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Canvas: COVID-19 Ready Release 04/18/2020

Posted: 10:45:09, Thursday, Apr 16, 2020   Expiration: 10:45:09, Thursday, Apr 23, 2020  

In addition to the regularly scheduled monthly release, Canvas has released weekly feature options designed to provide immediate solutions to institutions facing COVID-19. This document will summarize the features from the release that UW-System will implement.

New and Enhanced Features

  • Assignments: Due and Availability Date Bulk Edit
User Role: Instructors The Assignments page supports editing all assignment, discussion, and quiz dates in a single page.
his change allows assignment dates to be adjusted at one time in the same location. More information: https://kb.wisconsin.edu/dle/100746
  • Commons: Admin Featured Content. 
User Role: Admins. Admins can edit a managed resource and share the resource as featured content.
  • Files: Multiple File Upload Enhancements. 
User Role: All users. Course Files has been updated to clarify support of drag-and-drop functionality.
  • New Quizzes: Quiz Engine Option. 
User Role: Instructors. Instructors using New Quizzes can set their preferred quiz engine for each course.
More details about all of these changes can be found here: http://kb.wisconsin.edu/dle/99574

-- UWSA DLE: Karla Clausen

Created: 05:21:22, Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 (by Karla C.)
Updated: 16:12:05, Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 (by Karla C.)