The tl;dr Canvas Podcast Episode 3 - March 2020

Created by Erin Hallmark Administrator on Jan 29, 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020 at

Starts at 12:00 PM · Ends at 1:00 PM, MDT (America/Denver)

  • Erin Hallmark
  • Kelvin Dean
  • Gwenolyn Baker

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Episode 3


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Time Stamps:

  • [00:22] Introduction
  • [01:16] Features: New Rich Content Editor Auto Save—Ed Schiebel
  • [09:59] Integrations: Adobe Creative Cloud
  • [11:06] Platform: K12 Assessments with MasteryConnect—Jenn Mitchell
  • [14:50] Resources: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • [18:05] Closing Thoughts



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View the tl;dr Episode 3 transcript



Canvas Release Notes

Canvas Release Notes (2020-03-21)



User Group: New Rich Content Editor

New Rich Content Editor Auto Save release notes

New Rich Content Editor: Auto Save video

How do I add and modify text in the New Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

How do I add and modify text in the New Rich Content Editor as a student?



Adobe Creative Cloud press release



MasteryConnect Assessment website



Tools for Online Learning When the Classroom Closes (Instructure website)

Our Commitment to You During Coronavirus (Instructure blog, Melissa Loble)

Canvas Community Contingency Planning

Tips for Using MasteryConnect During a School Closure



Production Details



Matt Goodwin and Ryan Lufkin



  • Share insights about upcoming Canvas features and other improvements
  • Discuss internal thoughts about the product process
  • Explain the why of a product's development and benefit to customers



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