, 2021 12:00 pm
New Quizzes is a new assessment engine that integrates with Canvas as an LTI tool and will replace the current (Classic) Quizzes functionality in Canvas.  Starting September 1, instructors can try out New Quizzes to create assessments using a variety of question types. Instructure, the company that owns and operates Canvas, is currently planning on… Read more New Quizzes
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Canvas Update - Spring / Summer 2021

by on June 25, 2021 9:47 am
Here’s what’s new for Spring / Summer 2021 Bulk Question Upload for Canvas QuizzesSlack in CanvasEd Discussion (Q&A Tool)Course Availability Date EnhancementsSpeedGrader Comment LibraryStudent Annotation SubmissionsSMS Notification No Longer SupportedConferences Tool RemovedAccessibility CheckerLTS Canvas Road Map Bulk Question Upload for Canvas Quizzes Instructors can create quiz questions in Microsoft Word or a text editor and… Read more Canvas Update - Spring / Summer 2021
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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
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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