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Canvas Release Notes (2020-06-20)

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 (June 20), Canvas Permission status options have been simplified to enable, disable, and lock to support grouped permissions. … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-05-16)

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, All SMS notification types are deprecated except Announcements and Grading notification types. Users should transition to the Canvas … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-04-18)

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, assignment menus in the Gradebook include a link to SpeedGrader. Feature Options The Mute Notifications by Course feature … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-03-21)

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 (March 21), the Gradebook export CSV file matches the order of assignments. In assignments, the status of re-uploaded … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-02-15)

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 (February 15), Gradebook import CSV files ignore reserved name columns as well as hidden and deleted custom columns. … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-01-18)

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 (January 18), users may associate their user profiles with pronouns. The New Gradebook, Course Card Images, Rubric Criterion … Read More

Canvas Feature Release: Public Course Index

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the release of the Public Course Index.  The Public Course Index allows all users within Rutgers to view a list of Rutgers courses in a catalog format. You can view a link to the Public Course Index on the My Courses page. Instructors will determine course settings to allow … Read More

New Gradebook & Analytics: Change your workflow in 2020

New Gradebook As previously announced, Instructure will enforce features that were previously optional. This enforcement will affect the workflow for instructors.  Prior to course launch for Spring 2020, instructors should review the following resources to become familiarized with the New Gradebook.  All Fall and Winter courses were updated on November 26, 2019 to use the … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2019-12-21)

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 (December 21), Global Announcements are included as a notification preference. The BigBlueButton interface allows participants to resize the … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2019-11-16)

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 (November 16), in the Course Card Dashboard, courses can be removed as favorites from the course card Options … Read More