• Updating Catalog to React

    Hey everyone,   The front end of Catalog was constructed mostly in a JavaScript (JS) framework called Ember that was popular around the time Catalog was originally being built. Ember has some inherent downsides ...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • Commons Favorites & Why We Got Rid of Ratings

    We’ve had a few questions about the removal of the rating system in Commons, and we wanted to provide you all with some insight into our thought process. The rating system didn’t see wide adoption. Only 6....
    cwruck
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  • Changes are here: New feature idea processes went live Friday! (2/24/17)

    The Focus Group: DRAFT Feature Idea Space has been open and collecting your feedback for the past three weeks! Your insights have already impacted change! Thank You!   On Friday, February 24, 2017, we flipped [t...
    Renee Carney
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  • Canvas X: Nudge in Asia-Pacific

    Canvas X is where we seek your input on experiments from our secret pandaworks lab! It's all about starting small, measuring, and learning our way forward!   We have been testing Nudge in the US and we are now ex...
    Renee Carney
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  • New Ideation Stage:  Product Radar

    TL;DR: We’re adding a Canvas Feature Idea stage to better communicate what is on our radar and what we are planning for the future.  We are adding the Product Radar stage to identify ideas that are on the ...
    Renee Carney
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  • Updated Content Security Policy in Canvas

    We previously posted to the community a proposal for a new security policy in Canvas. In that post, we discussed the open nature of Canvas and our desire to make Canvas as flexible as possible while still implementing...
    Jon Fenton
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  • Reflecting on DocViewer

    Hello, everyone! Many months ago, we outlined our plans for DocViewer from your input, and we have been working hard to deliver the items laid out in our plan. We are so grateful for the feedback we’ve received...
    Jon Fenton
    created by Jon Fenton
  • It’s Sprinkling Gold Flakes! [Hack Week]

    In Josh Coates’ Instructurecon 2016 Keynote, you might recall him referencing the Feature Idea forum as a gold mine. In this robust repository of intellectual gold, you’ll find requests ranging from a simp...
    Renee Carney
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  • Canvas X: On-Track Predictor, August 2018

    Canvas X is where we seek your input on experiments from our secret pandaworks lab! It's all about starting small, measuring, and learning our way forward!   The Volunteer Window has closed.  Watch the...
    Renee Carney
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  • Canvas X: On-Track Predictor, May 2018

    Canvas X is where we seek your input on experiments from our secret pandaworks lab! It's all about starting small, measuring, and learning our way forward! As a teacher you may want to know, “Which of my s...
    Renee Carney
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  • Canvas X: Nudge, March 2018

    Canvas X is where we seek your input on experiments from our secret pandaworks lab!   Nudge is a prototype service that helps students effectively manage their time and coursework. This service is the first step...
    Renee Carney
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  • How we're protecting privacy with the Canvas Skill for Alexa

    I've talked with some folks both f2f and in the Community about the new Canvas Skill for Alexa (included in our InstCon0017 Product Announcements) and how it might impact student privacy (e.g. FERPA in ...
    Jared Stein
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  • Proposal for New Security Policy

    Canvas makes teaching and learning easier by being open and adaptable. Openness is also a core value at Instructure. When we learn about potential security concerns, we want to keep you aware of what Instructure is do...
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  • Ideas: Archiving Anew

    Next week we will archive our first batch of ideas since the beginning of 2017. When we relaunched the evolved feature idea process we took a calculated guess that ideas in the top 10th percentile would be retain...
    Renee Carney
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  • New: Partner Integration Idea Process

    You've probably heard us say this before, but we make software that makes people smarter.  We do that by building a great core platform and encouraging partners to build on it!  You all contribute to the cor...
    Renee Carney
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  • What in the world does “Khaki” have to do with Canvas?

    In addition to being a fellow textile, ‘“Khaki,” as in “Project Khaki,” is an event in which a diverse group of community members were invited to Instructure headquarters to talk face-to-...
    Renee Carney
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  • Khaki: The beginning of great things

    KHAKI: it all happened so fast, and now here I am back at work with a heap of stuff piled up, but I wanted to write out a quick "10 things" like Kona Jones did in her post reminiscing about the Khaki1.0.  Memori...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • Khaki 2.0 - But I don't even wear Khaki?

    Origin Story    A few weeks back I got an email stating that I was invited to a mysterious event called “Khaki 2.0” from Instructure. My immediate gut instinct was “Either this is spam or...
    Roxanne Conroy
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  • Canvas as TV Drama

    For whatever reason, I view the underlying tension in this thread (Idea System Broken?) as similar to that of a great TV series.   Here's a great one, by the way, that you may have missed (and that I miss):...
    Stephen Simpson
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  • Changes are closer for Canvas Community Feature Ideas

    Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed a relaxing winter break. That being said, we are happy to see you back!   If you recall, last month we announced Changes Coming to Canvas Community Feature Ideas. We have been...
    Renee Carney
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