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Canvas Features by User Role (2022-10-15)

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Canvas Features by User Role (2022-10-15)

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

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.

Optional Features

Use of optional features vary 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.

 

Admin Roles

View additional details for Canvas Release Notes (2022-10-15)

Default Features


Conferences

BigBlueButton Conference Updates

When using BigBlueButton, users can enable a waiting room in Conferences Settings. Additionally, in Conferences, users can add conferences to the calendar and update or sync attendees.

Inbox

Improved Inbox Functionality

In the Inbox, coding has been updated to improve functionality for all users.

 

Optional Features

Feature Options

  • Pages: Schedule Page Publication
  • Speedgrader: Multi-File Submissions Display as Single Submission for Third-Party Tools

 

Instructor Roles

View additional details for Canvas Release Notes (2022-10-15)

Default Features

Interface Updates

  • Conferences: BigBlueButton Conference Updates

Other Updates

  • Inbox: Improved Inbox Functionality

Optional Features

Feature Options

  • Pages: Schedule Page Publication
  • Speedgrader: Multi-File Submissions Display as Single Submission for Third-Party Tools

 

Observer/Student Roles

View additional details for Canvas Release Notes (2022-10-15)

Default Features

Interface Updates

  • Conferences: BigBlueButton Conference Updates

Other Updates

  • Inbox: Improved Inbox Functionality
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