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User Summary: Canvas Instructors (2021-11-20)

User Summary: Canvas Instructors (2021-11-20)

This document highlights updated features in the current Canvas web release that affect 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.


Updated Features



Course Creation Subaccount Menu

The Create Course window has been updated with a subaccount option. This change allows manually created courses to be placed in a subaccount other than the Manually-Created Courses subaccount.

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Settings Tab URL Links

The Course Settings tabs support independent URL references. This change allows you to remain in a specific tab after a Settings page is refreshed. Previously, the Settings pages always reloaded to the Course Details tab regardless of the tab previously being viewed.

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Assignment Text Entry Word Count

The word count for assignment text submissions is displayed in SpeedGrader. This change allows you to view the word count for a text submission assignment while grading in SpeedGrader.

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