Following Stream Updates for November 16, 2017

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Canvas Production Release Notes (2017-11-18)

Erin Hallmark in Release Notes 3 days ago

In this production release (November 18), admins can allow observers and unenrolled users to view help menu links. In the Act as User page, admins can also view the message the audit logs recording user activity. Additionally, the New Gradebook can be allowed on a course-by-course basis as a course-level feature option.   In courses, the Move-To …Read More

Canvas Instructor Guide – Table of Contents

Canvas Doc Team in Guides: Canvas 3 weeks ago

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Granular Permissions Designs

Renee Carney in Priority: Granular Permissions 1 week ago

Greetings lovers (or loathers) of Permissions!   We’re excited to have you take a look at our designs and provide us with some feedback.     For this exercise we ask that you don’t look at every specific permission breakdown (because they will change), but instead focus on the shared goal to “simplify and clarify the UI”.  Here’s a few questions …Read More

Canvas Teacher Release Notes (Android 1.2)

Cody Titmus in Release Notes 1 day ago

In this Canvas Teacher update, the app supports Files and Pages for courses.   Download the Canvas Teacher app in the Play store. Version 1.2 requires Android 5.0 or later.   View

Canvas Beta Release Notes (2017-11-06)

Erin Hallmark in Release Notes 9 hours ago

In this beta release, Canvas has updated features in Account Settings, Course Settings, the Gradebook, Modules, Pages, People, Rubrics, and Users. The release also includes additional updates for Notifications and changes to API and external tool documentation. The Users API involves an attribute that has been deprecated and requires user …Read More

Canvas Student Guide – Table of Contents

Canvas Doc Team in Guides: Canvas 3 weeks ago

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Customize the View in Dashboard

Kerri Weitzel in Canvas Studio 3 days ago

As a course design assistant, my dashboard gets entirely too overloaded and the need to scroll to find the course I need to access can go on for a while due to the size of the cards. I would love to be able to organize my dashboard in a list view and be able to create multiple lists. For example, I help with courses for anthropology, comparative …Read More

Help with ‘ignore lowest’ rule in Gradebook?

Kimberly Smith in Find Answers 5 days ago

I am using the ‘ignore lowest’ in several assignment groups. For example, I allow students to drop one lowest exam score (out of five). Recently, I discovered a couple of students had cheated during an online exam. Part of the penalty is that the zero they received (manually entered to override the auto-graded score) is no longer eligible to be …Read More


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