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Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-10-26)

Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-10-26)

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in the title of this document.

Deploy notes indicate notable changes in the deploy by feature. To view functionality according to user role, please see Canvas Features by User Role.

Fixed bugs are located in Known Issues. For related issues resolved in this deploy, view the 2022-10-26 Known Issues tag.

 


Deploy Notes Change Log

 

Account Settings

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Settings

Remove Hidden Game From 404 Page Checkbox

User Role & Summary Link

Admin | Canvas Features by User Role 

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected Feature Areas

Root Account Settings

Related Idea Conversations

Disable Video Game After users Find the Whoops… Looks Like Nothing’s Here 


Summary

In the Root Account, admins can disable the hidden game from the Page Not Found page using the Remove Hidden Game from 404 Page checkbox in Settings.

Change Benefit

This update allows the admin to prevent users from engaging in the hidden game when a 404 page displays.

Feature Workflow

Remove Hidden Game From 404 Page CheckboxRemove Hidden Game From 404 Page Checkbox

 In the Root Account Settings, click the Remove hidden game from 404 page checkbox.

 

Update Settings ButtonUpdate Settings Button

 Click the Update Settings Button.

 

LTI Updates

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Developer Keys

Dev Key LTI Sync URIs Button

Affected LTI Tools

LTI 1.3

User Role & Summary Link

Admin | Canvas Features by User Role 

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected Feature Areas

Developer Keys


Summary

The Developer Key LTI key edit page Redirect URI behavior has been updated. If the redirect URI field has any contents, it is not overwritten by pasting or changing the JSON unless the Sync URIs button is used. 

Change Benefit

This button allows the user to update the redirect URIs from the pasted JSON.

Feature Workflow

Key Settings Sync URIs ButtonKey Settings Sync URIs Button

To update redirect URIs, click the Sync URIs button.

Additional Details

When the Redirect URI field is empty, it continues to auto-populate from the pasted or edited JSON.

 

Other Updates

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Language

English (Australian) Translation Update

User Role & Summary Link

All Users | Canvas Features by User Role 

Affects User Interface

Yes   

Affected Feature Areas

Markbook


Summary

The English (Australian) language translation to Mark(s) is consistent in the Markbook.

Change Benefit

This update provides consistency when using English (Australian) language translation.

Additional Details

Previously, the translation was inconsistent in various areas of the Markbook.

 

Outcomes

Outcome Service Results to Canvas Reporting

Feature Availability

Beta environment only—production availability is subject to change. Information will be updated when available.

User Role & Summary Link

All Users | Canvas Features by User Role 

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected Feature Areas

New Quizzes, Learning Mastery Gradebook, Admin Reporting

Related Idea Conversations

Pass Outcome Results from New Quizzes to Canvas

New Quizzes: Account level Outcomes Results report?


Summary

New Quiz outcome data is available in the Learning Mastery Gradebook, Student Learning Mastery Gradebook, and the admin account-level Outcome Results report.

Change Benefit

This update allows users to collect outcome data from New Quizzes to improve usage of Competency and Standards-Based Grading.

Feature Workflow

Learning Mastery GradebookLearning Mastery Gradebook

In the Learning Mastery Gradebook, New Quizzes with Outcome alignments are included in the outcome calculations.

 

Outcome Results Admin ReportOutcome Results Admin Report

Admins can view account-level outcomes data for outcomes-aligned New Quizzes in the Outcome Results admin report.  

 

SpeedGrader

Speech-To-Text Recognizes Chrome Browser Set Languages

User Role & Summary Link

Admin, Instructors | Canvas Features by User Role 

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected Feature Areas

SpeedGrader


Summary

In the Google Chrome web browser, the Speech Recognition feature uses browser-set language to translate speech-to-text in SpeedGrader.

Change Benefit

This update allows the speech-to-text feature to recognize other spoken languages.

Feature Workflow

SpeedGrader Speech Recognition ButtonSpeedGrader Speech Recognition Button

Click the Speech Recognition button.

Speech Recognition Speech To Text RecordingSpeech Recognition Speech To Text Recording

When recording in other languages, the Speech Recognition feature recognizes the spoken language and translates the speech to text.

Additional Details

Previously, the Speech-to-text feature only recognized spoken English. Additionally, this feature is only available in the Google Chrome web browser.

 

Deploy Notes Change Log

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Date  
2022-10-19

Updated Feature 

  • Speech-To-Text Recognizes Chrome Browser Set Languages
2022-10-14 Published Deploy Notes
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