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November 2019 Canvas Release Notes meeting

Posted: 09:47:54, Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019   Expiration: 09:07:54, Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019  

The University of Wisconsin System instance of Canvas held a meeting on November 12, 2019 to review upcoming features in Canvas.


New features available after November 16, 2019:
  • The new Analytics tool has been set to "Allow" in our instance and Analytics Beta has also returned. Instructors can toggle between the tools.
  • In the Help menu, the top link is to the "Training Services Portal" with access to view upcoming training opportunities and pre-recorded video training.
  • Microsoft Immersive Reader is now available. Every Canvas page within a course will display an "Immersive Reader" button. More information: https://education.microsoft.com/courses-and-resources/resources/all-about-immersive-reader
  • The plagiarism icons in New Gradebook have been delayed and will not be included in this release.
  • The Rich Content Editor enhancements have been delayed and will not be included in this release.
  • Users can unfavorite previously favorited courses from the "Course Card Options" menu on the course card.
  • Instructors can manually submit quizzes on behalf of their students, specifically for situations where a quiz will never auto-submit because it is missing a timer and/or a due date.
Link to meeting recording: https://us-lti.bbcollab.com/recording/e2c29da5e26043e9873ba15d44637f93

The Release Notes document http://kb.wisconsin.edu/dle/93835 includes a summary of the released features, a link to the official Canvas Release Notes, and links to the recordings from the meetings.

-- UWSA DLE: Karla Clausen

Created: 21:12:04, Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 (by Karla C.)
Updated: 09:45:35, Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 (by Thomas A.)