Nicki Dittemore

Week In Review: 2017-01-20

Blog Post created by Nicki Dittemore Employee on Jan 20, 2017

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WEEK OF 2017-01-20

Your weekly newsletter for the latest and greatest about all things Canvas!

 

Canvas Release Notes

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Canvas Beta Release Notes (2017-01-16)

In this beta release, Canvas has a new feature for instructors to view student data throughout courses. Updated features are available in Accounts, Assignments, Calendar, the Dashboard, Modules, Quizzes, and User Navigation, and additional icons have been updated in several Canvas areas.

 

Beta features are subject to change based on user feedback and testing. Please follow the release notes for the latest information.

 

 

 

Canvas User Conferences

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InstructureCON 2017 Registration is open! Find out all the details by clicking here!

 

InstructureCON 2017 Call For Proposals!

Why settle for being an attendee at the greatest conference in EdTech when you can be famous as a presenter!? Select the link below to learn more on being a presenter at InstructureCON 2017!

Be InstructureCon Famous by Becoming a Presenter!

 

 

 

 

CanvasCon SMU

After the holiday fun is over (wah-wah), make sure you mark your calendars, do a happy dance, and register for CanvasCon SMU on March 13th, 2017! REGISTER NOW!

 

WHAT

This one-day regional conference for Canvas users will feature presentations from higher ed and K-12 educators, innovators, and thought leaders from your neck of the woods. Session highlights include:

 

  • Strategies for LMS migration and faculty adoption
  • Ways to use and share open resources
  • Tools for assessments and analytics
  • Tips for best-in-class course design
  • And more!

 

WHEN

Monday, March 13th, 2017

8 AM – 6 PM

$49 – Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Closing Reception

 

WHERE

Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dyer St, Dallas, TX 75205

 

This is your chance to join us for a daylong full of collaborating, learning, networking, sharing, and fun. See you there!

 

CanvasCON USF

Make sure you mark your calendars, do a happy dance, and register for CanvasCon USF on Monday, April 10th, 2017! This is the perfect way to kick-start the week with a full day of learning, laughing, networking, and fun! No Monday blues allowed! REGISTER NOW!

 

WHAT

This one-day, regional conference is designed specifically for the Canvas user & the Canvas curious. It will feature presentations from higher ed and K-12 educators, innovators, and thought leaders from your neck of the woods.

 

Session highlights include:

  • Strategies for LMS migration and faculty adoption
  • Ways to use and share open resources
  • Tools for assessments and analytics
  • Tips for best-in-class course design
  • And much, much more!

 

WHEN

Monday, April 10th, 2017

8 AM – 6 PM

$49 – Breakfast, lunch & cocktail reception included!

 

WHERE

University of South Florida

Marshall Student Center

4102 USF Cedar Cir, Tampa, FL

 

 

Canvas Feature Requests

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Check out the top five feature requests currently open for voting!

Disable/Deactivate User at Account Level

Symbol to indicate an assignment is completely graded for all students

Changing the "Submit Assignment" Button

Additional Module Requirement Option

Add \overline to Math to Basic Math Equation Editor

 

 

 

Top Ten Guides: January 8 - 14, 2017

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Jive Analytics (guides.canvaslms.com)

  1. How do I find my institution's URL to access Canvas apps on my mobile device?
  2. Which browsers does Canvas support?
  3. Canvas Overview (Students) [Video]
  4. How do I set my Canvas notification preferences?
  5. How do I view the rubric for my graded discussion?
  6. How do I customize my Course list?
  7. How do I submit an online assignment?
  8. How do I reply to a discussion as a student?
  9. How do I upload a file as an assignment submission in Canvas?
  10. User Settings and Profile Picture (All Users) [Video]

 

 

 

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