Canvas Credentials CSM Newsletter- October 2023


October is upon us! In this newsletter, we highlight our latest Canvas Credentials Webinar with the University of Texas at Austin, review our LinkedIn capabilities, and share the newest InstructureCast episode.  If you would like to be featured or if you have suggestions for what you’d like to see in upcoming newsletters, please email


Associating LinkedIn Companies with Canvas Credentials Organizations and/or Issuers
This blog shines a spotlight on a great feature released in the July 3rd Release Notes – the ability to associate your LinkedIn company (if you have one) to your Canvas Credentials Organization, or even to associate different LinkedIn companies to your different Canvas Credentials Issuers.


What Canvas Credentials Can Do For You- Webinar

Take an inside look at microcredentials at the University of Texas at Austin!


New Episode of InstructureCast! The Official Instructure Podcast

Bamboo Beat: Community Spotlight and Celebration 

Host, Nicole Hiers, is joined by Renee Carney, Kristin Lundstrum, and Nathan Atkinson to talk all things Instructure Community. Shining a spotlight on the Community, this episode celebrates a significant milestone and introduces you to the new and exciting feature available in this space. Don’t miss this behind-the-scenes look at the Instructure Community team and platform!


Be sure to check out our Instructure Community to connect with other Canvas Credentials users, view our roadmap, and suggest features to be added! Curious about how to get started? Use this guide: Welcome New Members - Instructure Community

While in the community, subscribe to weekly highlights Instructure Community Weekly Highlights 


8/28 Product Release Notes

In this Canvas Badges/Credentials release (28 August), by default, newly created custom certificates are disabled. Additionally, admins and Issuers can set a date to award badges upon completion of a course.

Consultancy and Training Hours
Our consultants focus on the people side of change. With our educational background and knowledge, we understand the challenges you’ll face with rolling out any new initiative -  whether it’s new software like Canvas or launching a credentialing program. Our strategic approach aims to create a deep connection between teaching, learning, engagement, and technology. We have the skills, tools, processes, and education expertise to make change easy for your users and to sustain long-term adoption. 

Our Strategic consulting services will help you increase the speed of adoption, deepen and elevate usage, and improve the overall student experience. For more details, please contact


Please reach out to us with any concerns. Have a good day! 


  • Your Canvas Credentials CSM Team– Ashley, Benjie, LoriAyn, Melanie, & Annelise