This document highlights all default and optional features in the current Canvas web release if available for each user role. The date of this document indicates when the included features will be available in the production environment. Unless otherwise indicated, features are already available in the beta environment.
Default features affect all Canvas users. If enabled in the Help menu, the Release Notes section displays links to these features according to user role.
Use of optional features varies across institutions, and the Optional Features section for each user role is designed to assist you in distributing information about these features if you choose to enable them for your institution. User summary templates provide all information and offer two options for distribution. For additional details about these templates, please see Template Distribution Details.
Use the default template link if you don't need to modify the content. Additionally, this option ensures the document is updated by the Canvas community team with any changes that may be made in the release notes.
To create a copy of the document to edit for your own distribution, view the template and then click Use Template button in the top right corner. You must log in to a Google account to use this feature. The template copy will be stored in your Google Drive account.