Jessie Bazzelle

Week in Review: 2017-06-16

Blog Post created by Jessie Bazzelle Employee on Jun 16, 2017

 

 

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WEEK OF 2017-06-16

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

 

Canvas Releases

 

Canvas Beta Release Notes (2017-06-12) 

In this beta release, Canvas has new features for course management and document previewing and annotations. Updated features are also available in People and the Rich Content Editor, and a non-functionality change has been made in Course Settings. For integration users, changes have been made to APIs and JavaScript functionality.

 

 

Canvas User Conferences

 

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WHAT:

   InstructureCon 2017: Educational defibrillation, Canvas deep diving, classroom    revolution starter kits, mind-expanding sessions, technological innovation,    instructor & admin commiseration, just too much food, sunsets, sunrises, pandas,    general awesomeness and much, much more. 

WHEN:

   July 25-27

WHERE:

   Keystone, Colorado

HOW:

   Find out how you can join the fun by clicking here!

SCHEDULE: 

   Take a sneak peek at this year's full calendar of events here!

 

 

CanvasLIVE

Instructor Favorites - Free Apps
Description
This month we present Instructor Favorite Apps! This Canvas Live session will give users an opportunity to not only discover free apps available in Canvas, but also free applications that can be embedded inside of the rich content editor. Join us in exploring ways to engage students with these applications!

Session Date & Time

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at https://instructure.adobeconnect.com/canvaslivesessions/

Starts at 1:00 PM · Ends at 2:00 PM, MDT (America/Denver)

 

Login Information

T2T Adobe Connect Login 

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

 

Canvas Feature Requests

 

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

 

Allow folders in Pages 

Student Highlight & Annotation Tools for Quizzes 

Multiple  Numerical Blanks 

Regrade quiz when deleting questions 

Ability to brand Canvas notifications  

 

 

Top Ten Guides: June 4 - June 10, 2017

 

Community Analytics (guides.canvaslms.com)
  1. Where do I find an institution's URL to access Canvas apps on mobile devices?
  2. Which browsers does Canvas support?
  3. How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as a student?
  4. How do I submit an online assignment?
  5. Canvas Overview (Students) [Video]
  6. How do I view the rubric for my graded discussion?
  7. How do I use Conversations as a student?
  8. How do I reply to a discussion as a student?
  9. How do I edit my profile in my user account as a student?
  10. How do I add a profile picture in my user account as a student?

 

 

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