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November 2019 Canvas Release Notes meeting

Posted: 2019-11-13 09:47:54   Expiration: 2019-11-20 09:07:54

Disclaimer: This news item was originally posted on 2019-11-13 09:47:54. Its content may no longer be timely or accurate.

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:
  • 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:

The Release Notes document 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