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Canvas - New Features 01/18/20

Posted: 23:14:05, Friday, Jan 17, 2020   Expiration: 23:14:05, Friday, Jan 24, 2020  

The Canvas Release Notes for 01/18/2020 include several optional features. The UW System Digital Learning Environment project has chosen to enable three of those features on 01/18/20: Direct Share, Personal Pronouns, and Responsive Layout.

Direct Share

Instructors can copy individual course items to another course and share individual items with other users. For more information, see: Direct Share Course-Level Features.

Personal Pronouns

Users can select pronouns to associate with their account in Canvas. The initial set of options will be: He/His, She/Hers, They/Theirs. Contact your DLE admin for information on requesting other pronouns. For more information, see: Personal Pronoun feature description.

Responsive Layout

Canvas provides a more responsive experience for content scrolling according to web accessibility initiative guidelines. For more information, see: Responsive Layout Features.

To see all of the new features coming with this Canvas release, see Canvas - Release Notes Meetings and the vendor's Release Notes 01/18/2020.

-- UWSA DLE: Thomas Arendalkowski

Created: 23:32:04, Friday, Jan 17, 2020 (by Thomas A.)
Updated: 23:32:04, Friday, Jan 17, 2020 (by Thomas A.)