Nicki Dittemore

Week In Review: 2017-02-10

Blog Post created by Nicki Dittemore Employee on Feb 10, 2017

 

 

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WEEK OF 2017-02-10

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

 

Canvas Release Notes

 

 

Canvas Beta Release Notes (2017-02-06)

In this beta release, Canvas has updated features in Discussions, Groups, and People. We also have other updates in Global Announcements, Languages, and the User Interface, as well as a variety of updates for platform and integration users.

 

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 User Group

Mid-Atlantic Group Instructing with Canvas

Join us for the third annual MAGIC conference at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland.

Call for Proposals are being accepted through March 8, 2017.  Please visit www.canvasmagic.org for CFP and to Register for the event.

 

 

Canvas Feature Requests

 

 

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

Enhanced LTI Report 

Increase Character Spacing For Quiz Questions 

Keypad in Speedgrader app 

Scheduler enhancements 

Let us schedule a Publish Date / Time for Content Pages 

 

 

CanvasLive!

 

CanvasLIVE: Meet Up

Ask Me Anything: Jared Stein, VP Product Strategy for Higher Ed

As the VP of Product Strategy for Higher Ed at Instructure, Jared Stein has a unique perspective on what drives teaching and learning and how Canvas can stay on top of industry demands. He's integral in leading and publishing research that highlight and deep-dive into many different trends in education - from Complexity and Depth in LMS Course Design: The Big Picture to the infographic on Student-Centered Learning.
Join us as Jared updates us on his latest ideas and provides additional feedback to any thoughts you might have in regards to the direction education is going. Please click here to register. 

 

Top Ten Guides: January 29-February 4, 2017

  

 

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  1. How do I find my institution's URL to access Canvas apps on my mobile device?
  2. Which browsers does Canvas support?
  3. How do I submit an online assignment?
  4. Canvas Overview (Students) [Video]
  5. User Settings and Profile Picture (All Users) [Video]
  6. How do I set my Canvas notification preferences?
  7. How do I add contact methods to receive Canvas notifications?
  8. How do I reply to a discussion as a student?
  9. How do I upload changes to the Gradebook?
  10. How do I send a message to a user in a course in Conversations?

 

 

 

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