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WEEK OF 2017-12-15

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Canvas Rollout, Training and Adoption Strategies 

 

Whether your a rookie, veteran or somewhere in between, the Canvas Engagement Strategies Group in the Canvas Community has you covered. This week we want to highlight a specific collaborative space where your peers are working together to outline successful and streamlined strategies in relation to rollout, training and the adoption of Canvas.

 

If you're in the market to collaborate on Creative Training /ideas, Student Orientations, Reward & Incentive Ideas or Instructor Tips & Tricks a visit to this space will be well worth your while. 

 

 

InstructureCon 2017 Featured Video

Professional Development for Educators is changing at a rapid pace to meet the needs of each individual. PD must be timely, rewarding, individualized, and relative to what is going on in the classroom. Canvas has been our tool to keep these guidelines at the forefront of PD in our district.

The Future Mission of Professional Development- Christy Morgan 

 

Relive ALL of the InstructureCon magical and catch-up on what you might have missed HERE!

Blog of the Week

 

Success and Failure: A "ReflectBlog" Post for Fall 2017 

 

Have You Voted Recently?

 

Ideas are flowing and we need YOUR input. Take a look at a few of the latest and greatest ideas to further improve Canvas for all!

 

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WEEK OF 2017-12-08

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Canvas Production Releases

In this production release (December 9), the Analytics link has been moved to the Account Navigation Menu for admins. In courses, assignment group settings include an option to move all assignments to another assignment group, and instructors can view a label for inactive enrollments in groups.

 

For instructors using the New Gradebook, the Grade Detail Tray indicates concluded student enrollments when concluded enrollments are visible.

 

Canvas customers with Turnitin, Unicheck, Urkund, or Vericite accounts can use a new plagiarism framework in their courses.

 

Small design updates have been made in the Canvas interface for Collaborations, the Dashboard, and the Rich Content Editor, and Italian is a supported language in Canvas. Other updates have also been made to various APIs and other integration documentation.

 

Production release notes also include fixed bugs.

 

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

 

 

Canvas Production Release Notes (2017-12-09) 

Canvas New Feature Screencast (2017-12-09)

 

InstructureCon 2017 Featured Video

We received a cryptic message from faculty requesting urgent Canvas Resources hours before the semester started. Our mission: Provide readily accessible course templates and tools across seven campuses. Our agents will share how we developed a user-centered, scalable solution through Canvas Commons to inspire engaging Canvas experiences.

Leveraging Canvas Commons to Engage 007 Campuses- Joanna Ray, Matt Gunkel 

 

Relive ALL of the InstructureCon magical and catch-up on what you might have missed HERE!

Blog of the Week

 

Help Students Monitor their Course Progress  

 

Have You Voted Recently?

 

Ideas are flowing and we need YOUR votes. Take a look at a few of the latest and greatest ideas to further improve Canvas for all!

Let us schedule a Publish Date / Time for Content Pages 

Make Event Default Time 11:59pm rather than 12:00am 

New Quizzes new question type: Audio recording 

SIS ID column in Gradebook 

Poll option for voting 

Option to view analytics for items in the Commons 

Course Level Analytics that can be refined to show Sections 

 

 

 

 

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WEEK OF 2017-12-01

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Canvas Beta Releases

 

In this beta release, Canvas has updated features in Account Navigation, Assignments, Groups, and the New Gradebook. Small design updates have been made in the Canvas interface for Collaborations, the Dashboard, and the Rich Content Editor, and other updates have been made to Canvas languages, APIs, and other integration documentation.

The Login path for non-Canvas authentication involves a deprecation that requires user attention.

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

 

Canvas Beta Release Notes (2017-11-27) 

 

InstructureCon 2017 Featured Video

How is your online school counting attendance? We started out counting login hours and found many students with perfect attendance without much work turned in. This session will show how we use work to calculate attendance and the impact it has had on our school.

Work: A New Approach to Attendance- Jason Horne 

 

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Blog of the Week

 

Can I get a Guide? 

 

Upcoming Canvas Events

 

Partner Day Keynote: Why You Shouldn’t Miss Our CanvasCon Events!

Partner Day Keynote: Why You Shouldn’t Miss Our CanvasCon Events! 

 

Thursday, December7, 2017 https://onlinexperiences.com/Launch/Event/ShowKey=46477

Starts at 9:00 AM · Ends at 9:30 AM, MST (America/Denver)

 

Description 

Come to this presentation to learn what a CanvasCon event is all about. You will hear about the one day, full conference experience, the special keynote presentations, potential breakout session topics, how you can submit a proposal, and everything else that is awesome about the day.

 

And because this is Partner Day, we’ll also share how our Canvas partners participate in these events so that you have opportunities to learn more about our Canvas ecosystem. We’d love to hear from you about which partners you’d like to see at future events!

 

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