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Canvas Release Notes (2021-8-21)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (August 21): Online attendance can be set and viewed based on specific user criteria set at the account … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-6-19)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (June 19): The Embedded Release Notes feature allows default release information to be viewed directly in Canvas. The … Read More

Feature Release: Kaltura REACH Captioning

Kaltura

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the release of REACH V2. For videos uploaded to Kaltura, automated captions are now powered by Verbit for Rutgers MediaSpace. When a video is uploaded to MediaSpace via the standalone website or through Rutgers Canvas, captions are generated using automatic speech recognition.  This service provides 70-95% accuracy.  Video owners … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-5-15)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (May 15): Institutions can set a course ID as a course template for all new courses created in … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-4-17)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (April 17): Course Availability Date Enhancements from March 2021 now enforced For institutions using New Quizzes, the New … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-3-20)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (March 20): Students can use their webcam to submit File Upload assignments. In SpeedGrader, instructors can reassign an … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-2-20)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (February 20), LaTeX equations can be entered in any Canvas text field, and MathJax is loaded if Canvas … Read More

Canvas Release: Mirror Sites

​Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Canvas Mirror Sites, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools. Mirror Sites allow faculty and staff to create a separate course site and mirror an active student roster. When students add or drop a course during the semester, their enrollment will be updated in both … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-10-17)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (October 17), New Analytics provides downloadable CSV files for missing assignments, late assignments, excused assignments, the class roster, … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-09-19)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (September 19), New Analytics provides downloadable CSV files for missing assignments, late assignments, excused assignments, the class roster, … Read More