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User Summary: Canvas Instructors (2021-09-15)

User Summary: Canvas Instructors (2021-09-15)

This document highlights default features in the current Canvas deploy for your 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.

For related bugs that may be relevant to your role, please see the 2021-09-15 Known Issues tag.

 

Assignments

Differentiated Assignments Student Secondary Information

The Assign To field displays secondary information to differentiate students with the same name. This change provides additional information to differentiate students with the same name who are being added to an assignment.

Conferences

Group and Sections Options

As part of creating a new conference, the Conferences page includes checkboxes for selecting groups and sections. This change allows conference creators to add all members of a specific section or group to a conference.

Dashboard

To Do SpeedGrader Link

The Grade Assignment link in the To Do list opens SpeedGrader in a new browser tab. This change provides consistency within the To Do list, as the link already opens to SpeedGrader with items that need to be graded from the course sidebar.

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