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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 (2020-01-18)

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

Canvas Release Notes (2019-10-19)

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 (October 19), the Course Navigation menu has been updated for improved accessibility. In Conferences, the BigBlueButton interface supports … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2019-09-21)

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 (September 21), instructors may now add individual feedback for Multiple Choice questions in New Quizzes. Feature Options For … Read More

Upcoming Canvas Changes for January 2020: New Gradebook and MasteryPaths

Canvas periodically includes new functionality designed as opt-in features called Feature Options. These feature options, along with other Canvas functionality, may be enabled for all Canvas institutions at any time. Features options may change the workflow for common activities in Canvas during a current term (at the time of release) and enabling the feature in … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2019-08-17) and Canvas Deploy Notes (2019-08-14)

Recently,  Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, has changed how Canvas is updated. Canvas Releases occur every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. A release represents a scheduled event when customer-affecting code is intended to be visible. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below for the August release. Additionally, Canvas deploys contain … Read More