The tl;dr Canvas Podcast Episode 7 - June 2020

Created by Erin Hallmark Administrator on Apr 16, 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020 at https://podcasts.canvaslms.com

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

  • Erin Hallmark
  • Kelvin Dean
  • Trisha Dionne
  • Cinthia Ethel Timaná Ruiz

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Episode 7


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A broadcast-worthy declaration about course notifications, the Canvas Elementary Theme for elementary students, Modules functionality updates, Studio's new Collections functionality, and events updates. 


Time Stamps:

  • [00:25] Introduction
  • [01:03] Course Notifications—Davis Hyer
  • [1:42] Canvas Elementary Theme and Modules Updates—Jody Sailor, Augusto Callejas
  • [22:04] Studio Collections—Jeff Johnson
  • [28:10] Events Updates
  • [31:21] Wrapup



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View the tl;dr Episode 7 transcript



Canvas Release Notes

Canvas Elementary Theming Release Notes

Modules Enhancements Release Notes

Course Notifications Release Notes



K–12 Virtual Leadership Series

CanvasCon Online

Blog: Educator of the Year

Educator of the Year K–12 Nomination Form (deadline June 30)

Educator of the Year Higher Education Nomination Form (deadline June 30)

Student Scholarship Program Nominations (deadline June 30)


Production Details



Matt Goodwin Ryan Lufkin Jenn Mitchell



  • 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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