Your Canvas Community Newsletter
for January 18, 2018

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Canvas Instructor Guide – Table of Contents

Canvas Doc Team in Guides: Canvas 2 weeks ago

Introduction View

Canvas Student Guide – Table of Contents

Canvas Doc Team in Guides: Canvas 2 weeks ago

Introduction View

Canvas Beta Release Notes (2018-01-15)

Erin Hallmark in Release Notes 1 day ago

In this beta release, Canvas has updated features in Blueprint Courses, New Gradebook, and the Rich Content Editor. Other updates are also available in External Apps and User Settings, and minor design updates have been made to the Canvas interface. Platform and integration updates have been made in various APIs, authentication, LTI tools, and …Read More

Quizzes Next Should Support Current Third Party Tool Functionality

Melinda Kraft in Canvas Studio 3 days ago

We are excited by the new tools in Quizzes Next, but they should not come at the expense of eliminating support for the use of other third party content editor plugins such as Kaltura, Google, Box, etc.   Quizzes Next is an LTI tool. Because of this,  LTI tools installed in the “regular” Canvas rich text editor, like the Kaltura embed media …Read More

How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as a student?

Canvas Doc Team in Guides: Canvas 2 weeks ago

Canvas includes a set of default notification preferences you can receive for your courses. Notifications are sent to Canvas contact methods as specified in your account. However, you can change the default settings by setting your own notification preferences. These preferences only apply to you; they are not used to control how course updates …Read More

Content Selector Images Alt Text Field for Images Already Existing in Course Files

Chris Hofer in Canvas Studio 1 day ago

In the Canvas Production Release Notes (2018-01-06), Instructure introduced the ability to add descriptive “alt” text for images uploaded to a pages of content (Pages, Assignments, Discussion topics, etc.) via the Content Selector on the right hand side of the screen.  (Refer to this section of the Production Release Notes for additional …Read More

Canvas Admin Guide – Table of Contents

Canvas Doc Team in Guides: Canvas 2 weeks ago

Accounts and Sub Accounts View

Canvas Overview (Students)

Canvas Doc Team in Guides: Video 1 year ago

In this video you will get a brief overview of the Canvas user interface. Last updated 2016-12-16   To view subtitles for this video, click the CC button in the tool bar and select a language.   Learn from and share ideas with other Canvas users. View the script for this video. …Read More

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